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Clinical implications of accessory pancreatic duct 
Terumi Kamisawa, Kensuke Takuma, Taku Tabata, Naoto Egawa 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4499-4503. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4499
A review of the efficacy of traditional Iranian medicine for inflammatory bowel disease 
Roja Rahimi, Mohammad Reza Shams-Ardekani, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4504-4514. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4504
Topic Highlight
Diagnosis and management of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor in von Hippel-Lindau disease 
Kenji Tamura, Isao Nishimori, Tetsuhide Ito, Ichiro Yamasaki, Hisato Igarashi, Taro Shuin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4515-4518. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4515
Recent standardization of treatment strategy for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors 
Masayuki Imamura 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4519-4525. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4519
Review
Liver disease and erythropoietic protoporphyria: A concise review 
María José Casanova-González, María Trapero-Marugán, E Anthony Jones, Ricardo Moreno-Otero 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4526-4531. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4526
Original Article
Association of symptoms with gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome 
Erja Malinen, Lotta Krogius-Kurikka, Anna Lyra, Janne Nikkilä, Anne Jääskeläinen, Teemu Rinttilä, Terttu Vilpponen-Salmela, Atte Johannes von Wright, Airi Palva 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4532-4540. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4532
Lowered HGK expression inhibits cell invasion and adhesion in hepatocellular carcinoma cell line HepG2 
Su-Xia Han, Qing Zhu, Jin-Lu Ma, Jing Zhao, Chen Huang, Xi Jia, Dan Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4541-4548. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4541
Infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma: A clinicopathologic study in a Chinese population 
Zhang Zhang, Hui-Jiao Chen, Wen-Juan Yang, Hong Bu, Bing Wei, Xiao-Yu Long, Jing Fu, Rui Zhang, Yun-Bi Ni, Hong-Ying Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4549-4557. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4549
Brief Article
High prevalence of viable Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in Crohn’s disease 
Juan L Mendoza, Amparo San-Pedro, Esther Culebras, Raquel Cíes, Carlos Taxonera, Raquel Lana, Elena Urcelay, Fernando de la Torre, Juan J Picazo, Manuel Díaz-Rubio 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4558-4563. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4558
Risk factors associated with the development of ischemic colitis 
Joaquín Cubiella Fernández, Luisa Núñez Calvo, Elvira González Vázquez, Maria Jesús García García, Maria Teresa Alves Pérez, Isabel Martínez Silva, Javier Fernández Seara 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4564-4569. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4564
Recurrent abscess after primary successful endo-sponge treatment of anastomotic leakage following rectal surgery 
Stefan Riss, Anton Stift, Caroline Kienbacher, Bernhard Dauser, Ingrid Haunold, Stefan Kriwanek, Wolfgang Radlsboek, Michael Bergmann 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4570-4574. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4570
A predictive factor for the response to S-1 plus cisplatin in gastric cancer 
Ikuko Miyazaki, Takashi Kawai, Youji Harada, Fuminori Moriyasu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4575-4582. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4575
Clinicopathological evaluation of duodenal well-differentiated endocrine tumors 
Kenji Ishido, Satoshi Tanabe, Katsuhiko Higuchi, Tohru Sasaki, Chikatoshi Katada, Mizutomo Azuma, Akira Naruke, Wasaburo Koizumi, Tetsuo Mikami 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4583-4588. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4583
Endoscopic removal of gastric ectopic pancreas: An initial experience with endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Dong Yup Ryu, Gwang Ha Kim, Do Youn Park, Bong Eun Lee, Jae Hoon Cheong, Dong Uk Kim, Hyun Young Woo, Jeong Heo, Geun Am Song 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4589-4593. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4589
Double balloon endoscopy increases the ERCP success rate in patients with a history of Billroth II gastrectomy 
Cheng-Hui Lin, Jui-Hsiang Tang, Chi-Liang Cheng, Yung-Kuan Tsou, Hao-Tsai Cheng, Mu-Hsien Lee, Kai-Feng Sung, Ching-Song Lee, Nai-Jen Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4594-4598. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4594
Plasma miR-216a as a potential marker of pancreatic injury in a rat model of acute pancreatitis 
Xiang-Yu Kong, Yi-Qi Du, Lei Li, Jian-Qiang Liu, Guo-Kun Wang, Jia-Qi Zhu, Xiao-Hua Man, Yan-Fang Gong, Li-Ning Xiao, Yong-Zhi Zheng, Shang-Xin Deng, Jun-Jun Gu, Zhao-Shen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4599-4604. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4599
Laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal carcinoma: Complications and management in 132 consecutive patients 
Qian-Lin Zhu, Bo Feng, Ai-Guo Lu, Ming-Liang Wang, Wei-Guo Hu, Jian-Wen Li, Zhi-Hai Mao, Min-Hua Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4605-4610. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4605
High expression level of EDIL3 in HCC predicts poor prognosis of HCC patients 
Jian-Cong Sun, Xiao-Ting Liang, Ke Pan, Hui Wang, Jing-Jing Zhao, Jian-Jun Li, Hai-Qing Ma, Yi-Bing Chen, Jian-Chuan Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4611-4615. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4611
Clinicopathological features of gastric glomus tumor 
Hui-Qiong Fang, Jing Yang, Fen-Fen Zhang, Yi Cui, An-Jia Han 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4616-4620. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4616
Case Report
Complete resection of isolated pancreatic metastatic melanoma: A case report and review of the literature 
Miao-Xia He, Bin Song, Hui Jiang, Xian-Gui Hu, Yi-Jie Zhang, Jian-Ming Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4621-4624. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4621
Letters To The Editor
Abnormal colonic cholinergic and nitrergic activities in relation to elastosis in uncomplicated diverticular disease 
Mark Golder 
World J Gastroenterol 16(36):4625-4626. Published online Sep 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i36.4625