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Editorial
Endoscopic therapy of benign biliary strictures 
Joel R Judah, Peter V Draganov 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3531-3539. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3531
Metabolic liver disease of obesity and role of adipose tissue in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Kamran Qureshi, Gary A Abrams 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3540-3553. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3540
Review
Therapy of gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma 
Andrea Morgner, Renate Schmelz, Christian Thiede, Manfred Stolte, Stephan Miehlke 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3554-3566. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3554
Topic Highlight
Early successes and late failures in the prevention of post endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography 
John G Lieb II, Peter V Draganov 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3567-3574. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3567
Endoscopic ultrasonography guided celiac plexus neurolysis and celiac plexus block in the management of pain due to pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis 
Anthony J Michaels, Peter V Draganov 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3575-3580. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3575
Basic Research
Compound Danshen injection improves endotoxin-induced microcirculatory disturbance in rat mesentery 
Jing-Yan Han, Yoshinori Horie, Soichiro Miura, Yasutada Akiba, Jun Guo, Dan Li, Jing-Yu Fan, Yu-Ying Liu, Bai-He Hu, Li-Hua An, Xin Chang, Man Xu, De-An Guo, Kai Sun, Ji-Ying Yang, Shu-Ping Fang, Ming-Ji Xian, Masahiro Kizaki, Hiroshi Nagata, Toshifumi Hibi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3581-3591. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3581
Dynamic changes and mechanism of intestinal endotoxemia in partially hepatectomized rats 
Cui-Ping Xu, Juan Liu, Jin-Chun Liu, De-Wu Han, Yang Zhang, Yuan-Chang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3592-3597. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3592
Clinical Research
Effects of combined pre- and post-natal protein deprivation on the myenteric plexus of the esophagus of weanling rats: A histochemical, quantitative and ultrastructural study 
Edson A Liberti, Ricardo BV Fontes, Verginia M Fuggi, Laura BM Maifrino, Romeu R Souza 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3598-3604. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3598
Rapid Communication
Coexpression of receptor-tyrosine-kinases in gastric adenocarcinoma-a rationale for a molecular targeting strategy? 
Daniel Drescher, Markus Moehler, Ines Gockel, Kirsten Frerichs, Annett Müller, Friedrich Dünschede, Thomas Borschitz, Stefan Biesterfeld, Martin Holtmann, Thomas Wehler, Andreas Teufel, Kerstin Herzer, Thomas Fischer, Martin R Berger, Theodor Junginger, Peter R Galle, Carl C Schimanski 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3605-3609. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3605
Long-term prognosis in patients with severe late radiation enteropathy: A prospective cohort study 
Annette Larsen, Jon B Reitan, Steinar T Aase, Martin Hauer-Jensen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3610-3613. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3610
Visceral fat and insulin resistance as predictors of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis 
Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk, Sutipong Jongjirasiri, Ammarin Thakkinstian, Naruemon Wisedopas, Pongamorn Bunnag, Gobchai Puavilai 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3614-3618. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3614
Gene expression profile analyses of mice livers injured by Leigongteng 
Yong Chen, Xiao-Ming Zhang, Feng-Mei Han, Peng Du, Qi-Song Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3619-3624. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3619
Relationship of hepatitis B virus infection of placental barrier and hepatitis B virus intra-uterine transmission mechanism 
Han Bai, Lin Zhang, Li Ma, Xiao-Guang Dou, Guo-He Feng, Gui-Zhen Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3625-3630. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3625
Case Report
Acute appendicitis presenting with abdominal wall and right groin abscess: A case report 
Mustafa Yildiz, Ahmet Sevki Karakayali, Saadet Ozer, Hilal Ozer, Aydin Demir, Bugra Kaptanoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3631-3633. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3631
Metastatic basaloid-squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus treated by 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin 
Yoshihiro Shibata, Eishi Baba, Hiroshi Ariyama, Ryusuke Miki, Nobumichi Ogami, Shuji Arita, Baoli Qin, Hitoshi Kusaba, Kenji Mitsugi, Hirokazu Noshiro, Takashi Yao, Shuji Nakano 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3634-3637. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3634
Development of ulcerative colitis in a patient with multiple sclerosis following treatment with interferonβ 1a 
Eckart Schott, Friedemann Paul, Jens T Wuerfel, Frauke Zipp, Birgit Rudolph, Bertram Wiedenmann, Daniel C Baumgart 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3638-3640. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3638
Lipoma induced jejunojejunal intussusception 
Andreas Manouras, Emmanuel E Lagoudianakis, Dimitrios Dardamanis, Dimitrios K Tsekouras, Haridimos Markogiannakis, Michael Genetzakis, Nikolaos Pararas, Artemisia Papadima, Christos Triantafillou, Vagelogiannis Katergiannakis 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3641-3644. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3641
Mesenteric inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors in an elder patient with early recurrence: A case report 
Sheng-Shih Chen, Shiuh-Inn Liu, King-Tong Mok, Being-Whey Wang, Ming-Hsin Yeh, Yu-Chia Chen, I-Shu Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3645-3648. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3645
Idiopathic sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (or abdominal cocoon): A report of 5 cases 
Ping Xu, Li-Hua Chen, You-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 13(26):3649-3651. Published online Jul 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i26.3649