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Chemokine receptor CXCR4-prognostic factor for gastrointestinal tumors 
Carl C Schimanski, Peter R Galle, Markus Moehler 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4721-4724. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4721
Hepatitis G virus 
Vasiliy Ivanovich Reshetnyak, Tatiana Igorevna Karlovich, Ljudmila Urievna Ilchenko 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4725-4734. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4725
Review
Therapy for acute pancreatitis with platelet-activating factor receptor antagonists 
Chong Chen, Shi-Hai Xia, Hong Chen, Xiao-Hong Li 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4735-4738. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4735
Gastric Cancer
Nuclear factor kappa B: A marker of chemotherapy for human stage IV gastric carcinoma 
Sheng Ye, You-Ming Long, Jian Rong, Wen-Rui Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4739-4744. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4739
Clinical Research
Revaluation of clinical and histological criteria for diagnosis of dysmetabolic iron overload syndrome 
Alessia Riva, Paola Trombini, Raffaella Mariani, Alessandra Salvioni, Sabina Coletti, Silvia Bonfadini, Valentina Paolini, Matteo Pozzi, Rita Facchetti, Giorgio Bovo, Alberto Piperno 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4745-4752. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4745
Prevention of hepatotoxicity due to anti tuberculosis treatment: A novel integrative approach 
Meghna R Adhvaryu, Narsimha M Reddy, Bhasker C Vakharia 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4753-4762. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4753
Basic Research
Ultrastructural view of colon anastomosis under propolis effect by transmission electron microscopy 
Sibel Serin Kilicoglu, Bulent Kilicoglu, Esra Erdemli 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4763-4770. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4763
Rapid Communication
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes type 2 in cryptogenic cirrhosis 
Felix I Tellez-Avila, Francisco Sanchez-Avila, Mauricio García-Saenz-de-Sicilia, Norberto C Chavez-Tapia, Ada M Franco-Guzman, Gustavo Lopez-Arce, Eduardo Cerda-Contreras, Misael Uribe 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4771-4775. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4771
Modification of end-loop ileostomy for the treatment of ischemic or radiation enteritis 
Konstantinos Tepetes, Paraskevi Liakou, Ioannis Balogiannis, Maria Kouvaraki, Konstantinos Hatzitheofilou 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4776-4778. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4776
Thalidomide effect in endothelial cell of acute radiation proctitis 
Ki-Tae Kim, Hiun-Suk Chae, Jin-Soo Kim, Hyung-Keun Kim, Young-Seok Cho, Whang Choi, Kyu-Yong Choi, Sang-Young Rho, Suk-Jin Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4779-4783. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4779
Irsogladine maleate suppresses indomethacin-induced elevation of proinflammatory cytokines and gastric injury in rats 
Xin Zhang, Koyuki Tajima, Kiyoto Kageyama, Takashi Kyoi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4784-4790. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4784
A anorectal fistula treatment with acellular extracellular matrix: A new technique 
Wei-Liang Song, Zhen-Jun Wang, Yi Zheng, Xin-Qing Yang, Ya-Ping Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4791-4794. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4791
Prokinetic effects of a ghrelin receptor agonist GHRP-6 in diabetic mice 
Qi Zheng, Wen-Cai Qiu, Jun Yan, Wei-Gang Wang, Song Yu, Zhi-Gang Wang, Kai-Xing Ai 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4795-4799. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4795
OB glue paste technique for establishing nude mouse human gastric cancer orthotopic transplantation models 
Jun Shi, Pin-Kang Wei, Shen Zhang, Zhi-Feng Qin, Jun Li, Da-Zhi Sun, Yan Xiao, Zhi-Hong Yu, Hui-Ming Lin, Guo-Jing Zheng, Xiao-Mei Su, Ya-Lin Chen, Yan-Fang Liu, Ling Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4800-4804. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4800
Risk factors for local recurrence of middle and lower rectal carcinoma after curative resection 
Ze-Yu Wu, Jin Wan, Gang Zhao, Lin Peng, Jia-Lin Du, Yuan Yao, Quan-Fang Liu, Hua-Huan Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4805-4809. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4805
Gastric cancer cell lines induced by trichostatin A 
Xiao-Ming Zou, Yun-Long Li, Hao Wang, Wu Cui, Xiao-Lin Li, Song-Bin Fu, Hong-Chi Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4810-4815. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4810
Diversity of Helicobacter pylori isolates in expression of antigens and induction of antibodies 
Ren-Xian Tang, Dong-Jiao Luo, Ai-Hua Sun, Jie Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4816-4822. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4816
Case Report
Diagnostic and therapeutic role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in biliary rhabdomyosarcoma 
Ryan W Himes, Isaac Raijman, Milton J Finegold, Heidi V Russell, Douglas S Fishman 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4823-4825. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4823
Pancreatic transection from blunt trauma associated with vascular and biliary lesions: A case report 
Gian Luca Baiocchi, Guido AM Tiberio, Federico Gheza, Marco Gardani, Massimiliano Cantù, Nazario Portolani, Stefano Maria Giulini 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4826-4829. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4826
Unexpected discovery of 2 cases of hepatocyte nuclear factor 1α-mutated infracentimetric adenomatosis 
Hervé Laumonier, Anne Rullier, Jean Saric, Charles Balabaud, Paulette Bioulac-Sage 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4830-4833. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4830
Cerebral and pulmonary embolisms after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Chang Soo Choi, Ki Hoon Kim, Geom Seog Seo, Eun Young Cho, Hyo Jeong Oh, Suck Chei Choi, Tae Hyeon Kim, Haak Cheoul Kim, Byung Suk Roh 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4834-4837. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4834
Lobulated inflammatory myoglandular polyp in the ascending colon observed by magnifying endoscopy and treated with endoscopic polypectomy 
Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Shoji Hirasaki, Masato Okuda, Kenichiro Kudo, Seiyuu Suzuki 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4838-4840. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4838
Laparoscopic cystogastrostomy for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts: A case report 
Qin-Song Sheng, Da-Zhi Chen, Ren Lang, Zhong-Kui Jin, Dong-Dong Han, Li-Xin Li, Yong-Jiu Yang, Ping Li, Fei Pan, Dong Zhang, Zhao-Wei Qu, Qiang He 
World J Gastroenterol 14(30):4841-4843. Published online Aug 14, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4841