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Ghrelin's second life: From appetite stimulator to glucose regulator 
Pieter-Jan Verhulst, Inge Depoortere 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3183-3195. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3183
Topic Highlight
Can zinc enhance response interferon therapy for patients with HCV-related liver disease? 
Toru Ishikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3196-3200. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3196
Review
Gastroenterostoma after Billroth antrectomy as a premalignant condition 
Robert Sitarz, Ryszard Maciejewski, Wojciech P Polkowski, G Johan A Offerhaus 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3201-3206. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3201
Original Article
Mangiferin, a natural xanthone, accelerates gastrointestinal transit in mice involving cholinergic mechanism 
Talita Cavalcante Morais, Synara Cavalcante Lopes, Karine Maria Martins Bezerra Carvalho, Bruno Rodrigues Arruda, Francisco Thiago Correia de Souza, Maria Teresa Salles Trevisan, Vietla Satyanarayana Rao, Flávia Almeida Santos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3207-3214. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3207
Predictive value of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT for transarterial chemolipiodolization of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Myeong Jun Song, Si Hyun Bae, Ie Ryung Yoo, Chung-Hwa Park, Jeong Won Jang, Ho Jong Chun, Byung Gil Choi, Hae Giu Lee, Jong Young Choi, Seung Kew Yoon 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3215-3222. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3215
Effect of biologically active fraction of Nardostachys jatamansi on cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis 
Gi-Sang Bae, Min-Sun Kim, Kyoung-Chel Park, Bon Soon Koo, Il-Joo Jo, Sun Bok Choi, Dong-Sung Lee, Youn-Chul Kim, Tae-Hyeon Kim, Sang-Wan Seo, Yong Kook Shin, Ho-Joon Song, Sung-Joo Park 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3223-3234. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3223
Effect of Yiguanjian decoction on cell differentiation and proliferation in CCl4-treated mice 
Xiao-Ling Wang, Dong-Wei Jia, Hui-Yang Liu, Xiao-Feng Yan, Ting-Jie Ye, Xu-Dong Hu, Bo-Qin Li, Yong-Liang Chen, Ping Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3235-3249. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3235
Brief Article
Carbon dioxide insufflation during colonoscopy in deeply sedated patients 
Rajvinder Singh, Eu Nice Neo, Nazree Nordeen, Ganesananthan Shanmuganathan, Angelie Ashby, Sharon Drummond, Garry Nind, Elizabeth Murphy, Andrew Luck, Graeme Tucker, William Tam 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3250-3253. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3250
Intestinal alkaline phosphatase in the colonic mucosa of children with inflammatory bowel disease 
Kriszta Molnár, Ádám Vannay, Beáta Szebeni, Nóra Fanni Bánki, Erna Sziksz, Áron Cseh, Hajnalka Győrffy, Péter László Lakatos, Mária Papp, András Arató, Gábor Veres 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3254-3259. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3254
Incidence and clinical features of endoscopic ulcers developing after gastrectomy 
Woo Chul Chung, Eun Jung Jeon, Kang-Moon Lee, Chang Nyol Paik, Sung Hoon Jung, Jung Hwan Oh, Ji Hyun Kim, Kyong-Hwa Jun, Hyung Min Chin 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3260-3266. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3260
Two-stage resection for malignant colonic obstructions: The timing of early resection and possible predictive factors 
Hsiang-Yu Yang, Chang-Chieh Wu, Shu-Wen Jao, Kuo-Feng Hsu, Chen-Ming Mai, Kevin Cheng-Wen Hsiao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3267-3271. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3267
Preoperative predictors of short-term survival after hepatectomy for multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma 
Wen-Chao Zhao, Hai-Bin Zhang, Ning Yang, Yong Fu, Wei Qian, Ben-Dong Chen, Lu-Feng Fan, Guang-Shun Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3272-3281. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3272
Electrical bioimpedance gastric motility measurement based on an electrical-mechanical composite mechanism 
Shu Zhao, Hong Sha, Zhang-Yong Li, Chao-Shi Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3282-3287. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3282
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids promote liver regeneration after 90% hepatectomy in rats 
Yu-Dong Qiu, Sheng Wang, Yue Yang, Xiao-Peng Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3288-3295. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3288
Expression and significance of homeodomain protein Cdx2 in gastric carcinoma and precancerous lesions 
Rong Qin, Na-Na Wang, Jing Chu, Xian Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3296-3302. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3296
Increased frequency and clinical significance of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in human colorectal carcinoma 
Hong-Li Sun, Xin Zhou, Yi-Feng Xue, Ke Wang, Yun-Feng Shen, Jing-Jue Mao, Hong-Feng Guo, Zong-Ning Miao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3303-3309. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3303
Protective effect of nitric oxide on hepatopulmonary syndrome from ischemia-reperfusion injury 
Tong-Jin Diao, Xin Chen, Li-Hua Deng, Han-Xiang Chen, Yan Liang, Xiao-Dong Zhao, Qing-Hua Wang, Wei-Sheng Yuan, Bai-Chun Gao, Yong Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3310-3316. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3310
Case Report
Lymphogranuloma venereum proctosigmoiditis is a mimicker of inflammatory bowel disease 
Marlene Gallegos, Dawn Bradly, Shriram Jakate, Ali Keshavarzian 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3317-3321. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3317
Diagnosis in bile acid-CoA: Amino acid N-acyltransferase deficiency 
Nedim Hadžić, Laura N Bull, Peter T Clayton, AS Knisely 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3322-3326. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3322
Giant choledocholithiasis treated by mechanical lithotripsy using a gastric bezoar basket 
Hyun Jung Chung, Seok Jeong, Don Haeng Lee, Jung Il Lee, Jin-Woo Lee, Byoung Wook Bang, Kye Sook Kwon, Hyung Kil Kim, Yong Woon Shin, Young Soo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(25):3327-3330. Published online Jul 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i25.3327