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Human herpesvirus 6 infections after liver transplantation 
Rima Camille Abdel Massih, Raymund R Razonable 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2561-2569. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2561
Topic Highlight
Nutritional status and nutritional therapy in inflammatory bowel diseases 
Corina Hartman, Rami Eliakim, Raanan Shamir 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2570-2578. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2570
Review
Renin-angiotensin system in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis 
Regina Maria Pereira, Robson Augusto Souza dos Santos, Filipi Leles da Costa Dias, Mauro Martins Teixeira, Ana Cristina Simões e Silva 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2579-2586. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2579
Original Articles
Prognostic factors and time-related changes influence results of colorectal liver metastases surgical treatment: A single-center analysis 
Josep Martí, María Marta Modolo, Josep Fuster, Jaume Comas, Rebeca Cosa, Joana Ferrer, Victor Molina, Juan Romero, Constantino Fondevila, Ramón Charco, Juan Carlos García-Valdecasas 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2587-2594. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2587
Silencing of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 expression by RNA interference suppresses growth of human hepatocellular carcinoma in tumor-bearing nude mice 
Jing Li, Yun-Feng Piao, Zheng Jiang, Li Chen, Hai-Bo Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2602-2608. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2602
Brief Articles
Promoter methylation and mRNA expression of DKK-3 and WIF-1 in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zhen Ding, Ye-Ben Qian, Li-Xin Zhu, Qi-Ru Xiong 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2595-2601. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2595
Relationship between oxidative stress and hepatic glutathione levels in ethanol-mediated apoptosis of polarized hepatic cells 
Benita L McVicker, Pamela L Tuma, Kusum K Kharbanda, Serene ML Lee, Dean J Tuma 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2609-2616. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2609
Effective use of FibroTest to generate decision trees in hepatitis C 
Dana Lau-Corona, Luís Alberto Pineda, Héctor Hugo Avilés, Gabriela Gutiérrez-Reyes, Blanca Eugenia Farfan-Labonne, Rafael Núñez-Nateras, Alan Bonder, Rosalinda Martínez-García, Clara Corona-Lau, Marco Antonio Olivera-Martínez, Maria Concepción Gutiérrez-Ruiz, Guillermo Robles-Díaz, David Kershenobich 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2617-2622. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2617
Long-term results of endoscopic balloon dilatation of lower gastrointestinal tract strictures in Crohn’s disease: A prospective study 
Klaus Stienecker, Daniel Gleichmann, Ulrike Neumayer, H Joachim Glaser, Carolin Tonus 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2623-2627. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2623
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth and irritable bowel syndrome-related symptoms: Experience with Rifaximin 
Sergio Peralta, Claudia Cottone, Tiziana Doveri, Piero Luigi Almasio, Antonio Craxi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2628-2631. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2628
Prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma accompanied by microscopic portal vein invasion 
Ken Shirabe, Kiyoshi Kajiyama, Norifumi Harimoto, Hideaki Masumoto, Tatsuro Fukuya, Masafumi Ooya, Yoshihiko Maehara 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2632-2637. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2632
Adjuvant percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of feeding artery of hepatocellular carcinoma before treatment 
Yi-Bin Hou, Min-Hua Chen, Kun Yan, Jin-Yu Wu, Wei Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2638-2643. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2638
Comparison of patients by family history with gastric and non-gastric cancer 
Xue-Fu Zhou, Yu-Long He, Wu Song, Jian-Jun Peng, Chang-Hua Zhang, Wen Li, Hui Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2644-2650. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2644
Major complications after radiofrequency ablation for liver tumors: Analysis of 255 patients 
Wen-Tao Kong, Wei-Wei Zhang, Yu-Dong Qiu, Tie Zhou, Jun-Lan Qiu, Wei Zhang, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2651-2656. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2651
Stromal cell derived factor-1 enhances bone marrow mononuclear cell migration in mice with acute liver failure 
Shi-Zhu Jin, Xiang-Wei Meng, Ming-Zi Han, Xun Sun, Li-Ying Sun, Bing-Rong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2657-2664. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2657
Case Report
Bone and brain metastases from ampullary adenocarcinoma 
Ioannis A Voutsadakis, Stergios Doumas, Konstantinos Tsapakidis, Maria Papagianni, Christos N Papandreou 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2665-2668. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2665
Ceftriaxone-induced toxic hepatitis 
Erdal Peker, Eren Cagan, Murat Dogan 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2669-2671. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2669
An unusual cause of ileal perforation: Report of a case and literature review 
Sami Akbulut, Bahri Cakabay, Cihan Akgul Ozmen, Arsenal Sezgin, Mahsuni Mert Sevinc 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2672-2674. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2672
Cardiac metastasis from colorectal cancer: A case report 
Pyong Wha Choi, Chul Nam Kim, Sun Hee Chang, Woo Ik Chang, Chang Young Kim, Hyun Min Choi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2675-2678. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2675
Amelanotic malignant melanoma of the esophagus: Report of two cases with immunohistochemical and molecular genetic study of KIT and PDGFRA 
Tadashi Terada 
World J Gastroenterol 15(21):2679-2683. Published online Jun 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2679