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Involvement of interleukin-15 and interleukin-21, two γ-chain-related cytokines, in celiac disease 
Daniela De Nitto, Ivan Monteleone, Eleonora Franzè, Francesco Pallone, Giovanni Monteleone 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4609-4614. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4609
Anemia and digestive diseases: An update for the clinician 
Fernando Gomollón, Javier P Gisbert 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4615-4616. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4615
Topic Highlight
An update on iron physiology 
Manuel Muñoz, Isabel Villar, José Antonio García-Erce 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4617-4626. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4617
Classification of anemia for gastroenterologists 
Jose Antonio Moreno Chulilla, Maria Soledad Romero Colás, Martín Gutiérrez Martín 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4627-4637. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4627
A guide to diagnosis of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in digestive diseases 
Fernando Bermejo, Santiago García-López 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4638-4643. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4638
A short review of malabsorption and anemia 
Fernando Fernández-Bañares, Helena Monzón, Montserrat Forné 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4644-4652. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4644
Spectrum of anemia associated with chronic liver disease 
Rosario Gonzalez-Casas, E Anthony Jones, Ricardo Moreno-Otero 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4653-4658. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4653
Anemia and inflammatory bowel diseases 
Fernando Gomollón, Javier P Gisbert 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4659-4665. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4659
Intravenous iron in inflammatory bowel disease 
Manuel Muñoz, Susana Gómez-Ramírez, José Antonio García-Erce 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4666-4674. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4666
Use of agents stimulating erythropoiesis in digestive diseases 
Rosario Moreno López, Beatriz Sicilia Aladrén, Fernando Gomollón García 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4675-4685. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4675
Blood transfusion for the treatment of acute anaemia in inflammatory bowel disease and other digestive diseases 
José Antonio García-Erce, Fernando Gomollón, Manuel Muñoz 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4686-4694. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4686
Original Articles
Clonality and allelotype analyses of focal nodular hyperplasia compared with hepatocellular adenoma and carcinoma 
Yi-Ran Cai, Li Gong, Xiao-Ying Teng, Hong-Tu Zhang, Cheng-Feng Wang, Guo-Lian Wei, Lei Guo, Fang Ding, Zhi-Hua Liu, Qin-Jing Pan, Qin Su 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4695-4708. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4695
Brief Articles
Analysis of risk factors for central venous port failure in cancer patients 
Ching-Chuan Hsieh, Hsu-Huei Weng, Wen-Shih Huang, Wen-Ke Wang, Chiung-Lun Kao, Ming-Shian Lu, Chia-Siu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4709-4714. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4709
A systematic review of treating Helicobacter pylori infection with Traditional Chinese Medicine 
Jiang Lin, Wei-Wen Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4715-4719. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4715
Correlation between anti-fibrotic effect of baicalin and serum cytokines in rat hepatic fibrosis 
Xiao-Dong Peng, Li-Li Dai, Chang-Quan Huang, Chun-Mei He, Li-Juan Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4720-4725. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4720
Case Report
Tumor lysis syndrome after transarterial chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma: Case reports and literature review 
Pei-Min Hsieh, Kao-Chen Hung, Yaw-Sen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4726-4728. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4726
A rare case of periampullary carcinoma with ectopic ending of Vater’s ampulla 
Shu-Guang Jin, Zhe-Yu Chen, Lu-Nan Yan, Yong Zeng, Wei Huang, Nan Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(37):4729-4731. Published online Oct 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4729