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Impairment of pre-mRNA splicing in liver disease: Mechanisms and consequences 
Carmen Berasain, Saioa Goñi, Josefa Castillo, María Ujue Latasa, Jesús Prieto, Matías A Ávila 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3091-3102. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3091
Malignant colorectal polyps 
Luis Bujanda, Angel Cosme, Ines Gil, Juan I Arenas-Mirave 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3103-3111. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3103
Topic Highlight
Heme oxygenase-1 as a therapeutic target in inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract 
Vijith Vijayan, Sebastian Mueller, Eveline Baumgart-Vogt, Stephan Immenschuh 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3112-3119. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3112
Original Article
Comprehensive and innovative techniques for liver transplantation in rats: A surgical guide 
Tomohide Hori, Justin H Nguyen, Xiangdong Zhao, Yasuhiro Ogura, Toshiyuki Hata, Shintaro Yagi, Feng Chen, Ann-Marie T Baine, Norifumi Ohashi, Christopher B Eckman, Aimee R Herdt, Hiroto Egawa, Yasutsugu Takada, Fumitaka Oike, Seisuke Sakamoto, Mureo Kasahara, Kohei Ogawa, Koichiro Hata, Taku Iida, Yukihide Yonekawa, Lena Sibulesky, Kagemasa Kuribayashi, Takuma Kato, Kanako Saito, Linan Wang, Mie Torii, Naruhiko Sahara, Naoko Kamo, Tomoko Sahara, Motohiko Yasutomi, Shinji Uemoto 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3120-3132. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3120
Cetuximab plus FOLFOX6 or FOLFIRI in metastatic colorectal cancer: CECOG trial 
Janja Ocvirk, Thomas Brodowicz, Fritz Wrba, Tudor E Ciuleanu, Galina Kurteva, Semir Beslija, Ivan Koza, Zsuzsanna Pápai, Diethelm Messinger, Ugur Yilmaz, Zsolt Faluhelyi, Suayib Yalcin, Demetris Papamichael, Miklós Wenczl, Zrinka Mrsic-Krmpotic, Einat Shacham-Shmueli, Damir Vrbanec, Regina Esser, Werner Scheithauer, Christoph C Zielinski 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3133-3143. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3133
Celiac disease serology in patients with different pretest probabilities: Is biopsy avoidable? 
Emilia Sugai, María L Moreno, Hui J Hwang, Ana Cabanne, Adriana Crivelli, Fabio Nachman, Horacio Vázquez, Sonia Niveloni, Julio Argonz, Roberto Mazure, Graciela La Motta, María E Caniggia, Edgardo Smecuol, Néstor Chopita, Juan C Gómez, Eduardo Mauriño, Julio C Bai 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3144-3152. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3144
Promoter hypermethylation and loss of CD133 gene expression in colorectal cancers 
You-Kyung Jeon, Sung-Hee Kim, Seung-Ho Choi, Kyung-Hee Kim, Byong-Chul Yoo, Ja-Lok Ku, Jae-Gahb Park 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3153-3160. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3153
Brief Article
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging to predict response of hepatocellular carcinoma to chemoembolization 
Johnathan C Chung, Neel K Naik, Robert J Lewandowski, Jie Deng, Mary F Mulcahy, Laura M Kulik, Kent T Sato, Robert K Ryu, Riad Salem, Andrew C Larson, Reed A Omary 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3161-3167. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3161
Impact of pain on health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Anja Schirbel, Anne Reichert, Stephanie Roll, Daniel C Baumgart, Carsten Büning, Bianca Wittig, Bertram Wiedenmann, Axel Dignass, Andreas Sturm 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3168-3177. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3168
Use of isolated Roux loop for pancreaticojejunostomy reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy 
Konstantinos Ballas, Nikolaos Symeonidis, Savvas Rafailidis, Theodoros Pavlidis, Georgios Marakis, Nikolaos Mavroudis, Athanasios Sakantamis 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3178-3182. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3178
Technical problems produced by the Bravo pH test in nonerosive reflux disease patients 
Andrés de Hoyos, Edgar Alain Esparza 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3183-3186. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3183
Thiopurine S-methyltransferase polymorphisms and thiopurine toxicity in treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 
Xian-Wen Dong, Qing Zheng, Ming-Ming Zhu, Jing-Lu Tong, Zhi-Hua Ran 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3187-3195. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3187
Role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Xing-Yu Cui, Hong-Wei Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3196-3201. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3196
Perfusion CT findings in liver of patients with tumor during chemotherapy 
Qing Zhang, Zhen-Guo Yuan, Dao-Qing Wang, Zhi-Hui Yan, Jun Tang, Zuo-Qin Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3202-3205. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3202
Case Report
Annular pancreas associated with duodenal carcinoma 
Enrico Brönnimann, Silke Potthast, Tatjana Vlajnic, Daniel Oertli, Oleg Heizmann 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3206-3210. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3206
Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with severe intratumoral arterioportal shunt 
Hiromichi Ishii, Teruhisa Sonoyama, Shingo Nakashima, Hiroyuki Nagata, Atsushi Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Hisashi Ikoma, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Toshiya Ochiai, Yukihito Kokuba, Chohei Sakakura, Eigo Otsuji 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3211-3214. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3211
Hepatocellular carcinoma occurring in a Crohn’s disease patient 
Mitsuaki Ishida, Shigeyuki Naka, Hisanori Shiomi, Tomoyuki Tsujikawa, Akira Andoh, Tamio Nakahara, Yasuharu Saito, Yoshimasa Kurumi, Mikiko Takikita-Suzuki, Fumiyoshi Kojima, Machiko Hotta, Tohru Tani, Yoshihide Fujiyama, Hidetoshi Okabe 
World J Gastroenterol 16(25):3215-3218. Published online Jul 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i25.3215