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Influence of genes, sex, age and environment on the onset of autoimmune hepatitis 
Kathie Béland, Pascal Lapierre, Fernando Alvarez 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1025-1034. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1025
Update on autoimmune hepatitis 
Andreas Teufel, Peter R Galle, Stephan Kanzler 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1035-1041. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1035
Topic Highlight
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis 
Anastasios Koulaouzidis, Shivaram Bhat, Athar A Saeed 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1042-1049. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1042
Role of upper endoscopy in diagnosing opportunistic infections in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients 
Ana Luiza Werneck-Silva, Ivete Bedin Prado 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1050-1056. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1050
Original Articles
Omentum facilitates liver regeneration 
Ashok K Singh, Nishit Pancholi, Jilpa Patel, Natalia O Litbarg, Krishnamurthy P Gudehithlu, Perianna Sethupathi, Mark Kraus, George Dunea, Jose AL Arruda 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1057-1064. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1057
Aminoguanidine impedes human pancreatic tumor growth and metastasis development in nude mice 
Nora A Mohamad, Graciela P Cricco, Lorena A Sambuco, Máximo Croci, Vanina A Medina, Alicia S Gutiérrez, Rosa M Bergoc, Elena S Rivera, Gabriela A Martín 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1065-1071. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1065
Suppression of matrix metalloproteinase-2 via RNA interference inhibits pancreatic carcinoma cell invasiveness and adhesion 
Ying-Hui Zhi, Mao-Min Song, Pi-Lin Wang, Tie Zhang, Zi-Yi Yin 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1072-1078. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1072
Brief Articles
Docosahexaenoic acid suppresses arachidonic acid-induced proliferation of LS-174T human colon carcinoma cells 
Piet Habbel, Karsten H Weylandt, Katja Lichopoj, Johannes Nowak, Martin Purschke, Jing-Dong Wang, Cheng-Wei He, Daniel C Baumgart, Jing X Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1079-1084. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1079
Colonoscopic yield of colorectal neoplasia in daily clinical practice 
Jochim S Terhaar sive Droste, Mike E Craanen, Rene WM van der Hulst, Joep F Bartelsman, Dick P Bezemer, Kim R Cappendijk, Gerrit A Meijer, Linde M Morsink, Pleun Snel, Hans ARE Tuynman, Roy LJ van Wanrooy, Eric IC Wesdorp, Chris JJ Mulder 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1085-1092. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1085
Liver histology according to the presence of metabolic syndrome in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease cases 
Hüseyin Saadettin Uslusoy, Selim Giray Nak, Macit Gülten, Zeynep Bıyıklı 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1093-1098. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1093
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding etiology score for predicting variceal and non-variceal bleeding 
Supot Pongprasobchai, Sireethorn Nimitvilai, Jaroon Chasawat, Sathaporn Manatsathit 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1099-1104. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1099
Indistinguishable cellular changes in gastric mucosa between Helicobacter pylori infected asymptomatic tribal and duodenal ulcer patients 
Dhira Rani Saha, Simanti Datta, Santanu Chattopadhyay, Rajashree Patra, Ronita De, Krishnan Rajendran, Abhijit Chowdhury, Thandavaryan Ramamurthy, Asish Kumar Mukhopadhyay 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1105-1112. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1105
Effects of different periods of renal ischemia on liver as a remote organ 
Mehri Kadkhodaee, Fereshteh Golab, Maryam Zahmatkesh, Rana Ghaznavi, Mehdi Hedayati, Hossein Ali Arab, Seyed Naser Ostad, Manoocher Soleimani 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1113-1118. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1113
Dietary and socio-economic factors in relation to Helicobacter pylori re-infection 
Mirosław Jarosz, Ewa Rychlik, Magdalena Siuba, Wioleta Respondek, Małgorzata Ryżko-Skiba, Iwona Sajór, Sylwia Gugała, Tomasz Błażejczyk, Janusz Ciok 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1119-1125. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1119
Case Report
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: When should you look further? 
Winita Hardikar, Shivani Kansal, Ronald P J Oude Elferink, Peter Angus 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1126-1129. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1126
Endoclipping treatment of life-threatening rectal bleeding after prostate biopsy 
Panagiotis Katsinelos, Jannis Kountouras, Georgios Dimitriadis, Grigoris Chatzimavroudis, Christos Zavos, Ioannis Pilpilidis, George Paroutoglou, George Germanidis, Kostas Mimidis 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1130-1133. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1130
Successful en bloc resection of primary hepatocellular carcinoma directly invading the stomach and pancreas 
Dimitris P Korkolis, Chrysanthi Aggeli, George D Plataniotis, Emmanuel Gontikakis, Helen Zerbinis, Nikitas Papantoniou, Dimitris Xinopoulos, Nikiforos Apostolikas, Perikles P Vassilopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1134-1137. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1134
Endoscopic papillectomy of minor papillar adenoma associated with pancreas divisum 
Akira Kanamori, Takashi Kumada, Seiki Kiriyama, Yasuhiro Sone, Makoto Tanikawa, Yasuhiro Hisanaga, Hidenori Toyoda, Hiroki Kawashima, Akihiro Itoh, Yoshiki Hirooka, Hidemi Goto 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1138-1140. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1138
Intrapancreatic accessory spleen: A case report and review of the literature 
Wei Guo, Wei Han, Jun Liu, Lan Jin, Jian-She Li, Zhong-Tao Zhang, Yu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1141-1143. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1141
Malrotation causing duodenal chronic obstruction in an adult 
Jun Gong, Zhen-Jiang Zheng, Gang Mai, Xu-Bao Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1144-1146. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1144
Letters To The Editor
Lubiprostone: Clinical applications beyond constipation 
Shailendra Kapoor 
World J Gastroenterol 15(9):1147-1147. Published online Mar 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1147