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Safety of the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors 
Alan BR Thomson, Michel D Sauve, Narmin Kassam, Holly Kamitakahara 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2323-2330. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2323
Double balloon enteroscopy and acute pancreatitis 
Marcela Kopacova, Ilja Tacheci, Stanislav Rejchrt, Jolana Bartova, Jan Bures 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2331-2340. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2331
Review
Progress in laparoscopic anatomy research: A review of the Chinese literature 
Li-Jie Li, Xiang-Min Zheng, Dao-Zhen Jiang, Wei Zhang, Hong-Liang Shen, Cheng-Xiang Shan, Sheng Liu, Ming Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2341-2347. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2341
Circulating microRNAs: Novel biomarkers for esophageal cancer 
Sheng-Li Zhou, Li-Dong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2348-2354. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2348
Original Article
Butyrate stimulates IL-32α expression in human intestinal epithelial cell lines 
Ayako Kobori, Shigeki Bamba, Hirotsugu Imaeda, Hiromitsu Ban, Tomoyuki Tsujikawa, Yasuharu Saito, Yoshihide Fujiyama, Akira Andoh 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2355-2361. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2355
Dicoumarol enhances gemcitabine-induced cytotoxicity in high NQO1-expressing cholangiocarcinoma cells 
Benjaporn Buranrat, Auemduan Prawan, Upa Kukongviriyapan, Sarinya Kongpetch, Veerapol Kukongviriyapan 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2362-2370. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2362
Effect of 5-Aza-2’-deoxycytidine on immune-associated proteins in exosomes from hepatoma 
Wen-Hua Xiao, Gao-Wa Sanren, Jian-Hua Zhu, Qiu-Wen Li, Huan-Rong Kang, Ru-Liang Wang, Lin-Ping Song, Ming Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2371-2377. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2371
Chronic niacin overload may be involved in the increased prevalence of obesity in US children 
Da Li, Wu-Ping Sun, Yi-Ming Zhou, Qi-Gui Liu, Shi-Sheng Zhou, Ning Luo, Fu-Ning Bian, Zhi-Gang Zhao, Ming Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2378-2387. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2378
Brief Article
Quality of life after curative liver resection: A single center analysis 
Helge Bruns, Kirsten Krätschmer, Ulf Hinz, Anette Brechtel, Monika Keller, Markus W Büchler, Peter Schemmer 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2388-2395. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2388
Narrow-band imaging endoscopy to assess mucosal angiogenesis in inflammatory bowel disease: A pilot study 
Silvio Danese, Gionata Fiorino, Erika Angelucci, Stefania Vetrano, Nico Pagano, Giacomo Rando, Antonino Spinelli, Alberto Malesci, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2396-2400. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2396
Disagreement between symptom-reflux association analysis parameters in pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease investigation 
Samuel C Lüthold, Mascha K Rochat, Peter Bähler 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2401-2406. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2401
Alkaline phosphatase predicts relapse in chronic hepatitis C patients with end-of-treatment response 
Gerd Bodlaj, Rainer Hubmann, Karim Saleh, Tatjana Stojakovic, Georg Biesenbach, Jörg Berg 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2407-2410. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2407
Increased levels of homocysteine in patients with ulcerative colitis 
Sabiye Akbulut, Emin Altiparmak, Firdevs Topal, Ersan Ozaslan, Metin Kucukazman, Ozlem Yonem 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2411-2416. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2411
eGFR is a reliable preoperative renal function parameter in patients with gastric cancer 
Takayuki Kosuge, Tokihiko Sawada, Yoshimi Iwasaki, Junji Kita, Mitsugi Shimoda, Nobumi Tagaya, Keiichi Kubota 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2417-2420. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2417
EZH2 and STAT6 expression profiles are correlated with colorectal cancer stage and prognosis 
Cheng-Gang Wang, Ying-Jiang Ye, Jing Yuan, Fang-Fang Liu, Hui Zhang, Shan Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2421-2427. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2421
Expression of calreticulin is associated with infiltration of T-cells in stage IIIB colon cancer 
Rui-Qing Peng, Ying-Bo Chen, Ya Ding, Rong Zhang, Xing Zhang, Xing-Juan Yu, Zhi-Wei Zhou, Yi-Xin Zeng, Xiao-Shi Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2428-2434. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2428
Early mortality of alcoholic hepatitis: A review of data from placebo-controlled clinical trials 
Chao-Hui Yu, Cheng-Fu Xu, Hua Ye, Lan Li, You-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2435-2439. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2435
Case Report
Acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with severe ulcerative colitis 
Shiho Sagara, Yasuo Horie, Yumiko Anezaki, Hideaki Miyazawa, Masahiro Iizuka 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2440-2442. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2440
Filiform polyposis in the sigmoid colon: A case series 
Chang Geun Lee, Yun Jeong Lim, Jong Sun Choi, Jin Ho Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2443-2447. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2443
Letters To The Editor
Herbal extracts as hepatoprotectants against acetaminophen hepatotoxicity 
Hartmut Jaeschke, C David Williams, Mitchell R McGill, Anwar Farhood 
World J Gastroenterol 16(19):2448-2450. Published online May 21, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i19.2448