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Effect of the timing of gluten introduction on the development of celiac disease 
Marco Silano, Carlo Agostoni, Stefano Guandalini 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1939-1942. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1939
Importance of hepatitis C virus-associated insulin resistance: Therapeutic strategies for insulin sensitization 
Takumi Kawaguchi, Michio Sata 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1943-1952. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1943
Original Article
Natural epitope variants of the hepatitis C virus impair cytotoxic T lymphocyte activity 
Shuping Wang, Rico Buchli, Jennifer Schiller, Jianen Gao, Rodney S VanGundy, William H Hildebrand, David D Eckels 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1953-1969. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1953
Molecular determinants of the antitumor effects of trichostatin A in pancreatic cancer cells 
Elisabeth Emonds, Brit Fitzner, Robert Jaster 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1970-1978. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1970
Application of hepatitis B virus replication mouse model 
Zhan Gao, Feng-Jun Liu, Li Liu, Tao-You Zhou, Jun Lei, Lu Xu, Cong Liu, Jie Dai, En-Qiang Chen, Hong Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1979-1985. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1979
Brief Article
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Impact on extracapsular lymph node involvement 
Ralf Metzger, Elfriede Bollschweiler, Uta Drebber, Stefan P Mönig, Wolfgang Schröder, Hakan Alakus, Martin Kocher, Stephan E Baldus, Arnulf H Hölscher 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1986-1992. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1986
MRI-determined fat content of human liver, pancreas and kidney 
Paul E Sijens, Mireille A Edens, Stephan JL Bakker, Ronald P Stolk 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1993-1998. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1993
Comparison of two nutritional assessment methods in gastroenterology patients 
Branka F Filipović, Milan Gajić, Nikola Milinić, Branislav Milovanović, Branislav R Filipović, Mirjana Cvetković, Nela Šibalić 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):1999-2004. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.1999
Distribution of different hepatitis C virus genotypes in patients with hepatitis C virus infection 
Farah Bokharaei Salim, Hossein Keyvani, Afsaneh Amiri, Fatemeh Jahanbakhsh Sefidi, Ramin Shakeri, Farhad Zamani 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2005-2009. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2005
Change in renal function after sodium phosphate preparation for screening colonoscopy 
Dong Choon Seol, Sung Noh Hong, Jeong Hwan Kim, In Kyung Sung, Hyung Seok Park, Jung Hyun Lee, Chan Sup Shim 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2010-2016. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2010
Risk factors and therapeutic response in Chinese patients with peptic ulcer disease 
Shou-Wu Lee, Chi-Sen Chang, Teng-Yu Lee, Hong-Zen Yeh, Chun-Fang Tung, Yen-Chun Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2017-2022. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2017
Application of acellular dermal matrix for intestinal elongation in animal models 
Hui-Min Xu, Zhen-Jun Wang, Jia-Gang Han, Hua-Chong Ma, Bo Zhao, Bao-Cheng Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2023-2027. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2023
Effect of oxymatrine on the replication cycle of hepatitis B virus in vitro 
Wen-Sheng Xu, Ke-Kai Zhao, Xiao-Hui Miao, Wu Ni, Xiong Cai, Rui-Qi Zhang, Jun-Xue Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2028-2037. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2028
CT volume measurement for prognostic evaluation of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma after TACE 
Jia-Wen Zhang, Xiao-Yuan Feng, Han-Qiu Liu, Zhen-Wei Yao, Yan-Mei Yang, Bin Liu, Yong-Qiang Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2038-2045. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2038
LOH analysis of genes around D4S2964 identifies ARD1B as a prognostic predictor of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Guo-Liang Huang, Bin-Kui Li, Mei-Yin Zhang, Hui-Zhong Zhang, Rong-Rong Wei, Yun-Fei Yuan, Ming Shi, Xiao-Qian Chen, Long Huang, An-Hua Li, Bi-Jun Huang, Hong-Hua Li, Hui-Yun Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2046-2054. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2046
Prognostic impact of metastatic lymph node ratio on gastric cancer after curative distal gastrectomy 
Chang-Ming Huang, Jian-Xian Lin, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Bi-Juan Lin, Jia-Bin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2055-2060. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2055
Case Report
Active gastrointestinal bleeding: Use of hemostatic forceps beyond endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Dimitri Coumaros, Niki Tsesmeli 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2061-2064. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2061
Letters To The Editor
Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy: An unresolved issue 
Pankaj Jain 
World J Gastroenterol 16(16):2065-2066. Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2065