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Steatosis as a co-factor in chronic liver diseases 
Marcello Persico, Achille Iolascon 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1171-1176. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1171
Review
Mechanisms of resistance to anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer 
Zacharenia Saridaki, Vassilis Georgoulias, John Souglakos 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1177-1187. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1177
Influence of interleukin polymorphisms on development of gastric cancer and peptic ulcer 
Mitsushige Sugimoto, Yoshio Yamaoka, Takahisa Furuta 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1188-1200. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1188
Original Article
Methylation of GATA-4 and GATA-5 and development of sporadic gastric carcinomas 
Xian-Zi Wen, Yoshimitsu Akiyama, Kai-Feng Pan, Zhao-Jun Liu, Zhe-Ming Lu, Jing Zhou, Lian-Kun Gu, Cai-Xuan Dong, Bu-Dong Zhu, Jia-Fu Ji, Wei-Cheng You, Da-Jun Deng 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1201-1208. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1201
Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: A review of 553 cases in Chinese literature 
Peng-Fei Yu, Zhen-Hua Hu, Xin-Bao Wang, Jian-Min Guo, Xiang-Dong Cheng, Yun-Li Zhang, Qi Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1209-1214. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1209
Brief Article
Bone marrow cells produce nerve growth factor and promote angiogenesis around transplanted islets 
Naoaki Sakata, Nathaniel K Chan, John Chrisler, Andre Obenaus, Eba Hathout 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1215-1220. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1215
Management of ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma: Implications for therapy 
Nicolò Bassi, Ezio Caratozzolo, Luca Bonariol, Cesare Ruffolo, Alessio Bridda, Luigi Padoan, Michele Antoniutti, Marco Massani 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1221-1225. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1221
Microalbuminuria in hepatitis C-genotype 4: Effect of pegylated interferon and ribavirin 
Moutaz Derbala, Fatma M Shebl, Awad Rashid, Aliaa Amer, Abdulbari Bener 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1226-1231. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1226
Overlapping gastroesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: Increased dysfunctional symptoms 
Shadi Sadeghi Yarandi, Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam, Pardis Mostajabi, Reza Malekzadeh 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1232-1238. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1232
Overlapping gastroesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: Increased dysfunctional symptoms 
Shadi Sadeghi Yarandi, Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam, Pardis Mostajabi, Reza Malekzadeh 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1232-1238. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1232
Management of bleeding from pseudoaneurysms following pancreaticoduodenectomy 
Hyung Geun Lee, Jin Seok Heo, Seong Ho Choi, Dong Wook Choi 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1239-1244. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1239
Specific endoscopic features of ulcerative colitis complicated by cytomegalovirus infection 
Hideyuki Suzuki, Jun Kato, Motoaki Kuriyama, Sakiko Hiraoka, Kenji Kuwaki, Kazuhide Yamamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1245-1251. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1245
Decreased levels of plasma adiponectin associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer 
Sayaka Otake, Hiroaki Takeda, Shoichiro Fujishima, Tadahisa Fukui, Tomohiko Orii, Takeshi Sato, Yu Sasaki, Shoichi Nishise, Sumio Kawata 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1252-1257. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1252
T300A polymorphism of ATG16L1 and susceptibility to inflammatory bowel diseases: A meta-analysis 
Jia-Fei Cheng, Yue-Ji Ning, Wei Zhang, Zong-Hai Lu, Lin Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1258-1266. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1258
Establishment of a new quantitative detection approach to adefovir-resistant HBV and its clinical application 
Wei-Feng Zhao, You-Lin Shao, Liang-Yun Chen, Jin-Hua Wu, Yi-Ling Zhu, Jian-He Gan, Hui Xiong 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1267-1273. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1267
Clinical significance of Fas and FasL protein expression in gastric carcinoma and local lymph node tissues 
Qian Li, Jie Peng, Xin-Hua Li, Ting Liu, Qing-Chun Liang, Gui-Ying Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1274-1278. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1274
Influence of efflux pump inhibitors on the multidrug resistance of Helicobacter pylori 
Zhan Zhang, Zhi-Qiang Liu, Peng-Yuan Zheng, Fu-Ai Tang, Ping-Chang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1279-1284. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1279
Heme oxygenase-1 protects donor livers from ischemia/reperfusion injury: The role of Kupffer cells 
Zhong Zeng, Han-Fei Huang, Ming-Qing Chen, Fei Song, Yu-Jun Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1285-1292. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1285
Case Report
Malignant transformation of ectopic pancreatic cells in the duodenal wall 
Roberto Bini, Paolo Voghera, Alberto Tapparo, Raffaele Nunziata, Andrea Demarchi, Matteo Capocefalo, Renzo Leli 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1293-1295. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1293
Concurrent amoebic and histoplasma colitis: A rare cause of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding 
Peng Soon Koh, April Camilla Roslani, Kumar Vasudeavan Vimal, Mohd Shariman, Ramasamy Umasangar, Rajkumar Lewellyn 
World J Gastroenterol 16(10):1296-1298. Published online Mar 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i10.1296