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Novel image-enhanced endoscopy with i-scan technology 
Shinya Kodashima, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1043-1049. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1043
Guidelines For Basic Research
Inflammatory bowel disease in the dog: Differences and similarities with humans 
Matteo Cerquetella, Andrea Spaterna, Fulvio Laus, Beniamino Tesei, Giacomo Rossi, Elisabetta Antonelli, Vincenzo Villanacci, Gabrio Bassotti 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1050-1056. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1050
Review
Even low-grade inflammation impacts on small intestinal function 
Katri Peuhkuri, Heikki Vapaatalo, Riitta Korpela 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1057-1062. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1057
Original Article
Factors influencing intercellular spaces in the rat esophageal epithelium 
Dong-Hong Zhang, Li-Ya Zhou, Xiu-Yun Dong, Rong-Li Cui, Yan Xue, San-Ren Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1063-1069. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1063
Mindin is upregulated during colitis and may activate NF-κB in a TLR-9 mediated manner 
Bayasi Guleng, Ya-Mei Lian, Jian-Lin Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1070-1075. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1070
Mechanisms mediating CCK-8S-induced contraction of proximal colon in guinea pigs 
Jie Zhu, Ling Chen, Hong Xia, He-Sheng Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1076-1085. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1076
Blocking effects of siRNA on VEGF expression in human colorectal cancer cells 
Yu Yin, Li-Yu Cao, Wen-Qing Wu, Hao Li, Yan Jiang, Hong-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1086-1092. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1086
Brief Article
Predictors of loss of hepatitis B surface antigen in HIV-infected patients 
George Psevdos Jr, Jong Hun Kim, Jin S Suh, Victoria Lee Sharp 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1093-1096. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1093
Omeprazole induces gastric transmucosal permeability to the peptide bradykinin 
Melissa Gabello, Mary Carmen Valenzano, E Peter Zurbach, James M Mullin 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1097-1103. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1097
New means to monitor the effect of glucocorticoid therapy in children 
Hanne Rintamäki, Harri M Salo, Outi Vaarala, Kaija-Leena Kolho 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1104-1109. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1104
Prediction of flare-ups of ulcerative colitis using quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test 
Motoaki Kuriyama, Jun Kato, Koji Takemoto, Sakiko Hiraoka, Hiroyuki Okada, Kazuhide Yamamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1110-1114. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1110
Laboratory characteristics of recent hepatitis A in Korea: Ongoing epidemiological shift 
Hee Won Moon, Jin Hee Cho, Mina Hur, Yeo-Min Yun, Won Hyeok Choe, So Young Kwon, Chang Hong Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1115-1118. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1115
Colonoscopy in Hong Kong Chinese children 
Yuk Him Tam, Kim Hung Lee, Kin Wai Chan, Jennifer Dart Yin Sihoe, Sing Tak Cheung, Jennifer Wai Cheung Mou 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1119-1122. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1119
Prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of caudate lobe hepatocellular carcinoma 
Peng Liu, Jia-Mei Yang, Wen-Yang Niu, Tong Kan, Feng Xie, Dian-Qi Li, Ye Wang, Yan-Ming Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1123-1128. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1123
Alterations of tumor-related genes do not exactly match the histopathological grade in gastric adenocarcinomas 
Guo-Yan Liu, Kun-Hong Liu, Yong Zhang, Yu-Zhi Wang, Xiao-Hong Wu, Yi-Zhuo Lu, Chao Pan, Ping Yin, Hong-Feng Liao, Ji-Qin Su, Qing Ge, Qi Luo, Bin Xiong 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1129-1137. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1129
Systematic review of D2 lymphadenectomy versus D2 with para-aortic nodal dissection for advanced gastric cancer 
Zhen Wang, Jun-Qiang Chen, Yun-Fei Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1138-1149. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1138
Case Report
Hepatic arterial infusion of gemcitabine-oxaliplatin in a large metastasis from colon cancer 
Boris Guiu, Julie Vincent, Séverine Guiu, Sylvain Ladoire, Pablo Ortega-Deballon, Jean-Pierre Cercueil, Bruno Chauffert, François Ghiringhelli 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1150-1154. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1150
Splenic lymphangiomatosis showing rapid growth during lactation: A case report 
Rosalia Patti, Emilio Iannitto, Gaetano Di Vita 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1155-1157. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1155
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt with accidental diagnosis of persistence of the left superior vena cava 
Ioannis Petridis, Roberto Miraglia, Gianluca Marrone, Salvatore Gruttadauria, Angelo Luca, Giovanni Battista Vizzini, Bruno Gridelli 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1158-1160. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1158
Simultaneous surgery for critical aortic stenosis and gastric cancer: A case report 
Jacek Zielinski, Radoslaw Jaworski, Rafal Pawlaczyk, Maciej Swierblewski, Pawel Kabata, Janusz Jaskiewicz, Jan Rogowski 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1161-1164. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1161
Ileocolonic mucormycosis in adult immunocompromised patients: A surgeon’s perspective 
Oswens Siu-Hung Lo, Wai-Lun Law 
World J Gastroenterol 16(9):1165-1170. Published online Mar 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i9.1165