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Editorial
The hepatic sinusoidal endothelial lining and colorectal liver metastases 
Filip Braet, Keissuke Nagatsuma, Masaya Saito, Lilian Soon, Eddie Wisse, Tomokazu Matsuura 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):821-825. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.821
Review
Current role of bloodless liver resection 
Spiros G Delis, Juan Madariaga, A Bakoyiannis, Ch Dervenis 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):826-829. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.826
Novel approaches towards conquering hepatitis B virus infection 
Guo-Yi Wu, Hong-Song Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):830-836. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.830
Viral Hepatitis
Soluble forms of extracellular cytokeratin 18 may differentiate simple steatosis from nonalcoholic steatohepatitis 
Yusuf Yilmaz, Enver Dolar, Engin Ulukaya, Semra Akgoz, Murat Keskin, Murat Kiyici, Sibel Aker, Arzu Yilmaztepe, Selim Gurel, Macit Gulten, Selim Giray Nak 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):837-844. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.837
H Pylori
Adherence and invasion of mouse-adapted H pylori in different epithelial cell lines 
Mao-Jun Zhang, Fan-Liang Meng, Xiao-Yun Ji, Li-Hua He, Jian-Zhong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):845-850. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.845
Basic Research
Proteasome inhibition-induces endoplasmic reticulum dysfunction and cell death of human cholangiocarcinoma cells 
Yucel Ustundag, Steven F Bronk, Gregory J Gores 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):851-857. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.851
Pancreatic carcinoma coexisting with chronic pancreatitis versus tumor-forming pancreatitis: Diagnostic utility of the time-signal intensity curve from dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging 
Yoshitsugu Tajima, Tamotsu Kuroki, Ryuji Tsutsumi, Ichiro Isomoto, Masataka Uetani, Takashi Kanematsu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):858-865. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.858
Embryonic stem cells develop into hepatocytes after intrasplenic transplantation in CCl4-treated mice 
Kei Moriya, Masahide Yoshikawa, Ko Saito, Yukiteru Ouji, Mariko Nishiofuku, Noriko Hayashi, Shigeaki Ishizaka, Hiroshi Fukui 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):866-873. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.866
Effects of hypothalamic paraventricular nuclei on apoptosis and proliferation of gastric mucosal cells induced by ischemia/reperfusion in rats 
Li Li, Yong-Mei Zhang, Wei-Li Qiao, Lin Wang, Jian-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):874-881. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.874
Effect of BN52021 on NFκ-Bp65 expression in pancreatic tissues of rats with severe acute pancreatitis 
Shi-Hai Xia, Dian-Chun Fang, Chun-Xiu Hu, Hui-Ying Bi, Yin-Zhi Yang, Yao Di 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):882-888. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.882
Clinical Research
Serum γ-glutamyltransferase, alanine aminotransferase, and aspartate aminotransferase activity in Iranian healthy blood donor men 
Hossein Khedmat, Farahnaz Fallahian, Hassan Abolghasemi, Bashir Hajibeigi, Zohre Attarchi, Farshid Alaeddini, Mohammad Taghi Holisaz, Masoumeh Pourali, Shahin Sharifi, Nasrin Zarei 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):889-894. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.889
Rapid Communication
Higher radiation dose with a shorter treatment duration improves outcome for locally advanced carcinoma of anal canal 
Kim Huang, Daphne Haas-Kogan, Vivian Weinberg, Richard Krieg 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):895-900. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.895
Endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with stenosis of ampulla of Vater: Three-year follow-up of exocrine pancreatic function and clinical symptoms 
Nils Ewald, Axel Michael Marzeion, Reinhard Georg Bretzel, Hans Ulrich Kloer, Philip Daniel Hardt 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):901-905. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.901
Unsedated ultrathin upper endoscopy is better than conventional endoscopy in routine outpatient gastroenterology practice: A randomized trial 
Lucio Trevisani, Viviana Cifalà, Sergio Sartori, Giuseppe Gilli, Giancarlo Matarese, Vincenzo Abbasciano 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):906-911. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.906
Use of probiotics for prevention of radiation-induced diarrhea 
P Delia, G Sansotta, V Donato, P Frosina, G Messina, C De Renzis, G Famularo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):912-915. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.912
Self-expandable metallic stents for palliation of patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction caused by stomach cancer 
Tae Oh Kim, Dae Hwan Kang, Gwang Ha Kim, Jeong Heo, Geun Am Song, Mong Cho, Dong Heon Kim, Mun Sup Sim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):916-920. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.916
Clinical considerations and therapeutic strategy for sigmoid volvulus in the elderly: A study of 33 cases 
Michael Safioleas, Constantinos Chatziconstantinou, Evangelos Felekouras, Michael Stamatakos, Ioannis Papaconstantinou, Anastasios Smirnis, Panagiotis Safioleas, Alkiviades Kostakis 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):921-924. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.921
Validity and cost comparison of 14carbon urea breath test for diagnosis of H Pylori in dyspeptic patients 
Shahid Rasool, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):925-929. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.925
Omeprazole-based triple therapy with low-versus high-dose of clarithromycin plus amoxicillin for H pylori eradication in Iranian population 
Ali Asghar Keshavarz, Homayoon Bashiri, Mahtab Rahbar 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):930-933. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.930
Growth inhibitory effect of wild-type Kras2 gene on a colonic adenocarcinoma cell line 
Hong Li, Hou-Fa Cao, Jun Wan, Yuan Li, Mei-Ling Zhu, Po Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):934-938. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.934
Construction of recombinant attenuated Salmonella typhimurium DNA vaccine expressing H pylori ureB and IL-2 
Can Xu, Zhao-Shen Li, Yi-Qi Du, Yan-Fang Gong, Hua Yang, Bo Sun, Jing Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):939-944. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.939
Oral absorption of hyaluronic acid and phospholipids complexes in rats 
Si-Ling Huang, Pei-Xue Ling, Tian-Min Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):945-949. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.945
Detection of aberrant methylation in fecal DNA as a molecular screening tool for colorectal cancer and precancerous lesions 
Zhao-Hui Huang, Li-Hua Li, Fan Yang, Jin-Fu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):950-954. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.950
Clinical study on safety of adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation in both donors and recipients 
Bin Liu, Lu-Nan Yan, Wen-Tao Wang, Bo Li, Yong Zeng, Tian-Fu Wen, Ming-Qing Xu, Jia-Yin Yang, Zhe-Yu Chen, Ji-Chun Zhao, Yu-Kui Ma, Jiang-Wen Liu, Hong Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):955-959. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.955
Case Report
Gastric adenocarcinoma inducing portal hypertension: A rare presentation 
Pradipta Ghosh, Katsumi Miyai, Mario Chojkier 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):960-963. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.960
Fatal liver failure caused by reactivation of lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus: A case report 
Yuka Suzuki, Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi, Chiaki Okuse, Yoshihiko Nagase, Hideaki Takahashi, Kyoji Moriya, Michihiro Suzuki, Kazuhiko Koike, Shiro Iino, Fumio Itoh 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):964-969. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.964
Stent placement is effective on both postoperative hepatic arterial pseudoaneurysm and subsequent portal vein stricture: A case report 
Toshiaki Ichihara, Tsutomu Sato, Hideaki Miyazawa, Satoshi Shibata, Manabu Hashimoto, Koichi Ishiyama, Yuzo Yamamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):970-972. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.970
Knot formation in the feeding jejunostomy tube: A case report and review of the literature 
Guo-Shiou Liao, Huan-Fa Hsieh, Meng-Hang Wu, Teng-Wei Chen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Yao-Chi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):973-974. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.973
Acute pancreatitis and amiodarone: A case report 
Yen-Yuan Chen, Ching-Yu Chen, Kai-Kuen Leung 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):975-977. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.975
Virtual colonoscopy-induced perforation in a patient with Crohn’s disease 
Sunny H Wong, Vincent WS Wong, Joseph JY Sung 
World J Gastroenterol 13(6):978-979. Published online Feb 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i6.978