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Imaging of the small bowel in Crohn's disease: A review of old and new techniques 
Simone Saibeni, Emanuele Rondonotti, Andrea Iozzelli, Luisa Spina, Gian Eugenio Tontini, Flaminia Cavallaro, Camilla Ciscato, Roberto de Franchis, Francesco Sardanelli, Maurizio Vecchi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3279-3287. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3279
Ileal pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis 
Simon P Bach, Neil J Mortensen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3288-3300. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3288
Review
Diagnostic procedures for submucosal tumors in the gastrointestinal tract 
Laura Graves Ponsaing, Katalin Kiss, Annika Loft, Lise Ingemann Jensen, Mark Berner Hansen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3301-3310. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3301
Classification of submucosal tumors in the gastrointestinal tract 
Laura Graves Ponsaing, Katalin Kiss, Mark Berner Hansen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3311-3315. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3311
Therapeutic procedures for submucosal tumors in the gastrointestinal tract 
Laura Graves Ponsaing, Mark Berner Hansen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3316-3322. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3316
Liver Cancer
Correlation analysis of liver tumor-associated genes with liver regeneration 
Cun-Shuan Xu, Shou-Bing Zhang, Xiao-Guang Chen, Salman Rahman 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3323-3332. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3323
Establishing models of portal vein occlusion and evaluating value of multi-slice CT in hepatic VX2 tumor in rabbits 
Yue-Yong Qi, Li-Guang Zou, Ping Liang, Dong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3333-3341. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3333
Basic Research
Reversal of hyperglycemia in diabetic rats by portal vein transplantation of islet-like cells generated from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells 
Xiao-Hong Wu, Cui-Ping Liu, Kuan-Feng Xu, Xiao-Dong Mao, Jian Zhu, Jing-Jing Jiang, Dai Cui, Mei Zhang, Yu Xu, Chao Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3342-3349. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3342
Rapid Communication
Planned second-look laparoscopy in the management of acute mesenteric ischemia 
Hakan Yanar, Korhan Taviloglu, Cemalettin Ertekin, Beyza Ozcinar, Fatih Yanar, Recep Guloglu, Mehmet Kurtoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3350-3053. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3350
Frequent loss of heterozygosity at 8p22 chromosomal region in diffuse type of gastric cancer 
Hedayat Allah Hosseini, Ali Ahani, Hamid Galehdari, Ali Mohammad Froughmand, Masoud Hosseini, Abdolrahim Masjedizadeh, Mohammad Reza Zali 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3354-3358. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3354
Phase 1 human trial of autologous bone marrow-hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with decompensated cirrhosis 
Mehdi Mohamadnejad, Mehrnaz Namiri, Mohamad Bagheri, Seyed Masiha Hashemi, Hossein Ghanaati, Narges Zare Mehrjardi, Saeed Kazemi Ashtiani, Reza Malekzadeh, Hossein Baharvand 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3359-3363. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3359
The receptor for β2GP I on membrane of hepatocellular carcinoma cell line SMMC-7721 is annexin II  
Pu-Jun Gao, Yang Shi, Yan-Hang Gao, Ya-Wen Liu, Yan Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3364-3368. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3364
Difference in gene expression of macrophage between normal spleen and portal hypertensive spleen idendified by cDNA microarray 
Feng Yan, Xiao-Min Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3369-3373. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3369
Anti-tumor activities and apoptosis-regulated mechanisms of bufalin on the orthotopic transplantation tumor model of human hepatocellular carcinoma in nude mice 
Ke-Qi Han, Guang Huang, Wei Gu, Yong-Hua Su, Xue-Qiang Huang, Chang-Quan Ling 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3374-3379. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3374
Study of circumferential resection margin in patients with middle and lower rectal carcinoma 
Ze-Yu Wu, Jin Wan, Jing-Hua Li, Gang Zhao, Lin Peng, Yuan Yao, Jia-Lin Du, Quan-Fang Liu, Zhi-Du Wang, Zhi-Ming Huang, Hua-Huan Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3380-3383. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3380
Case Report
Multiple gastrointestinal stromal tumors and bilateral pheochromocytoma in neurofibromatosis 
Klaus Kramer, Cornelia Hasel, Andrik J Aschoff, Doris Henne-Bruns, Peter Wuerl 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3384-3387. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3384
Malignant lymphoma in the ileum diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy 
Kazuko Beppu, Taro Osada, Akihito Nagahara, Naoto Sakamoto, Tomoyoshi Shibuya, Masato Kawabe, Takeshi Terai, Toshifumi Ohkusa, Tatsuo Ogihara, Nobuhiro Sato, Toshiki Kamano, Yasuo Hayashida, Sumio Watanabe 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3388-3391. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3388
Multiple malignant extragastrointestinal stromal tumors of the greater omentum and results of immunohistochemistry and mutation analysis: A case report 
Jong-Han Kim, Yoon-Jung Boo, Cheol-Woong Jung, Sung-Soo Park, Seung-Joo Kim, Young-Jae Mok, Sang-Dae Kim, Yang-Suk Chae, Chong-Suk Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3392-3395. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3392
A gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the duodenum masquerading as a pancreatic head tumor 
Sung Ho Kwon, Hee Jeong Cha, Seok Won Jung, Byung Chul Kim, Jae Serk Park, In Du Jeong, Jong Hwa Lee, Yang Won Nah, Sung Jo Bang, Jung Woo Shin, Neung Hwa Park, Do Ha Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(24):3396-3399. Published online Jun 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i24.3396