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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: What is the actual risk of liver damage? 
Fernando Bessone 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5651-5661. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5651
Controversy of hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery 
Abdul-Wahed Nasir Meshikhes 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5662-5668. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5662
Topic Highlight
Biomarkers in Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma: Predictors of progression and prognosis 
Chin-Ann J Ong, Pierre Lao-Sirieix, Rebecca C Fitzgerald 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5669-5681. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5669
Review
Management of mucinous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas 
Mario Testini, Angela Gurrado, Germana Lissidini, Pietro Venezia, Luigi Greco, Giuseppe Piccinni 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5682-5692. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5682
Original Article
Insulin like growth factor-1 increases fatty liver preservation in IGL-1 solution 
Mohamed Amine Zaouali, Susagna Padrissa-Altés, Ismail Ben Mosbah, Hassen Ben Abdennebi, Olivier Boillot, Antoni Rimola, Dalila Saidane-Mosbahi, Joan Roselló-Catafau 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5693-5700. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5693
Redefining the properties of an osmotic agent in an intestinal-specific preservation solution 
Kimberly Schlachter, Matthew S Kokotilo, Jodi Carter, Aducio Thiesen, Angela Ochs, Rachel G Khadaroo, Thomas A Churchill 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5701-5709. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5701
Brief Article
Role of simple biomarkers in predicting fibrosis progression in HCV infection 
Rajasekhara R Mummadi, John R Petersen, Shu-Yuan Xiao, Ned Snyder 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5710-5715. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5710
Differential changes in intrinsic innervation and interstitial cells of Cajal in small bowel atresia in newborns 
Stefan Gfroerer, Roman Metzger, Henning Fiegel, Priya Ramachandran, Udo Rolle 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5716-5721. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5716
Esophagogastric anastomosis with invagination into stomach: New technique to reduce fistula formation 
Alexandre Cruz Henriques, Carlos Alberto Godinho, Roberto Saad Jr, Daniel Reis Waisberg, Aline Biral Zanon, Manlio Basilio Speranzini, Jaques Waisberg 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5722-5726. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5722
SLC11A1 polymorphisms in inflammatory bowel disease and Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis status 
Lucy C Stewart, Andrew S Day, John Pearson, Murray L Barclay, Richard B Gearry, Rebecca L Roberts, Robert W Bentley 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5727-5731. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5727
Anti-pancreatic antibody in Turkish patients with inflammatory bowel disease and first-degree relatives 
Huseyin Demirsoy, Kamil Ozdil, Ozdal Ersoy, Besir Kesici, Cetin Karaca, Canan Alkim, Nihat Akbayir, Levent Kamil Erdem, Mehmet Derya Onuk, Hulya Tugrul Beyzadeoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5732-5738. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5732
Palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction and fistulas with self expandable metallic stents 
Ahmet Dobrucali, Erkan Caglar 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5739-5745. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5739
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from patients in Shiraz, Southern Iran 
Shohreh Farshad, Abdolvahab Alborzi, Aziz Japoni, Reza Ranjbar, Kazem Hosseini Asl, Parisa Badiee, Maneli Amin Shahidi, Marziyeh Hosseini 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5746-5751. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5746
Expression and purification of a functional human hepatitis B virus polymerase 
Yang Yu, Dipendra Raj Pandeya, Meng-Lu Liu, Ming-Jie Liu, Seong-Tshool Hong 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5752-5758. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5752
Protective effects of Lactobacillus plantarum against epithelial barrier dysfunction of human colon cell line NCM460 
Zhi-Hua Liu, Tong-Yi Shen, Peng Zhang, Yan-Lei Ma, Mary Pat Moyer, Huan-Long Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5759-5765. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5759
Transarterial embolization ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma with a lipiodol-ethanol mixture 
Yang-Kui Gu, Rong-Guang Luo, Jin-Hua Huang, Qi-Jiao Si Tu, Xiao-Xia Li, Fei Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5766-5772. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5766
Mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2 expression in colon cancer and its clinical significance 
Xiao-Yi Kuai, Ze-Yu Ji, Hong-Jie Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(45):5773-5778. Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5773