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Surgical outcome of adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas 
Takehiro Okabayashi, Kazuhiro Hanazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6765-6770. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6765
Observer
Adult eosinophilic gastroenteritis and hypereosinophilic syndromes 
Hugh James Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6771-6773. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6771
Review
Practical guidelines for diagnosis and early management of drug-induced liver injury 
Kazuto Tajiri, Yukihiro Shimizu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6774-6785. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6774
Topic Highlight
Dynamic localization of hepatocellular transporters in health and disease 
Marcelo G Roma, Fernando A Crocenzi, Aldo D Mottino 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6786-6801. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6786
Liver Cancer
Inhibitory effect of interferon-α-2b on expression of cyclooxygenase-2 and vascular endothelial growth factor in human hepatocellular carcinoma inoculated in nude mice 
Bin Cao, Xiao-Ping Chen, Peng Zhu, Lei Ding, Jian Guan, Zuo-Liang Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6802-6807. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6802
Basic Research
Failure of P-selectin blockade alone to protect the liver from ischemia-reperfusion injury in the isolated blood-perfused rat liver 
Samuel Wyllie, Neal R Barshes, Feng-Qin Gao, Saul J Karpen, John A Goss 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6808-6816. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6808
Rapid Communication
Cytoreduction and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from pseudomyxoma peritonei 
Tommaso Cioppa, Marco Vaira, Camilla Bing, Silvia D’Amico, Alessandro Bruscino, Michele De Simone 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6817-6823. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6817
Effect of propranolol on the splanchnic and peripheral renin angiotensin system in cirrhotic patients 
Walkíria Wingester Vilas-Boas, Antônio Ribeiro-Oliveira Jr, Renata da Cunha Ribeiro, Renata Lúcia Pereira Vieira, Jerusa Almeida, Ana Paula Nadu, Ana Cristina Simões e Silva, Robson Augusto Souza Santos 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6824-6830. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6824
Pre-operative predictive factors for gallbladder cholesterol polyps using conventional diagnostic imaging 
Ji-Hoon Choi, Jung-Won Yun, Yong-Sung Kim, Eun-A Lee, Sang-Tae Hwang, Yong-Kyun Cho, Hong-Joo Kim, Jung-Ho Park, Dong-Il Park, Chong-Il Sohn, Woo-Kyu Jeon, Byung-Ik Kim, Hyoung-Ook Kim, Jun-Ho Shin 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6831-6834. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6831
Micronucleus analysis in patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma and colorectal polyps 
Ali Karaman, Doğan Nasır Binici, Mehmet Eşref Kabalar, Züleyha Çalıkuşu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6835-6839. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6835
Serum neopterin levels in children with hepatitis-B-related chronic liver disease and its relationship to disease severity 
Enver Mahir Gulcan, Ipek Tirit, Ayse Anil, Erdal Adal, Gulsen Ozbay 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6840-6843. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6840
Induction of IgA and sustained deficiency of cell proliferative response in chronic hepatitis C 
Yalena Amador-Cañizares, Liz Alvarez-Lajonchere, Ivis Guerra, Ingrid Rodríguez-Alonso, Gillian Martínez-Donato, Julián Triana, Eddy E González-Horta, Angel Pérez, Santiago Dueñas-Carrera 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6844-6852. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6844
Hepatoma cells up-regulate expression of programmed cell death-1 on T cells 
Ji Chen, Xue-Jie Wu, Gui-Qiang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6853-6857. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6853
Effects of recombinant human growth hormone on enterocutaneous fistula patients 
Guo-Sheng Gu, Jian-An Ren, Ning Li, Jie-Shou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6858-6862. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6858
Case Report
Johanson-Blizzard syndrome with mild phenotypic features confirmed by UBR1 gene testing 
Naim Alkhouri, Barbara Kaplan, Marsha Kay, Amy Shealy, Carol Crowe, Susanne Bauhuber, Martin Zenker 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6863-6866. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6863
Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided drainage of an abdominal fluid collection following Whipple’s resection 
Asif Jah, Neville Jamieson, Emmanuel Huguet, William Griffiths, Nicholas Carroll, Raaj Praseedom 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6867-6868. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6867
Complete hepatocellular carcinoma necrosis following sequential porto-arterial embolization 
Stéphane Zalinski, Olivier Scatton, Bruto Randone, Olivier Vignaux, Bertrand Dousset 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6869-6872. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6869
Cystic lymphangioma of the pancreas 
Radoje B Colovic, Nikica M Grubor, Marjan T Micev, Henry Dushan E Atkinson, Vitomir I Rankovic, Mihajlo M Jagodic 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6873-6875. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6873
Strangulated small bowel hernia through the port site: A case report 
Jun Hyun Lee, Wook Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6881-6883. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6881
Gastric carcinoid tumor in a patient with a past history of gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the stomach 
Chien-Yuan Hung, Ming-Jen Chen, Shou-Chuan Shih, Tsang-Pai Liu, Yu-Jan Chan, Tsang-En Wang, Wen-Hsiung Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(44):6884-6887. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.6884