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Is the DHEAS/cortisol ratio a potential filter for non-operable constipated cases? 
AM El-Tawil 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):659-662. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.659
Iron: An emerging factor in colorectal carcinogenesis 
Anita CG Chua, Borut Klopcic, Ian C Lawrance, John K Olynyk, Debbie Trinder 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):663-672. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.663
Topic Highlight
Recent developments in palliative chemotherapy for locally advanced and metastatic pancreas cancer 
Soley Bayraktar, Ulas Darda Bayraktar, Caio Max Rocha-Lima 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):673-682. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.673
Experience of a single center with congenital hepatic fibrosis: A review of the literature 
Ali Shorbagi, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):683-690. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.683
How useful is rectal endosonography in the staging of rectal cancer? 
Taylan Kav, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):691-697. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.691
Review
Capillaria hepatica in China 
Chao-Ding Li, Hui-Lin Yang, Ying Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):698-702. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.698
Original Article
Schistosoma mansoni proteins attenuate gastrointestinal motility disturbances during experimental colitis in mice 
Nathalie E Ruyssers, Benedicte Y De Winter, Joris G De Man, Natacha D Ruyssers, Ann J Van Gils, Alex Loukas, Mark S Pearson, Joel V Weinstock, Paul A Pelckmans, Tom G Moreels 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):703-712. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.703
Involvement of PI3K and ERK1/2 pathways in hepatocyte growth factor-induced cholangiocarcinoma cell invasion 
Apaporn Menakongka, Tuangporn Suthiphongchai 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):713-722. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.713
Endoscopic findings and clinicopathologic characteristics of colonic schistosomiasis: A report of 46 cases 
Jun Cao, Wen-Jia Liu, Xin-Yun Xu, Xiao-Ping Zou 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):723-727. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.723
Brief Article
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis using a reverse phase polymer 
Keith L Obstein, Fernanda P Martins, Gloria Fernández-Esparrach, Christopher C Thompson 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):728-731. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.728
ABCG5-positivity in tumor buds is an indicator of poor prognosis in node-negative colorectal cancer patients 
lsabel Hostettler, Inti Zlobec, Luigi Terracciano, Alessandro Lugli 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):732-739. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.732
Pericardiocentesis with cisplatin for malignant pericardial effusion and tamponade 
Takatsugu Oida, Kenji Mimatsu, Hiso Kano, Atsushi Kawasaki, Youichi Kuboi, Nobutada Fukino, Sadao Amano 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):740-744. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.740
Surgery for gastrointestinal malignant melanoma: Experience from surgical training center 
Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Satida Arunakul, Varut Lohsiriwat, Cherdsak Iramaneerat, Atthaphorn Trakarnsanga 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):745-748. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.745
Effects of in vitro cultivated Calculus Bovis compound on pulmonary lesions in rabbits with schistosomiasis 
Tao Li, Zhen Yang, Hong-Jiao Cai, Li-Wei Song, Ke-Yu Lu, Zheng Zhou, Zai-De Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):749-754. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.749
Methylation of Dickkopf-3 as a prognostic factor in cirrhosis-related hepatocellular carcinoma 
Bin Yang, Zhi Du, Ying-Tang Gao, Cheng Lou, Shi-Guang Zhang, Tong Bai, Yi-Jun Wang, Wen-Qin Song 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):755-763. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.755
Therapy and prognostic features of primary clear cell carcinoma of the liver 
Sheng-Pu Ji, Qiang Li, Hui Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):764-769. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.764
Treatment of hepatitis B virus-associated glomerulonephritis: A meta-analysis 
Yu Zhang, Jian-Hua Zhou, Xiao-Ling Yin, Feng-Yu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):770-777. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.770
Case Report
A case of gouty arthritis following percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Dae Hee Choi, Hyo-Suk Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):778-781. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.778
Multiple chronic non-specific ulcer of small intestine characterized by anemia and hypoalbuminemia 
Yan Chen, Wang-Qian Ma, Jia-Min Chen, Jian-Ting Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):782-784. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.782
Letters To The Editor
Meta-analysis of capsule endoscopy in patients diagnosed or suspected with esophageal varices 
Daniel Ahn, Praveen Guturu 
World J Gastroenterol 16(6):785-786. Published online Feb 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i6.785