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Management of hepatitis C virus infection in HIV/HCV co-infected patients: Clinical review 
Ashwani K Singal, Bhupinderjit S Anand 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3713-3724. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3713
TOPIC HIGHLIGHT
Endoscopic management of biliary strictures after liver transplantation 
Emmanuelle D Williams, Peter V Draganov 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3725-3733. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3725
Review
Disparities in colorectal cancer in African-Americans vs Whites: Before and after diagnosis 
Anastasios Dimou, Kostas N Syrigos, Muhammad Wasif Saif 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3734-3743. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3734
Transition of children with inflammatory bowel disease: Big task, little evidence 
Wael El-Matary 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3744-3747. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3744
Original Articles
Characterization of focal liver lesions with SonoVue®-enhanced sonography: International multicenter-study in comparison to CT and MRI 
Hervé Trillaud, Jean-Michel Bruel, Pierre-Jean Valette, Valérie Vilgrain, Gérard Schmutz, Raymond Oyen, Wieslaw Jakubowski, Jan Danes, Vlastimil Valek, Christian Greis 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3748-3756. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3748
Lentivirus-mediated shRNA interference targeting STAT3 inhibits human pancreatic cancer cell invasion 
Guang Yang, Chen Huang, Jun Cao, Ke-Jian Huang, Tao Jiang, Zheng-Jun Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3757-3766. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3757
Brief Articles
Reinterpretation of histology of proximal colon polyps called hyperplastic in 2001 
Omer Khalid, Sofyan Radaideh, Oscar W Cummings, Michael J O’Brien, John R Goldblum, Douglas K Rex 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3767-3770. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3767
No association between phosphatase and tensin homolog genetic polymorphisms and colon cancer 
Lynette S Phillips, Cheryl L Thompson, Alona Merkulova, Sarah J Plummer, Thomas C Tucker, Graham Casey, Li Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3771-3775. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3771
IL-10 and TNF-α promoter haplotypes are associated with childhood Crohn’s disease location 
Rocio Sanchez, Emile Levy, Florin Costea, Daniel Sinnett 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3776-3782. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3776
Superiority of split dose midazolam as conscious sedation for outpatient colonoscopy 
Hyuk Lee, Jeong Hwan Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3783-3787. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3783
Acute transient hepatocellular injury in cholelithiasis and cholecystitis without evidence of choledocholithiasis 
Chen-Wang Chang, Wen-Hsiung Chang, Ching-Chung Lin, Cheng-Hsin Chu, Tsang-En Wang, Shou-Chuan Shih 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3788-3792. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3788
Lymphovascular invasion in rectal cancer following neoadjuvant radiotherapy: A retrospective cohort study 
Chang-Zheng Du, Wei-Cheng Xue, Yong Cai, Ming Li, Jin Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3793-3798. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3793
Methylation of PTCH1a gene in a subset of gastric cancers 
Peng Du, Hai-Rong Ye, Jun Gao, Wei Chen, Zhong-Chuan Wang, Hong-Hua Jiang, Ji Xu, Ji-We Zhang, Jian-Cheng Zhang, Long Cui 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3799-3806. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3799
Connective tissue growth factor hammerhead ribozyme attenuates human hepatic stellate cell function 
Run-Ping Gao, David R Brigstock 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3807-3813. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3807
Case Report
Adalimumab in ulcerative colitis: Two cases of mucosal healing and clinical response at two years 
Manuel Barreiro-de Acosta, Aurelio Lorenzo, Juan Enrique Dominguez-Muñoz 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3814-3816. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3814
Sepsis caused by endoscopic clipping for colonic diverticular bleeding: A rare complication 
Keiichiro Kume, Masahiro Yamasaki, Ichiro Yoshikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3817-3818. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3817
Duodenal obstruction after successful embolization for duodenal diverticular hemorrhage: A case report 
Yu Jin Kwon, Ji Hun Kim, Seung Hyoung Kim, Bong Soo Kim, Heung Up Kim, Eun Kwang Choi, In Ho Jeong 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3819-3822. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3819
Percutaneous paraumbilical embolization as an unconventional and successful treatment for bleeding jejunal varices 
Lee-Guan Lim, Yin-Mei Lee, Lenny Tan, Stephen Chang, Seng-Gee Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3823-3826. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3823
Mesenteric panniculitis: Various presentations and treatment regimens 
Iyad Issa, Hassan Baydoun 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3827-3830. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3827
Cavernous hemangioma arising from the gastro-splenic ligament: A case report 
Kin-Fah Chin, Ghaith Khair, Palani Sathish Babu, David Russell Morgan 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3831-3833. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3831
Letters To The Editor
“Anti-HBc alone” in human immunodeficiency virus-positive and immuno-suppressed lymphoma patients 
Yu Xuan Koo, Daniel SW Tan, Iain BH Tan, Richard Quek, Miriam Tao, Soon Thye Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(30):3834-3835. Published online Aug 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.3834