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Hepatocyte cryopreservation: Is it time to change the strategy? 
Xavier Stéphenne, Mustapha Najimi, Etienne M Sokal 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):1-14. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.1
Observation
Limitations in assessment of mucosal healing in inflammatory bowel disease 
Hugh James Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):15-20. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.15
Original Article
Loss of CD103+ intestinal dendritic cells during colonic inflammation 
Ulrike G Strauch, Nicole Grunwald, Florian Obermeier, Sonja Gürster, Heiko C Rath 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):21-29. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.21
Antibiotics and probiotics in chronic pouchitis: A comparative proteomic approach 
Silvia Turroni, Beatrice Vitali, Marco Candela, Paolo Gionchetti, Fernando Rizzello, Massimo Campieri, Patrizia Brigidi 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):30-41. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.30
Is there an association between Helicobacter pylori in the inlet patch and globus sensation? 
Hakan Alagozlu, Zahide Simsek, Selahattin Unal, Mehmet Cindoruk, Sukru Dumlu, Ayse Dursun 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):42-47. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.42
Atrial natriuretic peptide signal pathway upregulated in stomach of streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice 
Zhang-Xun Qiu, Bing Mei, Yi-Song Wu, Xu Huang, Zuo-Yu Wang, Yan-Fei Han, Hong-Li Lu, Young-Chul Kim, Wen-Xie Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):48-55. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.48
Brief Article
Double balloon enteroscopy in children: Diagnosis, treatment, and safety 
Mike Thomson, Krishnappa Venkatesh, Khalid Elmalik, Willam van der Veer, Maartan Jaacobs 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):56-62. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.56
Z-line examination by the PillCam™ SB: Prospective comparison of three ingestion protocols 
Ignacio Fernandez-Urien, Erika Borobio, Inmaculada Elizalde, Rebeca Irisarri, Juan Jose Vila, Jesus Maria Urman, Javier Jimenez 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):63-68. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.63
Systematic review of randomised controlled trials: Probiotics for functional constipation 
Anna Chmielewska, Hania Szajewska 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):69-75. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.69
Incidental findings at MRI-enterography in patients with suspected or known Crohn’s disease 
Michael Dam Jensen, Torben Nathan, Jens Kjeldsen, Søren Rafael Rafaelsen 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):76-82. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.76
Association of autoimmune type atrophic corpus gastritis with Helicobacter pylori infection 
Lea Irene Veijola, Aino Mirjam Oksanen, Pentti Ilmari Sipponen, Hilpi Iris Kaarina Rautelin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):83-88. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.83
On-treatment predictions of success in peg-interferon/ribavirin treatment using a novel formula 
Hidetsugu Saito, Hirotoshi Ebinuma, Keisuke Ojiro, Kanji Wakabayashi, Mika Inoue, Shinichiro Tada, Toshifumi Hibi 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):89-97. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.89
Reoperation for early postoperative complications after gastric cancer surgery in a Chinese hospital 
Birendra Kumar Sah, Ming-Min Chen, Min Yan, Zheng-Gang Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):98-103. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.98
Electro-acupuncture to prevent prolonged postoperative ileus: A randomized clinical trial 
Zhi-Qiang Meng, M Kay Garcia, Joseph S Chiang, Hui-Ting Peng, Ying-Qiang Shi, Jie Fu, Lu-Ming Liu, Zhong-Xing Liao, Ying Zhang, Wen-Ying Bei, Bob Thornton, J Lynn Palmer, Jennifer McQuade, Lorenzo Cohen 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):104-111. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.104
Silencing Fas-associated phosphatase 1 expression enhances efficiency of chemotherapy for colon carcinoma with oxaliplatin 
Zhi-Yu Xiao, Wei Wu, Navada Eagleton, Huan-Qing Chen, Jing Shao, Hong Teng, Tian-Hao Liu, Zhi-Min Jiang, He-Rui Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):112-118. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.112
Case Report
Malignant schwannoma of the pancreas involving transversal colon treated with en-bloc resection 
Miroslav P Stojanovic, Milan Radojkovic, Ljiljana M Jeremic, Aleksandar V Zlatic, Goran Z Stanojevic, Milan A Jovanovic, Milos S Kostov, Vuka P Katic 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):119-122. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.119
Successful endoscopic sclerotherapy for cholecystojejunostomy variceal bleeding in a patient with pancreatic head cancer 
Yu-Chun Hsu, Hsu-Heng Yen, Yang-Yuan Chen, Maw-Soan Soon 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):123-125. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.123
Ileum perforation due to delayed operation in obturator hernia: A case report and review of literatures 
Hong Zhang, Jin-Chun Cong, Chun-Sheng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):126-130. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.126
Biliary cystadenocarcinoma diagnosed with real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasonography: Report of a case with diagnostic features 
Xiao-Long Ren, Rui-Ling Yan, Xiao-Hui Yu, Ying Zheng, Jun-E Liu, Xiao-Bin Hou, Si-Yang Zuo, Xiao-Yan Fu, Hong Chang, Jian-Hong Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):131-135. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.131
Letters To The Editor
A dynamic model of once-daily 5-aminosalicylic acid predicts clinical efficacy 
Deepak Parakkal, Eli D Ehrenpreis, Matthew P Thorpe, Karson S Putt, Bruce Hannon 
World J Gastroenterol 16(1):136-137. Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.136