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Selection criteria for cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in gastric cancer 
Ingmar Königsrainer 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4153-4156. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4153
Topic Highlight
Distinct colonoscopy findings of microscopic colitis: Not so microscopic after all? 
Anastasios Koulaouzidis, Athar A Saeed 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4157-4165. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4157
Review
Optimizing 6-mercaptopurine and azathioprine therapy in the management of inflammatory bowel disease 
Kara Bradford, David Q Shih 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4166-4173. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4166
Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia: Focus on current treatment options 
Leonidas Lekakos, Nikolaos P Karidis, Dimitrios Dimitroulis, Christos Tsigris, Gregory Kouraklis, Nikolaos Nikiteas 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4174-4183. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4174
Original Article
Hepatic steatosis prevents heme oxygenase-1 induction by isoflurane in the rat liver 
Patrick Stoll, Christian I Schwer, Ulrich Goebel, Hartmut Buerkle, Alexander Hoetzel, Rene Schmidt 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4184-4190. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4184
Decreased accumulation of ultrasound contrast in the liver of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis rat model 
Yuki Miyata, Takeo Miyahara, Fuminori Moriyasu 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4191-4198. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4191
Brief Article
Comparative outcome of stapled trans-anal rectal resection and macrogol in the treatment of defecation disorders 
Ivano Biviano, Danilo Badiali, Laura Candeloro, Fortunée Irene Habib, Massimo Mongardini, Angelo Caviglia, Fiorella Anzini, Enrico S Corazziari 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4199-4205. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4199
Comparison of Milan and UCSF criteria for liver transplantation to treat hepatocellular carcinoma 
Tarkan Unek, Sedat Karademir, Naciye Cigdem Arslan, Tufan Egeli, Gulsen Atasoy, Ozgul Sagol, Funda Obuz, Mesut Akarsu, Ibrahim Astarcioglu 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4206-4212. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4206
Efficacy of premedication with activated Dimethicone or N-acetylcysteine in improving visibility during upper endoscopy 
Seyed Mohammad Kazem Hosseini Asl, Gholam Reza Sivandzadeh 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4213-4217. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4213
Usefulness of fecal lactoferrin in predicting and monitoring the clinical severity of infectious diarrhea 
Chien-Chang Chen, Chee-Jen Chang, Tzou-Yien Lin, Ming-Wei Lai, Hsun-Chin Chao, Man-Shan Kong 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4218-4224. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4218
Aberrant methylation of the 3q25 tumor suppressor gene PTX3 in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Jun-Xiong Wang, Yuan-Long He, Sheng-Tao Zhu, Shuo Yang, Shu-Tian Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4225-4230. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4225
Role of Kasai procedure in surgery of hilar bile duct strictures 
Jin-Bo Gao, Li-Shan Bai, Zhi-Jian Hu, Jun-Wei Wu, Xin-Qun Chai 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4231-4234. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4231
Three initial diets for management of mild acute pancreatitis: A meta-analysis 
Wen-Bo Meng, Xun Li, Yu-Min Li, Wen-Ce Zhou, Xiao-Liang Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4235-4241. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4235
Integration of human papillomavirus 18 DNA in esophageal carcinoma 109 cells 
Ke Zhang, Jin-Tao Li, Shu-Ying Li, Li-Hua Zhu, Ling Zhou, Yi Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4242-4246. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4242
Case Report
Johanson-Blizzard syndrome 
Nabeel Almashraki, Mukarram Zainuddin Abdulnabee, Maja Sukalo, Abdullah Alrajoudi, Iman Sharafadeen, Martin Zenker 
World J Gastroenterol 17(37):4247-4250. Published online Oct 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i37.4247