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Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: Progress in humans since white paper 
Byron F Santos, Eric S Hungness 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1655-1665. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1655
Isolated lymphoid follicles in colon: Switch points between inflammation and colorectal cancer? 
Ferenc Sipos, Györgyi Műzes 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1666-1673. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1666
Topic Highlight
Patterns of local recurrence in rectal cancer after a multidisciplinary approach 
Jose M Enríquez-Navascués, Nerea Borda, Aintzane Lizerazu, Carlos Placer, Jose L Elosegui, Juan P Ciria, Adelaida Lacasta, Luis Bujanda 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1674-1684. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1674
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Therapeutic options for intermediate-advanced hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zong-Ming Zhang, Jin-Xing Guo, Zi-Chao Zhang, Nan Jiang, Zhen-Ya Zhang, Li-Jie Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1685-1689. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1685
Review
How to assess the severity of atrophic gastritis 
Yan-Cheng Dai, Zhi-Peng Tang, Ya-Li Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1690-1693. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1690
Original Article
Legalon-SIL downregulates HCV core and NS5A in human hepatocytes expressing full-length HCV 
Marjan Mehrab-Mohseni, Hossein Sendi, Nury Steuerwald, Sriparna Ghosh, Laura W Schrum, Herbert L Bonkovsky 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1694-1700. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1694
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for premalignant lesions and noninvasive early gastrointestinal cancers 
Sadettin Hulagu, Omer Senturk, Cem Aygun, Orhan Kocaman, Altay Celebi, Tolga Konduk, Deniz Koc, Goktug Sirin, Ugur Korkmaz, Ali Erkan Duman, Neslihan Bozkurt, Gokhan Dindar, Tan Attila, Yesim Gurbuz, Orhan Tarcin, Cem Kalayci 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1701-1709. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1701
Discovery and validation of prognostic markers in gastric cancer by genome-wide expression profiling 
Yue-Zheng Zhang, Lian-Hai Zhang, Yang Gao, Chao-Hua Li, Shu-Qin Jia, Ni Liu, Feng Cheng, De-Yun Niu, William CS Cho, Jia-Fu Ji, Chang-Qing Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1710-1717. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1710
Differential expression of Bcl-2 and Bax during gastric ischemia-reperfusion of rats 
Wei-Li Qiao, Guang-Ming Wang, Yue Shi, Jin-Xia Wu, You-Jian Qi, Jian-Fu Zhang, Hong Sun, Chang-Dong Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1718-1724. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1718
Brief Article
Intrahepatic natural killer T cell populations are increased in human hepatic steatosis 
Michael Adler, Sarah Taylor, Kamalu Okebugwu, Herman Yee, Christine Fielding, George Fielding, Michael Poles 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1725-1731. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1725
Gastrotomy closure with a new tissue anchoring device: A porcine survival study 
Carlos Guarner-Argente, Henry Córdova, Graciela Martínez-Pallí, Ricard Navarro-Ripoll, Antonio Rodríguez-d’Jesús, Cristina Rodríguez de Miguel, Mireia Beltrán, Gloria Fernández-Esparrach 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1732-1738. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1732
MR-arterioportography: A new technical approach for detection of liver lesions 
Janine Rennert, Ernst-Michael Jung, Andreas G Schreyer, Patrick Hoffstetter, Peter Heiss, Stefan Feuerbach, Niels Zorger 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1739-1745. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1739
Carbachol promotes gastrointestinal function during oral resuscitation of burn shock 
Sen Hu, Jin-Wei Che, Yi-Jun Tian, Zhi-Yong Sheng 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1746-1752. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1746
Gastroesophageal reflux in cirrhotic patients without esophageal varices 
Jun Zhang, Pei-Lin Cui, Dong Lv, Shi-Wei Yao, You-Qing Xu, Zhao-Xu Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1753-1758. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1753
Association between polymorphism rs6983267 and gastric cancer risk in Chinese population 
Yi Guo, Jing Fang, Yan Liu, Hai-Hui Sheng, Xiao-Yan Zhang, Hai-Na Chai, Wei Jin, Ke-Hao Zhang, Chang-Qing Yang, Heng-Jun Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1759-1765. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1759
EUS for choosing best endoscopic treatment of mesenchymal tumors of upper gastrointestinal tract 
Xin-Xin Zhou, Feng Ji, Liang Xu, Lin Li, Yi-Peng Chen, Jing-Jing Lu, Chun-Wei Wang, Wei Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1766-1771. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1766
β-catenin accumulation in nuclei of hepatocellular carcinoma cells up-regulates glutathione-s-transferase M3 mRNA 
Yu-Sang Li, Min Liu, Yoshihiro Nakata, He-Bin Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1772-1778. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1772
Nutrition support in surgical patients with colorectal cancer 
Yang Chen, Bao-Lin Liu, Bin Shang, Ai-Shan Chen, Shi-Qing Liu, Wei Sun, Hong-Zhuan Yin, Jian-Qiao Yin, Qi Su 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1779-1786. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1779
Case Report
Application of a wire-guided side-viewing duodenoscope in total esophagectomy with colonic interposition 
Chin-Yuan Yii, Jen-Wei Chou, Yen-Chun Peng, Wai-Keung Chow 
World J Gastroenterol 17(13):1787-1790. Published online Apr 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i13.1787