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Intestinal dendritic cells in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease 
Sergio Rutella, Franco Locatelli 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3761-3775. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3761
Topic Highlight
Spleen: A new role for an old player? 
Giovanni Tarantino, Silvia Savastano, Domenico Capone, Annamaria Colao 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3776-3784. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3776
JNKs, insulin resistance and inflammation: A possible link between NAFLD and coronary artery disease 
Giovanni Tarantino, Armando Caputi 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3785-3794. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3785
Review
Natural orifice transluminal endoscopy surgery: A review 
João Moreira-Pinto, Estevão Lima, Jorge Correia-Pinto, Carla Rolanda 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3795-3801. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3795
Original Article
Rebamipide promotes healing of colonic ulceration through enhanced epithelial restitution 
Tomohisa Takagi, Yuji Naito, Kazuhiko Uchiyama, Toshimitsu Okuda, Katsura Mizushima, Takahiro Suzuki, Osamu Handa, Takeshi Ishikawa, Nobuaki Yagi, Satoshi Kokura, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Toshikazu Yoshikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3802-3809. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3802
Dickkopf3 overexpression inhibits pancreatic cancer cell growth in vitro 
Yu-Mei Gu, Yi-Hui Ma, Wu-Gan Zhao, Jie Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3810-3817. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3810
Brief Article
Balanced propofol sedation administered by nonanesthesiologists: The first Italian experience 
Alessandro Repici, Nico Pagano, Cesare Hassan, Alessandra Carlino, Giacomo Rando, Giuseppe Strangio, Fabio Romeo, Angelo Zullo, Elisa Ferrara, Eva Vitetta, Daniel de Paula Pessoa Ferreira, Silvio Danese, Massimo Arosio, Alberto Malesci 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3818-3823. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3818
Is it better to use two elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment? 
Ioan Sporea, Roxana Şirli, Alina Popescu, Simona Bota, Radu Badea, Monica Lupşor, Mircea Focşa, Mirela Dănilă 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3824-3829. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3824
YKL-40 expression in CD14+ liver cells in acute and chronic injury 
Oscar Pizano-Martínez, Irinea Yañez-Sánchez, Pilar Alatorre-Carranza, Alejandra Miranda-Díaz, Pablo C Ortiz-Lazareno, Trinidad García-Iglesias, Adrian Daneri-Navarro, Mónica Vázquez-Del Mercado, Mary Fafutis-Morris, Vidal Delgado-Rizo 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3830-3835. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3830
Ghrelin attenuates gastrointestinal epithelial damage induced by doxorubicin 
Mohamed A Fahim, Hazem Kataya, Rkia El-Kharrag, Dena AM Amer, Basel al-Ramadi, Sherif M Karam 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3836-3841. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3836
Management of acquired bronchobiliary fistula: A systematic literature review of 68 cases published in 30 years 
Guan-Qun Liao, Hao Wang, Guang-Yong Zhu, Kai-Bin Zhu, Fu-Xin Lv, Sheng Tai 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3842-3849. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3842
Enhanced CT and CT virtual endoscopy in diagnosis of heterotopic pancreas 
Dan Wang, Xiao-Er Wei, Lei Yan, Yu-Zhen Zhang, Wen-Bin Li 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3850-3855. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3850
Case Report
A case of gas gangrene in an immunosuppressed Crohn’s patient 
Natalie Kiel, Vincent Ho, Andrew Pascoe 
World J Gastroenterol 17(33):3856-3858. Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3856