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Hepatic portal venous gas: Physiopathology, etiology, prognosis and treatment 
Bassam Abboud, Jad El Hachem, Thierry Yazbeck, Corinne Doumit 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3585-3590. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3585
Topic Highlight
Post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome 
Marroon Thabane, John K Marshall 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3591-3596. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3591
Review
Irinotecan therapy and molecular targets in colorectal cancer: A systemic review 
Jessica Weekes, Alfred King-Yin Lam, Sabe Sebesan, Yik-Hong Ho 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3597-3602. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3597
Original Articles
Transcriptional down regulation of hTERT and senescence induction in HepG2 cells by chelidonine 
Sakineh Kazemi Noureini, Michael Wink 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3603-3610. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3603
Phenotypic changes of human cells in human-rat liver during partial hepatectomy-induced regeneration 
Yan Sun, Dong Xiao, Hong-An Li, Jin-Fang Jiang, Qing Li, Ruo-Shuang Zhang, Xi-Gu Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3611-3620. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3611
Interleukin-6, desmosome and tight junction protein expression levels in reflux esophagitis-affected mucosa 
Fei-Yue Li, Yan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3621-3630. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3621
Brief Articles
Spot urinary sodium for assessing dietary sodium restriction in cirrhotic ascites 
Mohammed Abdelhamid El-Bokl, Bahaa Eldeen Senousy, Khaled Zakaria El-Karmouty, Inas El-Khedr Mohammed, Sherif Monier Mohammed, Sherif Sadek Shabana, Hassan Shalaby 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3631-3635. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3631
A randomized controlled trial of imipramine in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 
Heitham Abdul-Baki, Ihab I El Hajj, Lara ElZahabi, Cecilio Azar, Elie Aoun, Assaad Skoury, Hani Chaar, Ala I Sharara 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3636-3642. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3636
Association of Fas/Apo1 gene promoter (-670 A/G) polymorphism in Tunisian patients with IBD 
Walid Ben Aleya, Imen Sfar, Leila Mouelhi, Houda Aouadi, Mouna Makhlouf, Salwa Ayed-Jendoubi, Samira Matri, Azza Filali, Taoufik Najjar, Taeib Ben Abdallah, Khaled Ayed, Yousr Gorgi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3643-3648. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3643
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography during pregnancy without radiation 
Adem Akcakaya, Orhan Veli Ozkan, Ismail Okan, Orhan Kocaman, Mustafa Sahin 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3649-3652. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3649
Factors associated with use of gastric cancer screening services in Korea 
Young Min Kwon, Hyung Taek Lim, Kiheon Lee, Be Long Cho, Min Sun Park, Ki Young Son, Sang Min Park 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3653-3659. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3653
Bilateral liver resection for bilateral intrahepatic stones 
Shao-Qiang Li, Li-Jian Liang, Yun-Peng Hua, Bao-Gang Peng, Dong Chen, Shun-Jun Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3660-3663. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3660
Sequential use of transarterial chemoembolization and percutaneous cryosurgery for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Ke-Cheng Xu, Li-Zhi Niu, Qiang Zhou, Yi-Ze Hu, De-Hong Guo, Zheng-Ping Liu, Bing Lan, Feng Mu, Ying-Fei Li, Jian-Sheng Zuo 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3664-3669. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3664
CEUS: A new imaging approach for postoperative vascular complications after right-lobe LDLT 
Yan Luo, Yu-Ting Fan, Qiang Lu, Bo Li, Tian-Fu Wen, Zhong-Wei Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3670-3675. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3670
Astragalus mongholicus polysaccharide inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced production of TNF-α and interleukin-8 
Yuan Yuan, Mei Sun, Ke-Shen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3676-3680. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3676
Case Report
Bilhemia after trans-jugular intra-hepatic porto-systemic shunt and its management with biliary decompression 
Ashwani K Singal, Manoj K Kathuria, Advitya Malhotra, Richard W Goodgame, Roger D Soloway 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3681-3683. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3681
What is a reliable CT scan for diagnosing splenosis under emergency conditions? 
Francesco Giuseppe Garaci, Michele Grande, Massimo Villa, Stefano Mancino, Daniel Konda, Grazia Maria Attinà, Gabriele Galatà, Giovanni Simonetti 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3684-3686. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3684
Obstructive ileus due to a giant fibroepithelial polyp of the anus 
Ioannis Galanis, Dimitrios Dragoumis, Michail Tsolakis, Konstantinos Zarampoukas, Thomas Zarampoukas, Konstantinos Atmatzidis 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3687-3690. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3687
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis mimicking gallbladder carcinoma with a false-positive result on fluorodeoxyglucose PET 
Isamu Makino, Takahiro Yamaguchi, Nariatsu Sato, Toshiaki Yasui, Ichiro Kita 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3691-3693. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3691
Bell’s palsy and choreiform movements during peginterferon α and ribavirin therapy 
Sener Barut, Hatice Karaer, Erol Oksuz, Aslı Gündoğdu Eken, Ayse Nazlı Basak 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3694-3696. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3694
Recurrent giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus 
Ser Yee Lee, Weng Hoong Chan, Ranjiv Sivanandan, Dennis Teck Hock Lim, Wai Keong Wong 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3697-3700. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3697
Heterotopic pancreas in the gastrointestinal tract 
Zhou Yuan, Jie Chen, Qi Zheng, Xin-Yu Huang, Zhe Yang, Juan Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3701-3703. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3701
Primary gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the liver: A case report 
Xiao-Li Luo, Dan Liu, Jian-Jun Yang, Min-Wen Zheng, Jing Zhang, Xiao-Dong Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 15(29):3704-3707. Published online Aug 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3704