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Review
Recurrence of cholestatic liver disease after living donor liver transplantation 
Sumihito Tamura, Yasuhiko Sugawara, Junichi Kaneko, Junichi Togashi, Yuichi Matsui, Noriyo Yamashiki, Norihiro Kokudo, Masatoshi Makuuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5105-5109. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5105
Topic Highlight
Role of STAT3 in inflammatory bowel disease 
Ken Sugimoto 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5110-5114. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5110
New serological biomarkers of inflammatory bowel disease 
Xuhang Li, Laurie Conklin, Philip Alex 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5115-5124. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5115
Helminth infections and intestinal inflammation 
Li Jian Wang, Yue Cao, Hai Ning Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5125-5132. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5125
Roles of galectins in inflammatory bowel disease 
Akira Hokama, Emiko Mizoguchi, Atsushi Mizoguchi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5133-5137. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5133
Role of mucosal dendritic cells in inflammatory bowel disease 
Jan Hendrik Niess 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5138-5148. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5138
Toll-like receptors in inflammatory bowel disease-stepping into uncharted territory 
Avi Levin, Oren Shibolet 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5149-5153. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5149
Mucosal cytokine network in inflammatory bowel disease 
Akira Andoh, Yuhki Yagi, Makoto Shioya, Atsushi Nishida, Tomoyuki Tsujikawa, Yoshihide Fujiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5154-5161. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5154
Colorectal Cancer
Roscovitine synergizes with conventional chemo-therapeutic drugs to induce efficient apoptosis of human colorectal cancer cells 
Mohamed Salah I Abaza, Abdul-Majeed A Bahman, Rajaa J Al-Attiyah 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5162-5175. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5162
Basic Research
Enhanced therapeutic effects for human pancreatic cancer by application K-ras and IGF-IR antisense oligodeoxynucleotides 
Yong-Mei Shen, Xiao-Chun Yang, Chen Yang, Jun-Kang Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5176-5185. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5176
Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway regulates hepatic stellate cell apoptosis 
Yan Wang, Xiao-Yu Jiang, Li Liu, Hui-Qing Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5186-5191. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5186
Rapid Communication
Ketamine anesthesia reduces intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats 
Carlos Rodrigo Cámara, Francisco Javier Guzmán, Ernesto Alexis Barrera, Andrés Jesús Cabello, Armando Garcia, Nancy Esthela Fernández, Eloy Caballero, Jesus Ancer 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5192-5196. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5192
Maintenance time of sedative effects after an intravenous infusion of diazepam: A guide for endoscopy using diazepam 
Mitsushige Sugimoto, Takahisa Furuta, Akiko Nakamura, Naohito Shirai, Mutsuhiro Ikuma, Shingen Misaka, Shinya Uchida, Hiroshi Watanabe, Kyoichi Ohashi, Takashi Ishizaki, Akira Hishida 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5197-5203. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5197
Nigella sativa relieves the deleterious effects of ischemia reperfusion injury on liver 
Fahrettin Yildiz, Sacit Coban, Alpaslan Terzi, Mustafa Ates, Nurten Aksoy, Hale Cakir, Ali Riza Ocak, Muharrem Bitiren 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5204-5209. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5204
Efficacy and safety of gemcitabine-oxaliplatin combined with huachansu in patients with advanced gallbladder carcinoma 
Tian-Jie Qin, Xin-Han Zhao, Jun Yun, Ling-Xiao Zhang, Zhi-Ping Ruan, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5210-5216. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5210
Efflux pump gene hefA of Helicobacter pylori plays an important role in multidrug resistance 
Zhi-Qiang Liu, Peng-Yuan Zheng, Ping-Chang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5217-5222. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5217
Case Report
Combined endoscopic and ursodeoxycholic acid treatment of biliary cast syndrome in a non-transplant patient 
Panagiotis Katsinelos, Jannis Kountouras, Grigoris Chatzimavroudis, Christos Zavos, Ioannis Pilpilidis, George Paroutoglou 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5223-5225. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5223
Letters To The Editor
Management of constipation in the elderly: Emerging therapeutic strategies 
Shailendra Kapoor 
World J Gastroenterol 14(33):5226-5227. Published online Sep 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5226