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Editorial
Clinical relevance and public health significance of hepatitis B virus genomic variations 
Guang-Wen Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5761-5769. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5761
Topic Highlight
Confocal laser endomicroscopy in the “in vivo” histological diagnosis of the gastrointestinal tract 
Giovanni D De Palma 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5770-5775. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5770
Review
Signal molecule-mediated hepatic cell communication during liver regeneration 
Zhen-Yu Zheng, Shun-Yan Weng, Yan Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5776-5783. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5776
Potential role of Th17 cells in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease 
Zhan-Ju Liu, Praveen K Yadav, Jing-Ling Su, Jun-Shan Wang, Ke Fei 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5784-5788. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5784
Original Article
Role of the receptor for advanced glycation end products in hepatic fibrosis 
Christina Lohwasser, Daniel Neureiter, Yury Popov, Michael Bauer, Detlef Schuppan 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5789-5798. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5789
Identification of TRPM7 channels in human intestinal interstitial cells of Cajal 
Byung Joo Kim, Kyu Joo Park, Hyung Woo Kim, Seok Choi, Jae Yeoul Jun, In Youb Chang, Ju-Hong Jeon, Insuk So, Seon Jeong Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5799-5804. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5799
Role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the differential diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions 
Naoto Koike, Akihiro Cho, Katsuhiro Nasu, Kazuhiko Seto, Shigeyuki Nagaya, Yuji Ohshima, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5805-5812. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5805
NT4(Si)-p53(N15)-antennapedia induces cell death in a human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line 
Li-Ping Song, Yue-Ping Li, Ning Wang, Wei-Wei Li, Juan Ren, Shu-Dong Qiu, Quan-Ying Wang, Guang-Xiao Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5813-5820. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5813
Brief Article
Separate basolateral and apical phosphatidylcholine secretion routes in intestinally differentiated tumor cells 
Daniel Gotthardt, Annika Braun, Anke Tietje, Karl Heinz Weiss, Robert Ehehalt, Wolfgang R Stremmel 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5821-5826. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5821
Value of three-dimensional reconstructions in pancreatic carcinoma using multidetector CT: Initial results 
Miriam Klauß, Max Schöbinger, Ivo Wolf, Jens Werner, Hans-Peter Meinzer, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Lars Grenacher 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5827-5832. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5827
Iodized oil uptake assessment with cone-beam CT in chemoembolization of small hepatocellular carcinomas 
Ung Bae Jeon, Jun Woo Lee, Ki Seok Choo, Chang Won Kim, Suk Kim, Tae Hong Lee, Yeon Joo Jeong, Dae Hwan Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5833-5837. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5833
Image-guided conservative management of right colonic diverticulitis 
Sun Jin Park, Sung Il Choi, Suk Hwan Lee, Kil Yeon Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5838-5842. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5838
Changes in intestinal mucosal immune barrier in rats with endotoxemia 
Chong Liu, Ang Li, Yi-Bing Weng, Mei-Li Duan, Bao-En Wang, Shu-Wen Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5843-5850. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5843
Effect of implanting fibrin sealant with ropivacaine on pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
Jian-Zhu Fu, Jie Li, Ze-Li Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5851-5854. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5851
Multidrug resistance protein 3 R652G may reduce susceptibility to idiopathic infant cholestasis 
Xiu-Qi Chen, Lin-Lin Wang, Qing-Wen Shan, Qing Tang, Shu-Jun Lian 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5855-5858. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5855
Case Report
Two synchronous somatostatinomas of the duodenum and pancreatic head in one patient 
Radoje B Čolović, Slavko V Matić, Marjan T Micev, Nikica M Grubor, Henry Dushan Atkinson, Stojan M Latinčić 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5859-5863. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5859
Is iron overload in alcohol-related cirrhosis mediated by hepcidin? 
Tariq Iqbal, Azzam Diab, Douglas G Ward, Matthew J Brookes, Chris Tselepis, Jim Murray, Elwyn Elias 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5864-5866. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5864
Neoadjuvant peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for an inoperable neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor 
Daniel Kaemmerer, Vikas Prasad, Wolfgang Daffner, Dieter Hörsch, Günter Klöppel, Merten Hommann, Richard P Baum 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5867-5870. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5867
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome associated with myelodysplastic syndrome 
Rei Suzuki, Atsushi Irisawa, Takuto Hikichi, Yuta Takahashi, Hiroko Kobayashi, Hiromi Kumakawa, Hiromasa Ohira 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5871-5874. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5871
Spontaneous liver rupture in hypereosinophilic syndrome: A rare but fatal complication 
Yue-Sun Cheung, Shun Wong, Philip Koon-Ngai Lam, Kit-Fai Lee, John Wong, Paul Bo-San Lai 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5875-5878. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5875
Surgery for rare aneurysm associated with colorectal cancer 
Pei-Hua Lu, Guo-Qing Tao, Wei Shen, Bin Cai, Zhi-Yang Jiang, Jian Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5879-5881. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5879
Letters To The Editor
Lethal neuroendocrine carcinoma in ulcerative colitis 
Hugh J Freeman, Ken Berean 
World J Gastroenterol 15(46):5882-5883. Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5882