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Gastric electrical stimulation for gastroparesis: A goal greatly pursued, but not yet attained 
Mauro Bortolotti 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):273-282. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.273
Topic Highlight
Quantification of HBsAg: Basic virology for clinical practice 
Jung Min Lee, Sang Hoon Ahn 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):283-289. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.283
Review
Genomic and genetic alterations influence the progression of gastric cancer 
Stefania Nobili, Lorenzo Bruno, Ida Landini, Cristina Napoli, Paolo Bechi, Francesco Tonelli, Carlos A Rubio, Enrico Mini, Gabriella Nesi 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):290-299. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.290
Original Article
Hepatocellular carcinoma xenograft supports HCV replication: A mouse model for evaluating antivirals 
Sidhartha Hazari, Henry J Hefler, Partha K Chandra, Bret Poat, Feyza Gunduz, Tara Ooms, Tong Wu, Luis A Balart, Srikanta Dash 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):300-312. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.300
Octreotide induces caspase activation and apoptosis in human hepatoma HepG2 cells 
Nikos J Tsagarakis, Ioannis Drygiannakis, Antonis G Batistakis, George Kolios, Elias A Kouroumalis 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):313-321. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.313
Effect of heme oxygenase-1 on renal function in rats with liver cirrhosis 
Shi-Bin Guo, Zhi-Jun Duan, Qing Li, Xiao-Yu Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):322-328. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.322
Brief Article
Low red blood cell levels of deglycating enzymes in colorectal cancer patients 
Maria Notarnicola, Maria Gabriella Caruso, Valeria Tutino, Vito Guerra, Giovanni Misciagna 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):329-333. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.329
Bones and Crohn’s: No benefit of adding sodium fluoride or ibandronate to calcium and vitamin D 
Jochen Klaus, Max Reinshagen, Katharina Herdt, Christoph Schröter, Guido Adler, Georg BT von Boyen, Christian von Tirpitz 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):334-342. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.334
T-regulatory lymphocytes in peripheral blood of gastric and colorectal cancer patients 
Antoni M Szczepanik, Maciej Siedlar, Marek Sierzega, Dominika Goroszeniuk, Karolina Bukowska-Strakova, Antoni Czupryna, Jan Kulig 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):343-348. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.343
Detection of Helicobacter pylori: A faster urease test can save resources 
Andriani Koumi, Theodoros Filippidis, Vassilia Leontara, Loukia Makri, Marios Zenon Panos 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):349-353. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.349
Dietary zinc and metallothionein on small intestinal disaccharidases activity in mice 
Cuong D Tran, Johanna Cool, Cory J Xian 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):354-360. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.354
Intrahepatic biliary cystic neoplasms: Surgical results of 9 patients and literature review 
Ali Emre, Kürşat Rahmi Serin, İlgin Özden, Yaman Tekant, Orhan Bilge, Aydın Alper, Mine Güllüoğlu, Koray Güven 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):361-365. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.361
Analysis of the delayed approach to the management of infected pancreatic necrosis 
Nilesh Doctor, Sujith Philip, Vidhyachandra Gandhi, Maharra Hussain, Savio G Barreto 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):366-371. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.366
Liver function alterations after laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer and its clinical significance 
Gui-Ae Jeong, Gyu-Seok Cho, Eung-Jin Shin, Moon-Soo Lee, Hyung-Chul Kim, Ok-Pyung Song 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):372-378. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.372
Necrotic stercoral colitis: Importance of computed tomography findings 
Cheng-Hsien Wu, Li-Jen Wang, Yon-Cheong Wong, Chen-Chih Huang, Chien-Cheng Chen, Chao-Jan Wang, Jen-Feng Fang, Chuen Hsueh 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):379-384. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.379
Management of patients with sphincter of Oddi dysfunction based on a new classification 
Jia-Qing Gong, Jian-Dong Ren, Fu-Zhou Tian, Rui Jiang, Li-Jun Tang, Yong Pang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):385-390. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.385
Effect of preoperative biliary drainage on malignant obstructive jaundice: A meta-analysis 
Yu-Dong Qiu, Jian-Ling Bai, Fang-Gui Xu, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):391-396. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.391
Adjuvant radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer: A dosimetric comparison of conformal radiotherapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy 
Xiao-Nan Sun, Qi Wang, Ben-Xing Gu, Yan-Hong Zhu, Jian-Bin Hu, Guo-Zhi Shi, Shu Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):397-402. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.397
Case Report
Hepatic veins as a site of clot formation following liver resection 
Emmanuel Buc, Safi Dokmak, Magaly Zappa, Marie Helene Denninger, Dominique Charles Valla, Jacques Belghiti, Olivier Farges 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):403-406. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.403
Letters To The Editor
Comments on the article about correlation between computerized tomography and surgery in acute pancreatitis 
Enver Zerem, Goran Imamović, Zoran Mavija, Bahrija Haračić 
World J Gastroenterol 17(3):407-408. Published online Jan 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i3.407