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Biochemical mechanisms in drug-induced liver injury: Certainties and doubts 
Ignazio Grattagliano, Leonilde Bonfrate, Catia V Diogo, Helen H Wang, David QH Wang, Piero Portincasa 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4865-4876. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4865
Surgical outcome of carcinosarcoma of the gall bladder: A review 
Takehiro Okabayashi, Zhao-Li Sun, Robert A Montgomey, Kazuhiro Hanazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4877-4882. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4877
Observation
Multifocal stenosing ulceration of the small intestine 
Hugh James Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4883-4885. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4883
Review
Systematic review of Chinese herbal medicine for functional constipation 
Chung-Wah Cheng, Zhao-Xiang Bian, Tai-Xiang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4886-4895. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4886
Original Article
Characterization of CD133+ parenchymal cells in the liver: Histology and culture 
Seiichi Yoshikawa, Yoh Zen, Takahiko Fujii, Yasunori Sato, Tetsuo Ohta, Yutaka Aoyagi, Yasuni Nakanuma 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4896-4906. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4896
Short-term Celecoxib intervention is a safe and effective chemopreventive for gastric carcinogenesis based on a Mongolian gerbil model 
Chao-Hung Kuo, Huang-Ming Hu, Pei-Yun Tsai, I-Chen Wu, Sheau-Fang Yang, Lin-Li Chang, Jaw-Yuan Wang, Chang-Ming Jan, Wen-Ming Wang, Deng-Chyang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4907-4914. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4907
Brief Article
Milk protein IgG and IgA: The association with milk-induced gastrointestinal symptoms in adults 
Sari Anthoni, Erkki Savilahti, Hilpi Rautelin, Kaija-Leena Kolho 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4915-4918. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4915
Effects of fasting and preoperative feeding in children 
Muslim Yurtcu, Engin Gunel, Tahir Kemal Sahin, Abdullah Sivrikaya 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4919-4922. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4919
APRI as a predictor of early viral response in chronic hepatitis C patients 
José A Mata-Marín, José L Fuentes-Allen, Jesús Gaytán-Martínez, Bulmaro Manjarrez-Téllez, Alberto Chaparro-Sánchez, Carla I Arroyo-Anduiza 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4923-4927. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4923
Helicobacter pylori infection and gastropathy: A comparison between Indonesian and Japanese patients 
Murdani Abdullah, Hiroyuki Ohtsuka, Abdul Aziz Rani, Tadashi Sato, Ari F Syam, Masayuki A Fujino 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4928-4931. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4928
Community-based cross-sectional seroprevalence study of hepatitis A in Bangladesh 
Samir K Saha, Setarunnahar Saha, Salim Shakur, Mohammed Hanif, Md Ahsan Habib, Sanjoy K Datta, Hans L Bock 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4932-4937. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4932
Clinical outcomes in patients with ICU-related pancreatitis 
Chia-Cheng Tseng, Wen-Feng Fang, Yu-Hsiu Chung, Yi-Hsi Wang, Ivor S Douglas, Meng-Chih Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4938-4944. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4938
Study of glue extrusion after endoscopic N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injection on gastric variceal bleeding 
Yan-Mei Wang, Liu-Fang Cheng, Nan Li, Kai Wu, Jun-Shan Zhai, Ya-Wen Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4945-4951. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4945
Inhibitory effects of genistein on metastasis of human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Yan Gu, Cheng-Fang Zhu, Ya-Lei Dai, Qiang Zhong, Bo Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4952-4957. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4952
A new polymorphism in the GRP78 is not associated with HBV invasion 
Xiao Zhu, Yi Wang, Tao Tao, Dong-Pei Li, Fei-Fei Lan, Wei Zhu, Dan Xie, Hsiang-Fu Kung 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4958-4961. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4958
Effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on prognosis and surgery for esophageal carcinoma 
Jin Lv, Xiu-Feng Cao, Bin Zhu, Lv Ji, Lei Tao, Dong-Dong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4962-4968. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4962
Management of venous stenosis in living donor liver transplant recipients 
Jie Yang, Ming-Qing Xu, Lu-Nan Yan, Wu-Sheng Lu, Xiao Li, Zheng-Rong Shi, Bo Li, Tian-Fu Wen, Wen-Tao Wang, Jia-Ying Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4969-4973. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4969
Case Report
Forgotten node: A case report 
Patrick M Fratellone, Melissa A Holowecki 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4974-4975. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4974
Muscularis mucosae in desmoplastic stroma formation of early invasive rectal adenocarcinoma 
Shinichi Ban, Michio Shimizu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4976-4979. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4976
Cystic Brunner’s gland hamartoma in the duodenum: A case report 
Beom Jin Park, Min Ju Kim, Jeong Hyeon Lee, Sung-Soo Park, Deuk Jae Sung, Sung Bum Cho 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4980-4983. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4980
Travel of a mis-swallowed long spoon to the jejunum 
Yan Song, Hua Guo, Jian-Yong Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4984-4985. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4984
Letters To The Editor
Controversies about occult hepatitis B virus infection 
Ersan Ozaslan, Tugrul Purnak 
World J Gastroenterol 15(39):4986-4987. Published online Oct 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4986