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Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and fatty liver: Association or causal link? 
Mohamed H Ahmed, Christopher D Byrne 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4243-4252. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4243
Endoscopic ultrasound in chronic pancreatitis: Where are we now? 
Andrada Seicean 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4253-4263. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4253
Review
Intestinal epithelial cells in inflammatory bowel diseases 
Giulia Roda, Alessandro Sartini, Elisabetta Zambon, Andrea Calafiore, Margherita Marocchi, Alessandra Caponi, Andrea Belluzzi, Enrico Roda 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4264-4271. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4264
Original Article
α,β-amyrin, a natural triterpenoid ameliorates L-arginine-induced acute pancreatitis in rats 
Caroline Mourão Melo, Karine Maria Martins Bezerra Carvalho, Julliana Catharina de Sousa Neves, Talita Cavalcante Morais, Vietla Satyanarayana Rao, Flávia Almeida Santos, Gerly Anne de Castro Brito, Mariana Helena Chaves 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4272-4280. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4272
Antitumor effect of matrine in human hepatoma G2 cells by inducing apoptosis and autophagy 
Jun-Qiang Zhang, Yu-Min Li, Tao Liu, Wen-Ting He, Ying-Tai Chen, Xiao-Hui Chen, Xun Li, Wen-Ce Zhou, Jian-Feng Yi, Zhi-Jian Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4281-4290. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4281
Brief Article
Peripancreatic collections in acute pancreatitis: Correlation between computerized tomography and operative findings 
Santhi Swaroop Vege, Joel G Fletcher, Rupjyoti Talukdar, Michael G Sarr 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4291-4296. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4291
Pre-illness changes in dietary habits and diet as a risk factor for inflammatory bowel disease: A case-control study 
Giovanni Maconi, Sandro Ardizzone, Claudia Cucino, Cristina Bezzio, Antonio Giampiero Russo, Gabriele Bianchi Porro 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4297-4304. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4297
Exertional esophageal pH-metry and manometry in recurrent chest pain 
Jacek Budzyński 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4305-4312. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4305
Effects of glutamine and curcumin on bacterial translocation in jaundiced rats 
Oguzhan Karatepe, Ersin Acet, Muharrem Battal, Gokhan Adas, Ahu Kemik, Merih Altiok, Gulcin Kamali, Safiye Koculu, Atahan Cagatay, Sedat Kamali, Servet Karahan 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4313-4320. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4313
HCV genotype distribution and possible transmission risks in Lahore, Pakistan 
Waqar Ahmad, Bushra Ijaz, Fouzia Tahir Javed, Shah Jahan, Imran Shahid, Fawad Mumtaz Khan, Sajida Hassan 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4321-4328. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4321
Associated factors for a hyperechogenic pancreas on endoscopic ultrasound 
Cheol Woong Choi, Gwang Ha Kim, Dae Hwan Kang, Hyung Wook Kim, Dong Uk Kim, Jeong Heo, Geun Am Song, Do Youn Park, Suk Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4329-4334. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4329
Limited endoscopic sphincterotomy plus large balloon dilation for choledocholithiasis with periampullary diverticula 
Hyung Wook Kim, Dae Hwan Kang, Cheol Woong Choi, Jong Hwan Park, Jin Ho Lee, Min Dae Kim, Il Doo Kim, Ki Tae Yoon, Mong Cho, Ung Bae Jeon, Suk Kim, Chang Won Kim, Jun Woo Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4335-4340. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4335
Pathophysiological significance of gallbladder volume changes in gallstone diseases 
Shing-Moo Huang, Chung-Chin Yao, Huichin Pan, Kuang-Ming Hsiao, Ji-Kuen Yu, Te-Jen Lai, Shueh-Ding Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4341-4347. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4341
Association of NOD1 (CARD4) insertion/deletion polymorphism with susceptibility to IBD: A meta-analysis 
Wei-Guo Lu, Yan-Feng Zou, Xiao-Liang Feng, Feng-Lai Yuan, Yuan-Long Gu, Xia Li, Cheng-Wan Li, Cheng Jin, Jian-Ping Li 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4348-4356. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4348
Standard triple, bismuth pectin quadruple and sequential therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication 
Xiao-Zhong Gao, Xiu-Li Qiao, Wen-Chong Song, Xiao-Feng Wang, Feng Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4357-4362. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4357
Case Report
Therapy-refractory gastrointestinal motility disorder in a child with c-kit mutations 
Christian Breuer, Jun Oh, Gerhard J Molderings, Michael Schemann, Birgit Kuch, Ertan Mayatepek, Rüdiger Adam 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4363-4366. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4363
Gastrojejunostomy followed by induction chemotherapy for incurable gastric cancer with outlet obstruction 
Yasuhiro Okumura, Manabu Ohashi, Souya Nunobe, Tomohiro Iwanaga, Tatsuo Kanda, Yoshiaki Iwasaki 
World J Gastroenterol 16(34):4367-4370. Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4367