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Surgical treatment of anal stenosis 
Giuseppe Brisinda, Serafino Vanella, Federica Cadeddu, Gaia Marniga, Pasquale Mazzeo, Francesco Brandara, Giorgio Maria 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1921-1928. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1921
Measurement of serum paraoxonase-1 activity in the evaluation of liver function 
Jordi Camps, Judit Marsillach, Jorge Joven 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1929-1933. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1929
Topic Highlight
Five years’ experience with capsule endoscopy in a single center 
Taylan Kav, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1934-1942. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1934
Original Articles
Effects and mechanisms of silibinin on human hepatocellular carcinoma xenografts in nude mice 
Wei Cui, Fan Gu, Ke-Qin Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1943-1950. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1943
Histological and biochemical alterations in early-stage lobar ischemia-reperfusion in rat liver 
Hossein Ali Arab, Farhang Sasani, Mohammad Hossein Rafiee, Ahmad Fatemi, Abbas Javaheri 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1951-1957. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1951
Rocket “Eruca sativa”: A salad herb with potential gastric anti-ulcer activity 
Saleh Alqasoumi, Mohammed Al-Sohaibani, Tawfeq Al-Howiriny, Mohammed Al-Yahya, Syed Rafatullah 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1958-1965. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1958
In vitro and in vivo suppression of hepatocellular carcinoma growth by midkine-antisense oligonucleotide-loaded nanoparticles 
Li-Cheng Dai, Xing Yao, Xiang Wang, Shu-Qiong Niu, Lin-Fu Zhou, Fang-Fang Fu, Shui-Xin Yang, Jin-Liang Ping 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1966-1972. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1966
Brief Articles
Colonoscopic polypectomy in anticoagulated patients 
Shai Friedland, Daniel Sedehi, Roy Soetikno 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1973-1976. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1973
Effect of dephytinization on bioavailability of iron, calcium and zinc from infant cereals assessed in the Caco-2 cell model 
Carmen Frontela, Maria Laura Scarino, Simonetta Ferruzza, Gaspar Ros, Carmen Martínez 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1977-1984. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1977
Intussusception in adults: Clinical characteristics, diagnosis and operative strategies 
Savas Yakan, Cemil Calıskan, Ozer Makay, Ali Galip Deneclı, Mustafa Ali Korkut 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1985-1989. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1985
Computer simulation of flow and mixing at the duodenal stump after gastric resection 
Nenad Filipovic, Aleksandar Cvetkovic, Velibor Isailovic, Zoran Matovic, Mirko Rosic, Milos Kojic 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1990-1998. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1990
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in liver transplant recipients 
Armin Finkenstedt, Ivo W Graziadei, Karin Nachbaur, Werner Jaschke, Walter Mark, Raimund Margreiter, Wolfgang Vogel 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):1999-2004. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1999
Efficacy of perioperative parecoxib injection on postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A prospective, randomized study 
Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Charay Leelouhapong, Varut Lohsiriwat, Somkiat Aroonpruksakul 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2005-2008. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2005
Effect of Lianshu preparation on lipopolysaccharide-induced diarrhea in rats 
Jun Liu, Rong Wan, Xuan-Fu Xu, Xing-Peng Wang, Wen-Juan Yang, Yu-Jing Xia, Hua Liu, Qian-Lin Yan, De-Xin Yan, Chuan-Yong Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2009-2015. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2009
High level of ezrin expression in colorectal cancer tissues is closely related to tumor malignancy 
Hong-Jian Wang, Jin-Shui Zhu, Qiang Zhang, Qun Sun, Hua Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2016-2019. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2016
Overexpression of DNA methyltransferase 1 and its biological significance in primary hepatocellular carcinoma 
Hong Fan, Zhu-Jiang Zhao, Jian Cheng, Xian-Wei Su, Qing-Xiang Wu, Yun-Feng Shan 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2020-2026. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2020
Synchronous incidental gastrointestinal stromal and epithelial malignant tumors 
Yan-Jun Liu, Zhou Yang, Lang-Song Hao, Lin Xia, Qian-Bin Jia, Xiao-Ting Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2027-2031. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2027
Effect of 5-FU on modulation of disarrangement of immune-associated cytokines in experimental acute pancreatitis 
Xiao-Li Chen, Sang-Zhu Ciren, Hui Zhang, Li-Geng Duan, Alexander J Wesley 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2032-2037. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2032
Case Report
Hepatic failure caused by plasma cell infiltration in multiple myeloma 
Fadi E Rahhal, Robert R Schade, Asha Nayak, Teresa A Coleman 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2038-2040. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2038
Chemical ablation of the gallbladder using alcohol in cholecystitis after palliative biliary stenting 
Tae Hoon Lee, Sang-Heum Park, Sang Pil Kim, Ji-Young Park, Chang Kyun Lee, Il-Kwun Chung, Hong Soo Kim, Sun-Joo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(16):2041-2043. Published online Apr 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2041