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Review
Diet, H pylori infection and gastric cancer: Evidence and controversies 
Alba Rocco, Gerardo Nardone 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2901-2912. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2901
Liver Cancer
Useful detection of CD147 (EMMPRIN) for pathological diagnosis of early hepatocellular carcinoma in needle biopsy samples 
Satoshi Mamori, Keisuke Nagatsuma, Tomokazu Matsuura, Kiyoshi Ohkawa, Hiroshi Hano, Masaharu Fukunaga, Masato Matsushima, Yoshifumi Masui, Nao Fushiya, Hiroshi Onoda, Yasuyuki Searashi, Ichiro Takagi, Hisao Tagiri 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2913-2917. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2913
Viral Hepatitis
Ultrastructure of oval cells in children with chronic hepatitis B, with special emphasis on the stage of liver fibrosis: The first pediatric study 
Maria Elzbieta Sobaniec-Lotowska, Joanna Maria Lotowska, Dariusz Marek Lebensztejn 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2918-2922. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2918
H Pylori
CagA+ H pylori infection is associated with polarization of T helper cell immune responses in gastric carcinogenesis 
Shu-Kui Wang, Hui-Fang Zhu, Bang-Shun He, Zhen-Yu Zhang, Zhi-Tan Chen, Zi-Zheng Wang, Guan-Ling Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2923-2931. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2923
Basic Research
Leptin treatment ameliorates acute lung injury in rats with cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis 
Fatma Ayca Gultekin, Mustafa Kerem, Ertan Tatlicioglu, Aysel Aricioglu, Cigdem Unsal, Neslihan Bukan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2932-2938. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2932
Predicting prognosis of rectal cancer patients with total mesorectal excision using molecular markers 
Jun-Jie Peng, San-Jun Cai, Hong-Feng Lu, Guo-Xiang Cai, Peng Lian, Zu-Qing Guan, Ming-He Wang, Ye Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):3009-3015. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.3009
Clinical Research
Clinical significance of mucosal suppressors of cytokine signaling 3 expression in ulcerative colitis 
Yoshihiro Miyanaka, Yoshitaka Ueno, Shinji Tanaka, Kyoko Yoshioka, Tsuyoshi Hatakeyama, Masaru Shimamoto, Masaharu Sumii, Kazuaki Chayama 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2939-2944. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2939
Impact of preoperative chemoradiotherapy on survival in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer 
Pälvi Vento, Harri Mustonen, Timo Joensuu, Päivi Kärkkäinen, Eero Kivilaakso, Tuula Kiviluoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2945-2951. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2945
Rapid Communication
Efficacy of transcatheter embolization/chemoembolization (TAE/TACE) for the treatment of single hepatocellular carcinoma 
Roberto Miraglia, Giada Pietrosi, Luigi Maruzzelli, Ioannis Petridis, Settimo Caruso, Gianluca Marrone, Giuseppe Mamone, Giovanni Vizzini, Angelo Luca, Bruno Gridelli 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2952-2955. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2952
Frequency of primary iron overload and HFE gene mutations (C282Y, H63D and S65C) in chronic liver disease patients in north India 
Barjinderjit Kaur Dhillon, Reena Das, Gurjeewan Garewal, Yogesh Chawla, RK Dhiman, Ashim Das, Ajay Duseja, GR Chandak 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2956-2959. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2956
Role of matrix metalloproteinase, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase and tumor necrosis factor-α single nucleotide gene polymorphisms in inflammatory bowel disease 
Martin JW Meijer, Marij AC Mieremet-Ooms, Ruud A van Hogezand, Cornelis BHW Lamers, Daniel W Hommes, Hein W Verspaget 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2960-2966. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2960
Optimal length of triple therapy for H pylori eradication in a population with high prevalence of infection in Chile 
Arnoldo Riquelme, Alejandro Soza, Cesar Pedreros, Andrea Bustamante, Felipe Valenzuela, Francisco Otarola, Eduardo Abbott, Marco Arellano, Brenda Medina, Alejandro Pattillo, Douglas Greig, Marco Arrese, Antonio Rollan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2967-2972. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2967
Comparison of postpolypectomy bleeding between epinephrine and saline submucosal injection for large colon polyps by conventional polypectomy: A prospective randomized, multicenter study 
Suck-Ho Lee, Il-Kwun Chung, Sun-Joo Kim, Jin-Oh Kim, Bong-Min Ko, Won Ho Kim, Hyun-Soo Kim, Dong-IL Park, Hyo-Jong Kim, Jeong-Sik Byeon, Suk-Kyun Yang, Byeong Ik Jang, Sung-Ae Jung, Yoon-Tae Jeen, Jai-Hyun Choi, Hwang Choi, Dong-Soo Han, Jae Suk Song 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2973-2977. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2973
Prevalence of IgA-antiendomysial antibody in a patient cohort with idiopathic low bone mineral density 
T Karakan, O Ozyemisci-Taskiran, Z Gunendi, F Atalay, C Tuncer 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2978-2982. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2978
H pylori infection in patients with Behcet’s disease 
Osman Ersoy, Reyhan Ersoy, Ozlem Yayar, Huseyin Demirci, Semih Tatlican 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2983-2985. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2983
Prognostic value of DNA alterations on chromosome 17p13.2 for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Ubol Chuensumran, Sopit Wongkham, Chawalit Pairojkul, Siri Chauin, Songsak Petmitr 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2986-2991. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2986
Significance of platelet activating factor receptor expression in pancreatic tissues of rats with severe acute pancreatitis and effects of BN52021 
Shi-Hai Xia, Chun-Xiu Hu, Zhi-Ling Zhao, Guo-Dong Xia, Yao Di 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2992-2998. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2992
Comparison scoring model of severe viral hepatitis and model of end stage liver disease for the prognosis of patients with liver failure in China 
Li Zhou, Pei-Ling Dong, Hui-Guo Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):2999-3002. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2999
Assessment of health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy 
Zhi-Jun Bao, De-Kai Qiu, Xiong Ma, Zhu-Ping Fan, Gan-Sheng Zhang, Yi-Qin Huang, Xiao-Feng Yu, Min-De Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):3003-3008. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.3003
Case Report
Complete eradication of hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer by Yttrium-90 SIRT 
Sean Garrean, Amanda Muhs, James T Bui, Michael J Blend, Charles Owens, William S Helton, N Joseph Espat 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):3016-3019. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.3016
Letters To The Editor
Hepatitis C virus RNA kinetics: Drug efficacy and the rate of HCV-infected cells loss 
Harel Dahari, Alan S Perelson 
World J Gastroenterol 13(21):3020-3021. Published online Jun 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.3020