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Editorial
H pylori recurrence after successful eradication 
Yaron Niv 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1477-1478. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1477
Esophageal Cancer
Staging accuracy of esophageal cancer by endoscopic ultrasound: A meta-analysis and systematic review 
Srinivas R Puli, Jyotsna BK Reddy, Matthew L Bechtold, Daphne Antillon, Jamal A Ibdah, Mainor R Antillon 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1479-1490. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1479
Liver Cancer
Synergistic growth inhibitory effects of Phyllanthus emblica and Terminalia bellerica extracts with conventional cytotoxic agents: Doxorubicin and cisplatin against human hepatocellular carcinoma and lung cancer cells 
Khosit Pinmai, Sriharut Chunlaratthanabhorn, Chatri Ngamkitidechakul, Noppamas Soonthornchareon, Chariya Hahnvajanawong 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1491-1497. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1491
H Pylori
Polymorphism of -765G > C COX-2 is a risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma and peptic ulcer disease in addition to H pylori infection: A study from northern India 
Ashish Saxena, Kashi Nath Prasad, Uday Chand Ghoshal, Monty Roshan Bhagat, Narendra Krishnani, Nuzhat Husain 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1498-1503. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1498
Basic Research
Apoptosis of human pancreatic cancer cells induced by Triptolide 
Guo-Xiong Zhou, Xiao-Ling Ding, Jie-Fei Huang, Hong Zhang, Sheng-Bao Wu, Jian-Ping Cheng, Qun Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1504-1509. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1504
Clinical Research
Hepatitis B virus genotypes in southwest Iran: Molecular, serological and clinical outcomes 
Anahita Mojiri, Abbas Behzad-Behbahani, Mehdei Saberifirozi, Maryam Ardabili, Mahmood Beheshti, Marjan Rahsaz, Mehrdad Banihashemi, Negar Azarpira, Bita Geramizadeh, Baharak Khadang, Afsaneh Moaddeb, Mojgan Ghaedi, Tahereh Heidari, Ardeshir Torab, Alireza Salah, Saeid Amirzadeh, Zahra Jowkar, Davood Mehrabani, Samad Amini-Bavil-Olyaee, Mohammad Ali Dehyadegari 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1510-1513. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1510
Transnasal endoscopic retrograde chalangiopancreatography using an ultrathin endoscope: A prospective comparison with a routine oral procedure 
Akihiro Mori, Noritsugu Ohashi, Takako Maruyama, Hideharu Tatebe, Katsuhisa Sakai, Takashi Shibuya, Hiroshi Inoue, Shoudou Takegoshi, Masataka Okuno 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1514-1520. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1514
Regulatory T cells in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases treated with adacolumn granulocytapheresis 
Emilio Cuadrado, Marta Alonso, Maria Dolores de Juan, Pilar Echaniz, Juan Ignacio Arenas 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1521-1527. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1521
Rapid Communication
Increased basolateral sorting of carcinoembryonic antigen in a polarized colon carcinoma cell line after cholesterol depletion-Implications for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 
Robert Ehehalt, Markus Krautter, Martin Zorn, Richard Sparla, Joachim Füllekrug, Hasan Kulaksiz, Wolfgang Stremmel 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1528-1533. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1528
Clinical predictors of colorectal polyps and carcinoma in a low prevalence region: Results of a colonoscopy based study 
Yousef Bafandeh, Manoochehr Khoshbaten, Amir Taher Eftekhar Sadat, Sara Farhang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1534-1538. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1534
Gastric juice for the diagnosis of H pylori infection in patients on proton pump inhibitors 
Javed Yakoob, Shahid Rasool, Zaigham Abbas, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Muhammad Islam, Zubair Ahmad 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1539-1543. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1539
High rate of complicated idiopathic gallstone disease in pediatric patients of a North American tertiary care center 
Denise Herzog, Guylaine Bouchard 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1544-1548. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1544
High circulating D-dimers are associated with ascites and hepatocellular carcinoma in liver cirrhosis 
Aldo Spadaro, Vincenza Tortorella, Carmela Morace, Agostino Fortiguerra, Paola Composto, Caterina Bonfiglio, Angela Alibrandi, Carmelo Luigiano, Giuseppe De Caro, Antonino Ajello, Oscar Ferraù, Maria Antonietta Freni 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1549-1552. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1549
Impact of obesity on the surgical outcome following repeat hepatic resection in Japanese patients with recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma 
Tohru Utsunomiya, Masahiro Okamoto, Toshihumi Kameyama, Ayumi Matsuyama, Manabu Yamamoto, Megumu Fujiwara, Masaki Mori, Shiomi Aimitsu, Teruyoshi Ishida 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1553-1558. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1553
Prevalence of anti-HAV antibodies in multitransfused patients with beta-thalassemia 
Dimitrios Siagris, Alexandra Kouraklis-Symeonidis, Irini Konstantinidou, Myrto Christofidou, Ioannis Starakis, Alexandra Lekkou, Christos Papadimitriou, Alexandros Blikas, Nicholas Zoumbos, Chryssoula Labropoulou-Karatza 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1559-1563. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1559
Prevalence and determinants of delayed gastric emptying in hospitalised Type 2 diabetic patients 
Vladimir Kojecky, Jaromir Bernatek, Michael Horowitz, Stanislav Zemek, Jiri Bakala, Ales Hep 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1564-1569. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1564
Mutations in components of the Wnt signaling pathway in gastric cancer 
Kai-Feng Pan, Wan-Guo Liu, Lian Zhang, Wei-Cheng You, You-Yong Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1570-1574. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1570
Angiopoietin-1 targeted RNA interference suppresses angiogenesis and tumor growth of esophageal cancer 
Xiao-Hong Liu, Chen-Guang Bai, Yang Yuan, De-Jun Gong, Sheng-Dong Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1575-1581. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1575
Refined mapping of loss of heterozygosity on 1q31.1-32.1 in sporadic colorectal carcinoma 
Chong-Zhi Zhou, Guo-Qiang Qiu, Jun-Wei Fan, Xiao-Liang Wang, Hua-Mei Tang, Li Huang, Yu-Hao Sun, Zhi-Hai Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1582-1587. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1582
Colorectal carcinoma-associated antigen Ca-Hb3 detected by one-dimensional SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry 
Shuo Sun, Feng-Jie Guo, Yong-Qing Tong, Jian-Gao Zhu, Guan-Cheng Li 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1588-1591. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1588
Inhibition of hepatitis B virus replication by pokeweed antiviral protein in vitro 
Yong-Wen He, Chun-Xia Guo, Yan-Feng Pan, Cheng Peng, Zhi-Hong Weng 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1592-1597. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1592
Effect of lifestyle intervention on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Chinese obese children 
Chun-Lin Wang, Li Liang, Jun-Fen Fu, Chao-Chun Zou, Fang Hong, Jin-Zheng Xue, Jin-Rui Lu, Xiang-Min Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1598-1602. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1598
A pilot study on combination of cryosurgery and 125iodine seed implantation for treatment of locally advanced pancreatic cancer 
Ke-Cheng Xu, Li-Zhi Niu, Yi-Ze Hu, Wei-Bing He, Yi-Song He, Ying-Fei Li, Jian-Sheng Zuo 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1603-1611. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1603
Changes of histology and expression of MMP-2 and nm23-H1 in primary and metastatic gastric cancer 
Lin-Bo Wang, Zhi-Nong Jiang, Miao-Ying Fan, Chao-Yang Xu, Wen-Jun Chen, Jian-Guo Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1612-1616. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1612
Entecavir up-regulates dendritic cell function in patients with chronic hepatitis B 
Gao-Feng Lu, Fu-Ai Tang, Peng-Yuan Zheng, Ping-Chang Yang, Yuan-Ming Qi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1617-1621. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1617
Case Report
Pseudocirrhosis in a pancreatic cancer patient with liver metastases: A case report of complete resolution of pseudocirrhosis with an early recognition and management 
Soonmo Peter Kang, Tamar Taddei, Bruce McLennan, Jill Lacy 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1622-1624. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1622
A case of asymptomatic intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct without hepatolithiasis 
Junpei Hayashi, Shyun-ichi Matsuoka, Makiko Inami, Shu Ohshiro, Akiyasu Ishigami, Hirotoshi Fujikawa, Masahide Miyagawa, Kenji Mimatsu, Youichi Kuboi, Hisao Kanou, Takatsugu Oida, Mitsuhiko Moriyama 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1625-1629. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1625
Protein-losing enteropathy associated with rotavirus infection in an infant 
Tadashi Iwasa, Nobuyuki Matsubayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1630-1632. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1630
Melanoma of the rectum: A rare entity 
PM van Schaik, MF Ernst, HA Meijer, K Bosscha 
World J Gastroenterol 14(10):1633-1635. Published online Mar 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1633