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Hepatitis C virus lymphotropism and peculiar immunological phenotype: Effects on natural history and antiviral therapy 
Paolo Conca, Giovanni Tarantino 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2305-2308. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2305
Clinicopathological features of early gastric cancer with duodenal invasion 
Tsutomu Namikawa, Kazuhiro Hanazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2309-2313. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2309
Topic Highlight
Non-classical phenotypes of autoimmune hepatitis and advances in diagnosis and treatment 
Albert J Czaja, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2314-2328. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2314
Original Articles
Signal transduction mechanism of TRB3 in rats with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Yu-Gang Wang, Min Shi, Ting Wang, Ting Shi, Jue Wei, Na Wang, Xi-Mei Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2329-2335. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2329
Brief Articles
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and statins in relation to colorectal cancer risk 
Mazyar Shadman, Polly A Newcomb, John M Hampton, Karen J Wernli, Amy Trentham-Dietz 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2336-2339. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2336
Study of the patency of different peritoneal drains used prophylactically in bariatric surgery 
Wilson Salgado Júnior, Marcelo Martins Macedo Neto, José Sebastião dos Santos, Ajith Kumar Sakarankutty, Reginaldo Ceneviva, Orlando de Castro e Silva Jr 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2340-2344. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2340
Celecoxib enhances the detoxification of diethylnitrosamine in rat liver cancer 
Martha Estela Salcido-Neyoy, Adolfo Sierra-Santoyo, Olga Beltrán-Ramírez, José Roberto Macías-Pérez, Saúl Villa-Treviño 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2345-2350. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2345
Efficacy of the revised Vienna Classification for diagnosing colorectal epithelial neoplasias 
Kenji Tominaga, Sumio Fujinuma, Takuro Endo, Yoshihisa Saida, Kei Takahashi, Iruru Maetani 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2351-2356. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2351
Sclerosing cholangitis associated with autoimmune pancreatitis differs from primary sclerosing cholangitis 
Terumi Kamisawa, Kensuke Takuma, Hajime Anjiki, Naoto Egawa, Masanao Kurata, Goro Honda, Kouji Tsuruta 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2357-2360. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2357
Endoscopic ultrasonography does not differentiate neoplastic from non-neoplastic small gallbladder polyps 
Young Koog Cheon, Won Young Cho, Tae Hee Lee, Young Deok Cho, Jong Ho Moon, Joon Seong Lee, Chan Sup Shim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2361-2366. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2361
Mucin gene expression in bile of patients with and without gallstone disease, collected by endoscopic retrograde cholangiography 
Alexander Vilkin, Alex Geller, Zohar Levi, Yaron Niv 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2367-2371. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2367
Determination of correlation of Adjusted Blood Requirement Index with outcome in patients presenting with acute variceal bleeding 
Naheed Akhtar, Bader Faiyaz Zuberi, Syed Riazul Hasan, Raj Kumar, Salahuddin Afsar 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2372-2375. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2372
Local anesthesia with ropivacaine for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
Yu-Yin Liu, Chun-Nan Yeh, Hsiang-Lin Lee, Shang-Yu Wang, Chun-Yi Tsai, Chih-Chung Lin, Tzu-Chieh Chao, Ta-Sen Yeh, Yi-Yin Jan 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2376-2380. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2376
Detection and evaluation of antibodies against neutrophil-activating protein of Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastric cancer 
Min Long, Jun Luo, Yan Li, Fang-Yin Zeng, Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2381-2388. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2381
Association between Bmi1 and clinicopathological status of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Xiao-Ting He, Xiu-Feng Cao, Lv Ji, Bin Zhu, Jin Lv, Dong-Dong Wang, Pei-Hua Lu, Heng-Guan Cui 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2389-2394. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2389
Polymorphisms of alcohol dehydrogenase-2 and aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 and esophageal cancer risk in Southeast Chinese males 
Jian-Hua Ding, Su-Ping Li, Hai-Xia Cao, Jian-Zhong Wu, Chang-Ming Gao, Ping Su, Yan-Ting Liu, Jian-Nong Zhou, Jun Chang, Gen-Hong Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2395-2400. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2395
Diagnostic effect of capsule endoscopy in 31 cases of subacute small bowel obstruction 
Xiao-Yun Yang, Chun-Xiao Chen, Bing-Ling Zhang, Li-Ping Yang, Hua-Jing Su, Li-Song Teng, You-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2401-2405. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2401
Effect of two-channel gastric electrical stimulation with trains of pulses on gastric motility 
Bin Yang, Xiao-Hua Hou, Geng-Qing Song, Jin-Song Liu, Jiande DZ Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2406-2411. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2406
Case Report
Adult hereditary fructose intolerance 
Mohamed Ismail Yasawy, Ulrich Richard Folsch, Wolfgang Eckhard Schmidt, Michael Schwend 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2412-2413. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2412
Drug-induced liver injury due to “natural products” used for weight loss: A case report 
Giovanni Tarantino, Martina Gilda Pezzullo, Matteo Nicola Dario di Minno, Francesco Milone, Luigi Sossio Pezzullo, Marco Milone, Domenico Capone 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2414-2417. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2414
Primary hepatic carcinoid: A case report and literature review 
Luigi Maria Fenoglio, Sara Severini, Domenico Ferrigno, Giovanni Gollè, Cristina Serraino, Christian Bracco, Elisabetta Castagna, Chiara Brignone, Fulvio Pomero, Elena Migliore, Ezio David, Mauro Salizzoni 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2418-2422. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2418
Biliary drainage of the common bile duct with an enteral metal stent 
Irene M Dek, Bram DJ van den Elzen, Paul Fockens, Erik AJ Rauws 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2423-2424. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2423
Solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma in retroperitoneum: A case report and review of the literature 
Wei Hong, Xin-Min Yu, Ming-Qiang Jiang, Bo Chen, Xin-Bao Wang, Li-Tao Yang, Yi-Ping Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(19):2425-2427. Published online May 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2425