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Editorial
Cytomegalovirus infection after liver transplantation: Current concepts and challenges 
Raymund Rabe Razonable 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4849-4860. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4849
Review
Cytokine orchestration in post-operative peritoneal adhesion formation 
Ronan A Cahill, H Paul Redmond 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4861-4866. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4861
Narrow-band imaging optical chromocolonoscopy: Advantages and limitations 
Fabian Emura, Yutaka Saito, Hiroaki Ikematsu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4867-4872. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4867
Gastric Cancer
Low intensity ultrasound-induced apoptosis in human gastric carcinoma cells 
Yi Feng, Zhong-Min Tian, Ming-Xi Wan, Zhao-Bin Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4873-4879. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4873
Colorectal Cancer
Prognostic significance of BMP and activin membrane-bound inhibitor in colorectal cancer 
Nozomi Togo, Susumu Ohwada, Shinji Sakurai, Hiroyuki Toya, Ichiro Sakamoto, Tatsuya Yamada, Tetsuhiro Nakano, Ken Muroya, Izumi Takeyoshi, Takashi Nakajima, Takashi Sekiya, Yusuke Yamazumi, Tsutomu Nakamura, Tetsu Akiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4880-4888. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4880
Clinical Research
Irritable bowel syndrome subtypes differ in body awareness, psychological symptoms and biochemical stress markers 
Elsa M Eriksson, Kristina I Andrén, Henry T Eriksson, Göran K Kurlberg 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4889-4896. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4889
Basic Research
Ultrastructural changes in hepatocytes after taurine treatment in CCl4 induced liver injury 
Ilker Tasci, Nuket Mas, Mehmet Refik Mas, Murvet Tuncer, Bilgin Comert 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4897-4902. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4897
Rapid Communication
Up-regulation of α-catenin is associated with increased lymph node involvement in colorectal cancer 
Adam Elzagheid, Abdelbaset Buhmeida, Eija Korkeila, Yrjö Collan, Kari Syrjänen, Seppo Pyrhönen 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4903-4908. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4903
Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: Which way to go? 
Ioannis Kehagias, Stavros Nikolaos Karamanakos, Spyros Panagiotopoulos, Konstantinos Panagopoulos, Fotis Kalfarentzos 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4909-4914. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4909
Relationship between microvessel count and post-hepatectomy survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Atsushi Nanashima, Toshiyuki Nakayama, Yorihisa Sumida, Takafumi Abo, Hiroaki Takeshita, Kenichirou Shibata, Shigekazu Hidaka, Terumitsu Sawai, Toru Yasutake, Takeshi Nagayasu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4915-4922. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4915
OCTN and CARD15 gene polymorphism in Chinese patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Mei Li, Xiang Gao, Chang-Cun Guo, Kai-Chun Wu, Xin Zhang, Pin-Jin Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4923-4927. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4923
Permeabilities of rebamipide via rat intestinal membranes and its colon specific delivery using chitosan capsule as a carrier 
Bei-Bei Huang, Guo-Feng Li, Jing-Hui Luo, Lian Duan, Kishimoto Nobuaki, Yamamoto Akira 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4928-4937. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4928
Compression anastomosis clip for gastrointestinal anastomosis 
Pi-Chu Liu, Zhi-Wei Jiang, Xiao-Lin Zhu, Zhi-Ming Wang, Yan-Qing Diao, Ning Li, Jie-Shou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4938-4942. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4938
Expression transformation of claudin-1 in the process of gastric adenocarcinoma invasion 
Yong-Lian Wu, Sheng Zhang, Guo-Rong Wang, Yu-Peng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4943-4948. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4943
Role of transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathway in pathogenesis of benign biliary stricture 
Zhi-Min Geng, Jian-Bao Zheng, Xiao-Xue Zhang, Jie Tao, Lin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4949-4954. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4949
Inhibitory effects of genistein and resveratrol on guinea pig gallbladder contractility in vitro 
Long-De Wang, Xiao-Qing Qiu, Zhi-Feng Tian, Ying-Fu Zhang, Hong-Fang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4955-4960. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4955
Case Report
Laparoscopic resection for incidentally detected Meckel diverticulum 
Davide Bona, Luigi Stefano Schipani, Marco Nencioni, Barbara Rubino, Luigi Bonavina 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4961-4963. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4961
A case of long survival in poorly differentiated small cell carcinoma of the pancreas 
Min Sung Chung, Tae Kyung Ha, Kyeong Geun Lee, Seung Sam Paik 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4964-4967. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4964
Primary malignant melanoma of the liver: A case report 
Li Gong, Yan-Hong Li, Jian-Ye Zhao, Xu-Xia Wang, Shao-Jun Zhu, Wei Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(31):4968-4971. Published online Aug 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4968