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What’s hot in inflammatory bowel disease in 2011? 
Silvio Danese 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):545-546. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.545
Topic Highlight
Recent advances in cytokines: Therapeutic implications for inflammatory bowel diseases 
Guillaume Bouguen, Jean-Baptiste Chevaux, Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):547-556. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.547
Intestinal microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease: Friend of foe? 
Francesca Fava, Silvio Danese 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):557-566. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.557
Defensins couple dysbiosis to primary immunodeficiency in Crohn’s disease 
Mathias Chamaillard, Rodrigue Dessein 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):567-571. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.567
Extraluminal factors contributing to inflammatory bowel disease 
Arvind Batra, Thorsten Stroh, Britta Siegmund 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):572-577. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.572
Role of the endothelium in inflammatory bowel diseases 
Walter E Cromer, J Michael Mathis, Daniel N Granger, Ganta V Chaitanya, J Steven Alexander 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):578-593. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.578
Haemostatic system in inflammatory bowel diseases: New players in gut inflammation 
Franco Scaldaferri, Stefano Lancellotti, Marco Pizzoferrato, Raimondo De Cristofaro 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):594-608. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.594
Original Article
Bacteriocinogeny in experimental pigs treated with indomethacin and Escherichia coli Nissle 
Jan Bures, David Smajs, Jaroslav Kvetina, Miroslav Förstl, Jan Smarda, Darina Kohoutova, Martin Kunes, Jiri Cyrany, Ilja Tacheci, Stanislav Rejchrt, Jirina Lesna, Viktor Vorisek, Marcela Kopacova 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):609-617. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.609
Analysis of the urinary peptidome associated with Helicobacter pylori infection 
Di Xiao, Fan-Liang Meng, Li-Hua He, Yi-Xin Gu, Jian-Zhong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):618-624. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.618
Influence of CXCR4/SDF-1 axis on E-cadherin/β-catenin complex expression in HT29 colon cancer cells 
Lin Wang, Cui-Ling Li, Lei Wang, Wen-Bin Yu, Hai-Peng Yin, Guang-Yong Zhang, Li-Feng Zhang, Sheng Li, San-Yuan Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):625-632. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.625
Brief Article
Natural history of cytomegalovirus infection in a series of patients diagnosed with moderate-severe ulcerative colitis 
Valeria Criscuoli, Maria Rosa Rizzuto, Luigi Montalbano, Elena Gallo, Mario Cottone 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):633-638. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.633
Natural history of heartburn: A 10-year population-based study 
Linda Bjork Olafsdottir, Hallgrimur Gudjonsson, Heidur Hrund Jonsdottir, Bjarni Thjodleifsson 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):639-645. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.639
Percutaneous aspiration and drainage with adjuvant medical therapy for treatment of hepatic hydatid cysts 
Mohammed I Yasawy, Abdelrahman E Mohammed, Sammak Bassam, Mohammed A Karawi, Sohail Shariq 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):646-650. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.646
A population-based case-crossover study of polyethylene glycol use and acute renal failure risk in the elderly 
Nam-Kyong Choi, Yoosoo Chang, Sun-Young Jung, Yu-Kyong Choi, Joongyub Lee, Jin-Ho Lee, Ju-Young Kim, Byung-Joo Park 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):651-656. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.651
Effects of intestinal mucosal blood flow and motility on intestinal mucosa 
Yan-Bin Wang, Jing Liu, Zhao-Xu Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):657-661. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.657
Suspended moxibustion relieves chronic visceral hyperalgesia and decreases hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing hormone levels 
En-Hua Zhou, Xiao-Mei Wang, Guang-Hong Ding, Huan-Gan Wu, Li Qi, Hui-Rong Liu, Shu-Jing Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):662-665. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.662
Narrow-band imaging endoscopy with and without magnification in diagnosis of colorectal neoplasia 
Qing-Jie Zhou, Jian-Min Yang, Bao-Ying Fei, Qi-Shun Xu, Wei-Quan Wu, Hong-Jun Ruan 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):666-670. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.666
Fast-track rehabilitation program vs conventional care after colorectal resection: A randomized clinical trial 
Gang Wang, Zhi-Wei Jiang, Jing Xu, Jian-Feng Gong, Yang Bao, Li-Fei Xie, Jie-Shou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):671-676. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.671
Case Report
In vivo characterization of DALM in ulcerative colitis with high-resolution probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy 
Giovanni D De Palma, Stefania Staibano, Saverio Siciliano, Francesco Maione, Maria Siano, Dario Esposito, Giovanni Persico 
World J Gastroenterol 17(5):677-680. Published online Feb 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i5.677