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Gastrointestinal and hepatic complications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 
Hande H Tuncer, Naveed Rana, Cannon Milani, Angela Darko, Samer A Al-Homsi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1851-1860. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1851
Surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis in the biologic therapy era 
Alberto Biondi, Marco Zoccali, Stefano Costa, Albert Troci, Ettore Contessini-Avesani, Alessandro Fichera 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1861-1870. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1861
Observation
Colitis associated with biological agents 
Hugh James Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1871-1874. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1871
Original Article
Probiotic metabolites from Bacillus coagulans GanedenBC30TM support maturation of antigen-presenting cells in vitro 
Kathleen F Benson, Kimberlee A Redman, Steve G Carter, David Keller, Sean Farmer, John R Endres, Gitte S Jensen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1875-1883. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1875
Antithrombin III injection via the portal vein suppresses liver damage 
Masayuki Miyazaki, Masaki Kato, Masatake Tanaka, Kosuke Tanaka, Shinichiro Takao, Motoyuki Kohjima, Tetsuhide Ito, Munechika Enjoji, Makoto Nakamuta, Kazuhiro Kotoh, Ryoichi Takayanagi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1884-1891. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1884
Over-expression of uPA increases risk of liver injury in pAAV-HBV transfected mice 
Xiao-Jun Zhou, Shi-Hui Sun, Peng Wang, Hong Yu, Jing-Ya Hu, Shi-Cheng Shang, Yu-Sen Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1892-1902. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1892
siRNA targeting of Cdx2 inhibits growth of human gastric cancer MGC-803 cells 
Xiao-Tong Wang, Yu-Bo Xie, Qiang Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1903-1914. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1903
Brief Article
Caspase-cleaved cytokeratin-18 and tumour regression in gastro-oesophageal adenocarcinomas treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy 
Khaleel R Fareed, Irshad N Soomro, Khalid Hameed, Arvind Arora, Dileep N Lobo, Simon L Parsons, Srinivasan Madhusudan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1915-1920. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1915
Helpfulness of the combination of acetic acid and FICE in the detection of Barrett's epithelium and Barrett's associated neoplasias 
Marine Camus, Romain Coriat, Sarah Leblanc, Catherine Brezault, Benoit Terris, Elise Pommaret, Marianne Gaudric, Ariane Chryssostalis, Frederic Prat, Stanislas Chaussade 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1921-1925. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1921
Factors associated with the overall survival of elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Hideki Fujii, Yoshito Itoh, Naoki Ohnishi, Masafumi Sakamoto, Tohru Ohkawara, Yoshihiko Sawa, Koichi Nishida, Yasuo Ohkawara, Kanji Yamaguchi, Masahito Minami, Takeshi Okanoue 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1926-1932. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1926
Is hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy effective treatment for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma resistant to transarterial chemoembolization? 
Hiroyuki Kirikoshi, Masato Yoneda, Hironori Mawatari, Koji Fujita, Kento Imajo, Shingo Kato, Kaori Suzuki, Noritoshi Kobayashi, Kensuke Kubota, Shin Maeda, Atsushi Nakajima, Satoru Saito 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1933-1939. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1933
Preoperative microcoil embolization of the common hepatic artery for pancreatic body cancer 
Isao Takasaka, Nobuyuki Kawai, Morio Sato, Hirohiko Tanihata, Tetsuo Sonomura, Hiroki Minamiguchi, Motoki Nakai, Akira Ikoma, Kouhei Nakata, Hiroki Sanda 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1940-1945. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1940
Hepatocellular carcinoma in Budd-Chiari syndrome: A single center experience with long-term follow-up in South Korea 
Hana Park, Jin Young Yoon, Kyeong Hye Park, Do Young Kim, Sang Hoon Ahn, Kwang-Hyub Han, Chae Yoon Chon, Jun Yong Park 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1946-1952. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1946
Transparent-cap-fitted colonoscopy shows higher performance with cecal intubation time in difficult cases 
Hyung Hun Kim, Seun Ja Park, Moo In Park, Won Moon, Sung Eun Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1953-1958. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1953
Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy is as safe and feasible as open procedure: A meta-analysis 
Kun Xie, Yi-Ping Zhu, Xiao-Wu Xu, Ke Chen, Jia-Fei Yan, Yi-Ping Mou 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1959-1967. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1959
A prospective randomized trial of transnasal ileus tube vs nasogastric tube for adhesive small bowel obstruction 
Xiao-Li Chen, Feng Ji, Qi Lin, Yi-Peng Chen, Jian-Jiang Lin, Feng Ye, Ji-Ren Yu, Yi-Jun Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1968-1974. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1968
Analysis of infections in the first 3-month after living donor liver transplantation 
Chuan Li, Tian-Fu Wen, Kai Mi, Chuan Wang, Lu-Nan Yan, Bo Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1975-1980. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1975
Individualized peri-operative fluid therapy facilitating early-phase recovery after liver transplantation 
Guo-Qing Jiang, Ping Chen, Dou-Sheng Bai, Jing-Wang Tan, Hao Su, Min-Hao Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1981-1986. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1981
Case Report
Acute chylous peritonitis due to acute pancreatitis 
Georgios K Georgiou, Haralampos Harissis, Michalis Mitsis, Haralampos Batsis, Michalis Fatouros 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1987-1990. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1987
Paroxysmal drastic abdominal pain with tardive cutaneous lesions presenting in Henoch-Schönlein purpura 
Xiao-Liang Chen, Hong Tian, Jian-Zhong Li, Jin Tao, Hua Tang, Yang Li, Bin Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1991-1995. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1991
Melena-associated regional portal hypertension caused by splenic arteriovenous fistula 
Bin Chen, Cheng-Wei Tang, Chun-Le Zhang, Jia-Wei Cao, Bo Wei, Xiao Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(16):1996-1998. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i16.1996