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Risk of post-operative complications associated with anti-TNF therapy in inflammatory bowel disease 
Tauseef Ali, Laura Yun, David T Rubin 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):197-204. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.197
Enhanced recovery for non-colorectal surgery 
Gianpiero Gravante, Muhammad Elmussareh 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):205-211. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.205
Review
Hepatitis C virus induced insulin resistance impairs response to anti viral therapy 
Abdel-Rahman El-Zayadi, Mahmoud Anis 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):212-224. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.212
Original Article
Stress-induced visceral analgesia assessed non-invasively in rats is enhanced by prebiotic diet 
Muriel Larauche, Agata Mulak, Pu-Qing Yuan, Osamu Kanauchi, Yvette Taché 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):225-236. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.225
Brief Article
Aging is a risk factor of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in premenopausal women 
Masahide Hamaguchi, Takao Kojima, Akihiro Ohbora, Noriyuki Takeda, Michiaki Fukui, Takahiro Kato 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):237-243. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.237
High level of urokinase plasminogen activator contributes to cholangiocarcinoma invasion and metastasis 
Parichut Thummarati, Sitsom Wijitburaphat, Aruna Prasopthum, Apaporn Menakongka, Banchob Sripa, Rutaiwan Tohtong, Tuangporn Suthiphongchai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):244-250. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.244
Roux-en-Y reconstruction does not require gastric decompression after radical distal gastrectomy 
Cheng-Jueng Chen, Tsang-Pai Liu, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Sheng-Der Hsua, Tsai-Yuan Hsieh, Heng-Cheng Chu, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Teng-Wei Chen, De-Chuan Chan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):251-256. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.251
Microencapsulated tumor assay: Evaluation of the nude mouse model of pancreatic cancer 
Ming-Zhe Ma, Dong-Feng Cheng, Jin-Hua Ye, Yong Zhou, Jia-Xiang Wang, Min-Min Shi, Bao-San Han, Cheng-Hong Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):257-267. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.257
Comparative quantification of human intestinal bacteria based on cPCR and LDR/LCR 
Zhou-Rui Tang, Kai Li, Yu-Xun Zhou, Zhen-Xian Xiao, Jun-Hua Xiao, Rui Huang, Guo-Hao Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):268-274. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.268
Efficacy of intraductal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of non-opaque choledocholith 
Jie Lu, Chuan-Yong Guo, Xuan-Fu Xu, Xing-Peng Wang, Rong Wan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):275-278. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.275
Present and future of prophylactic antibiotics for severe acute pancreatitis 
Kun Jiang, Wei Huang, Xiao-Nan Yang, Qing Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):279-284. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.279
1H NMR-based serum metabolic profiling in compensated and decompensated cirrhosis 
Su-Wen Qi, Zhi-Guang Tu, Wu-Jian Peng, Lin-Xian Wang, Xin Ou-Yang, An-Ji Cai, Yong Dai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):285-290. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.285
Case Report
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for large laterally spreading tumors involving the ileocecal valve and terminal ileum 
Gustavo Kishimoto, Yutaka Saito, Hajime Takisawa, Haruhisa Suzuki, Taku Sakamoto, Takeshi Nakajima, Takahisa Matsuda 
World J Gastroenterol 18(3):291-294. Published online Jan 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i3.291