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Editorial
Stanislas HX Morin, Adrian KP Lim, Jeremy FL Cobbold, Simon D Taylor-Robinson 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):5963-5970. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.5963
Pier Alberto Testoni 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):5971-5978. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.5971
Review
Bernardino Rampone, Corrado Pedrazzani, Daniele Marrelli, Enrico Pinto, Franco Roviello 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):5985-5988. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.5985
Basic Research
Li-Jie Li, Yun-Gao Yang, Zhi-Ling Zhang, Sui-Feng Nie, Ze Li, Feng Li, He-Yu Hua, Yan-Jun Hu, Hong-Shuan Zhang, Ya-Bing Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):5989-5994. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.5989
Clinical Research
Masaru Shimamoto, Yoshitaka Ueno, Shinji Tanaka, Toshiko Onitake, Rie Hanaoka, Kyoko Yoshioka, Tsuyoshi Hatakeyama, Kazuaki Chayama 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):5995-6002. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.5995
Norihide Higuchi, Naoko Tahara, Katsunori Yanagihara, Kiyoyasu Fukushima, Naofumi Suyama, Yuichi Inoue, Yoshitsugu Miyazaki, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Koh-ichiro Yoshiura, Norio Niikawa, Chun-Yang Wen, Hajime Isomoto, Saburou Shikuwa, Katsuhisa Omagari, Yohei Mizuta, Shigeru Kohno, Kazuhiro Tsukamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6003-6008. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6003
Rapid Communication
I Esposito, A de Leone, G Di Gregorio, S Giaquinto, L de Magistris, A Ferrieri, G Riegler 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6016-6021. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6016
Roberto Miraglia, Giada Pietrosi, Luigi Maruzzelli, Ioannis Petridis, Settimo Caruso, Gianluca Marrone, Giuseppe Mamone, Giovanni Vizzini, Angelo Luca, Bruno Gridelli 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6022-6026. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6022
Serkan Torun, Enver Dolar, Yusuf Yilmaz, Murat Keskin, Murat Kiyici, Melda Sinirtas, Emre Sarandol, Selim Gurel, Selim Giray Nak, Macit Gulten 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6027-6030. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6027
Andriana C Kaliora, Maria G Stathopoulou, John K Triantafillidis, George VZ Dedoussis, Nikolaos K Andrikopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6031-6036. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6031
Ya-Li Cao, Shi-Xiang Wang, Zuo-Min Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6037-6040. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6037
Shen-Hao Wang, Lei Dong, Jin-Yan Luo, Jun Gong, Lu Li, Xiao-Lan Lu, Shui-Ping Han 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6041-6047. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6041
Ze-Yu Wu, Jin Wan, Jing-Hua Li, Gang Zhao, Yuan Yao, Jia-Lin Du, Quan-Fang Liu, Lin Peng, Zhi-Du Wang, Zhi-Ming Huang, Hua-Huan Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6048-6052. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6048
Jing Fan, Ren Li, Rui Zhang, Hai-Liang Liu, Ning Zhang, Fu-Qing Zhang, Ke-Feng Dou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6053-6059. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6053
Yong-Lan Huang, Jie-Ping Yu, Gao-Hua Wang, Zhen-Hua Chen, Qing Wang, Ling Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6060-6065. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6060
Bai-Feng Li, Yong-Feng Liu, Ying Cheng, Ke-Zhong Zhang, Tie-Min Li, Ning Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6066-6071. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6066
Di-Yu Huang, Xian-Fa Wang, Wei Zhou, Ying Xin, Yi-Ping Mou, Xiu-Jun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6072-6075. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6072
Sheng-Lei Li, Dong-Ling Gao, Zhi-Hua Zhao, Zong-Wen Liu, Qiu-Min Zhao, Jin-Xia Yu, Kui-Sheng Chen, Yun-Han Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6076-6081. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6076
Case Report
S Simona Jakab, A Brian West, Dennis M Meighan, Robert S Brown Jr, William B Hale 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6087-6089. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6087
Doris Schacherer, Martina Zeitoun, Roland Büttner, Cornelia Gelbmann, Aiman Obed, Hans-Jürgen Schlitt, Jürgen Schölmerich, Gabi I Kirchner 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6090-6093. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6090
Tomohide Hori, Kentaro Taniguchi, Masashi Kurata, Kenji Nakamura, Kenji Kato, Yoshifumi Ogura, Makoto Iwasaki, Shinya Okamoto, Koichiro Yamakado, Shintaro Yagi, Taku Iida, Takuma Kato, Kanako Saito, Linan Wang, Yoshifumi Kawarada, Shinji Uemoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6094-6097. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6094
Grigorios Christodoulidis, Dimitris Zacharoulis, Sotiris Barbanis, Emmanuel Katsogridakis, Konstantine Hatzitheofilou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6098-6100. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6098
Konstantinos Tepetes, Gregory Christodoulidis, Michael Spryridakis, Konstantinos Hatzitheofilou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6101-6103. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6101
APA Pimenta, JR Preto, AMF Gouveia, E Fonseca, MML Pimenta 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6104-6108. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6104
F Karasavvidou, SP Potamianos, S Barbanis, E Stathakis, A Psychos, AN Kapsoritakis, G Koukoulis 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6109-6111. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6109
Jun-Seok Park, Sung-Bum Kang, Duck-Woo Kim, Na-Young Kim, Kyoung-Ho Lee, Young-Hoon Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6112-6114. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6112
Long Sun, Huang-Yang Ye, Ying-Hong Zhang, Yong-Song Guan, Hua Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6115-6118. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6115
Letters To The Editor
Hitoshi Yoshiji, Masahide Yoshikawa, Kosuke Kaji, Hiroshi Fukui 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6119-6119. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6119
News
You-De Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(45):6120-6121. Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6120