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Iatrogenic bile duct injuries: Etiology, diagnosis and management 
Beata Jabłońska, Paweł Lampe 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4097-4104. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4097
Topic Highlight
What is artificial endocrine pancreas? Mechanism and history 
Kenro Nishida, Seiya Shimoda, Kenshi Ichinose, Eiichi Araki, Motoaki Shichiri 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4105-4110. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4105
Perioperative intensive insulin therapy using artificial endocrine pancreas in patients undergoing pancreatectomy 
Hiromichi Maeda, Takehiro Okabayashi, Tomoaki Yatabe, Koichi Yamashita, Kazuhiro Hanazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4111-4115. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4111
Perioperative insulin therapy using a closed-loop artificial endocrine pancreas after hepatic resection 
Takehiro Okabayashi, Hiromichi Maeda, Zhao-Li Sun, Robert A Montgomery, Isao Nishimori, Kazuhiro Hanazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4116-4121. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4116
Relationship between perioperative glycemic control and postoperative infections 
Kazuhiro Hanazaki, Hiromichi Maeda, Takehiro Okabayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4122-4125. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4122
Intraoperative glycemic control procedures and the use of an artificial pancreas 
Koichi Yamashita, Tomoaki Yatabe 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4126-4131. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4126
Blood glucose control in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock 
Hiroyuki Hirasawa, Shigeto Oda, Masataka Nakamura 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4132-4136. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4132
Problems associated with glucose toxicity: Role of hyperglycemia-induced oxidative stress 
Shinji Kawahito, Hiroshi Kitahata, Shuzo Oshita 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4137-4142. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4137
Original Articles
Molecular determinants of the profibrogenic effects of endothelin-1 in pancreatic stellate cells 
Anika Jonitz, Brit Fitzner, Robert Jaster 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4143-4149. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4143
Measuring Ca2+ influxes of TRPC1-dependent Ca2+ channels in HL-7702 cells with Non-invasive Micro-test Technique 
Zhen-Ya Zhang, Wen-Jun Wang, Li-Jie Pan, Yue Xu, Zong-Ming Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4150-4155. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4150
Brief Articles
Effect of early preoperative 5-fluorouracil on the integrity of colonic anastomoses in rats 
Leyla Ozel, M Sefa Ozel, Ahmet Burak Toros, Melih Kara, Kemal Sırrı Ozkan, Gurkan Tellioglu, Osman Krand, Meral Koyuturk, Ibrahim Berber 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4156-4162. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4156
Fentanyl inhibits glucose-stimulated insulin release from β-cells in rat pancreatic islets 
Tao-Lai Qian, Xin-Hua Wang, Sheng Liu, Liang Ma, Ying Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4163-4169. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4163
Indicators of prognosis after liver transplantation in Chinese hepatocellular carcinoma patients 
Jin Li, Lu-Nan Yan, Jian Yang, Zhe-Yu Chen, Bo Li, Yong Zeng, Tian-Fu Wen, Ji-Chun Zhao, Wen-Tao Wang, Jia-Yin Yang, Ming-Qing Xu, Yu-Kui Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4170-4176. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4170
Overexpression of polo-like kinase1 predicts a poor prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma patients 
Zi-Li He, He Zheng, Hui Lin, Xiong-Ying Miao, De-Wu Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4177-4182. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4177
Expression and clinical significance of S100A2 and p63 in esophageal carcinoma 
Li-Yu Cao, Yu Yin, Hao Li, Yan Jiang, Hong-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4183-4188. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4183
Case Report
Dysplasia in perforated intestinal pneumatosis complicating a previous jejuno-ileal bypass: A cautionary note 
Nazario Portolani, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Stefano Gadaldi, Simona Fisogni, Vincenzo Villanacci 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4189-4192. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4189
Neuroendocrine carcinomas arising in ulcerative colitis: Coincidences or possible correlations? 
Roberto Grassia, Paolo Bodini, Paolo Dizioli, Teresa Staiano, Elena Iiritano, Guglielmo Bianchi, Federico Buffoli 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4193-4195. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4193
Successful interferon desensitization in a patient with chronic hepatitis C infection 
Seyed Alireza Taghavi, Ahad Eshraghian 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4196-4198. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4196
Composite neuroendocrine and adenomatous carcinoma of the papilla of Vater 
Joanna A Musialik, Maciej J Kohut, Tomasz Marek, Anatol Wodołażski, Marek Hartleb 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4199-4200. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4199
Placement of percutaneous transhepatic biliary stent using a silicone drain with channels 
Hiroshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Mamada, Nobuhiko Taniai, Sho Mineta, Yoshiaki Mizuguchi, Yoichi Kawano, Junpei Sasaki, Yoshiharu Nakamura, Takayuki Aimoto, Takashi Tajiri 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4201-4203. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4201
Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the liver infiltrating the inferior vena cava 
Yoshito Tomimaru, Hiroaki Nagano, Shigeru Marubashi, Shogo Kobayashi, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Yutaka Takeda, Masahiro Tanemura, Toru Kitagawa, Koji Umeshita, Nobuyuki Hashimoto, Hideki Yoshikawa, Kenichi Wakasa, Yuichiro Doki, Masaki Mori 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4204-4208. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4204
Priapism secondary to penile metastasis of rectal cancer 
Ji Chan Park, Wook Hyun Lee, Min Kyu Kang, Suk Young Park 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4209-4211. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4209
Retroperitoneal desmoplastic small round cell tumor: Pediatric patient treated with multimodal therapy 
Yong Seok Kim, Seong Jae Cha, Yoo Shin Choi, Beom Gyu Kim, Sung Jun Park, In Taik Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4212-4214. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4212
Enterovesical fistula caused by a bladder squamous cell carcinoma 
Chun-Hsiang Ou Yang, Keng-Hao Liu, Tse-Ching Chen, Phei-Lang Chang, Ta-Sen Yeh 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4215-4217. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4215
Letters To The Editor
Early aggressive therapy for severe extensive ulcerative colitis 
De-Jun Cui 
World J Gastroenterol 15(33):4218-4219. Published online Sep 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4218