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Radiofrequency ablation or percutaneous ethanol injection for the treatment of liver tumors 
Daniel Ansari, Roland Andersson 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1003-1008. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1003
Neuroendocrine liver metastases: Contributions of endoscopy and surgery to primary tumor search 
Herwig Cerwenka 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1009-1014. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1009
Strategy to differentiate autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreas cancer 
Kensuke Takuma, Terumi Kamisawa, Rajesh Gopalakrishna, Seiichi Hara, Taku Tabata, Yoshihiko Inaba, Naoto Egawa, Yoshinori Igarashi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1015-1020. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1015
Original Article
Botulinum toxin for chronic anal fissure after biliopancreatic diversion for morbid obesity 
Serafino Vanella, Giuseppe Brisinda, Gaia Marniga, Anna Crocco, Giuseppe Bianco, Giorgio Maria 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1021-1027. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1021
15-PGDH is reduced and induces apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in gastric carcinoma 
Li-Hong Lou, Da-Dao Jing, Yue-Xing Lai, Ying-Ying Lu, Ji-Kun Li, Kai Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1028-1037. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1028
Chronic bile duct hyperplasia is a chronic graft dysfunction following liver transplantation 
Jian-Wen Jiang, Zhi-Gang Ren, Guang-Ying Cui, Zhao Zhang, Hai-Yang Xie, Lin Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1038-1047. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1038
Intravenous injection of mesenchymal stem cells is effective in treating liver fibrosis 
Wei Zhao, Jun-Jie Li, Da-Yong Cao, Xiao Li, Lin-Ying Zhang, Yong He, Shu-Qiang Yue, De-Sheng Wang, Ke-Feng Dou 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1048-1058. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1048
Rebamipide suppresses diclofenac-induced intestinal permeability via mitochondrial protection in mice 
Lei Diao, Qiao Mei, Jian-Ming Xu, Xiao-Chang Liu, Jing Hu, Juan Jin, Qiang Yao, Mo-Li Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1059-1066. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1059
Brief Article
Differential diagnosis in patients with suspected bile acid synthesis defects 
Dorothea Haas, Hongying Gan-Schreier, Claus-Dieter Langhans, Tilman Rohrer, Guido Engelmann, Maura Heverin, David W Russell, Peter T Clayton, Georg F Hoffmann, Jürgen G Okun 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1067-1076. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1067
Evaluation of acoustic radiation force impulse imaging for determination of liver stiffness using transient elastography as a reference 
Gerald Kircheis, Abdurrahman Sagir, Christoph Vogt, Stephan vom Dahl, Ralf Kubitz, Dieter Häussinger 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1077-1084. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1077
Framework for assessing quality of care for inflammatory bowel disease in Sweden 
Martin Rejler, Jörgen Tholstrup, Mattias Elg, Anna Spångéus, Boel Andersson Gäre 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1085-1092. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1085
Autoimmune thyroid diseases and Helicobacter pylori: The correlation is present only in Graves's disease 
Vincenzo Bassi, Gennaro Marino, Alba Iengo, Olimpia Fattoruso, Crescenzo Santinelli 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1093-1097. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1093
Predictability of outcome of caustic ingestion by esophagogastroduodenoscopy in children 
Abdulkerim Temiz, Pelin Oguzkurt, Semire Serin Ezer, Emine Ince, Akgun Hicsonmez 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1098-1103. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1098
Bevacizumab as a second- or later-line of treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer 
Lee Chun Park, Ho Sup Lee, Seong Hoon Shin, Seun Ja Park, Moo In Park, Sung Yong Oh, Hyuk Chan Kwon, Jin ho Baek, Young Jin Choi, Myoung Joo Kang, Yang Soo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1104-1109. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1104
Is hepatic neoplasm-related pyogenic liver abscess a distinct clinical entity? 
Siu-Tong Law, Ki Kong Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1110-1116. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1110
Association between gastric cancer and -1993 polymorphism of TBX21 gene 
Le-Hui Zhang, Qin Li, Peng Li, Sheng-Tao Zhu, Jing Wang, Hong-Li Yang, Chang-Qing Xu, Xiu-Hua Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1117-1122. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1117
Interleukin-8, a promising predictor for prognosis of pancreatic cancer 
Ying Chen, Min Shi, Guan-Zhen Yu, Xiao-Ran Qin, Gang Jin, Peng Chen, Ming-Hua Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1123-1129. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1123
Quantification of choline concentration following liver cell apoptosis using 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy 
Zhi-Wei Shen, Zhen Cao, Ke-Zeng You, Zhong-Xian Yang, Ye-Yu Xiao, Xiao-Fang Cheng, Yao-Wen Chen, Ren-Hua Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1130-1136. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1130
Case Report
Large-vessel thrombosis in intestinal Behçet’s disease complicated with myelodysplastic syndrome and trisomy 8 
Huang-Chi Chen, Ying-Ming Chiu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(10):1137-1140. Published online Mar 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i10.1137