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Review
Pancreatico-biliary endoscopic ultrasound: A systematic review of the levels of evidence, performance and outcomes 
Pietro Fusaroli, Dimitrios Kypraios, Giancarlo Caletti, Mohamad A Eloubeidi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4243-4256. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4243
Original Article
Gene expression profiling and endothelin in acute experimental pancreatitis 
Helieh S Oz, Ying Lu, Louis P Vera-Portocarrero, Pei Ge, Ada Silos-Santiago, Karin N Westlund 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4257-4269. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4257
Colometer: A real-time quality feedback system for screening colonoscopy 
Dobromir Filip, Xuexin Gao, Leticia Angulo-Rodríguez, Martin P Mintchev, Shane M Devlin, Alaa Rostom, Wayne Rosen, Christopher N Andrews 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4270-4277. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4270
Use of butyrate or glutamine in enema solution reduces inflammation and fibrosis in experimental diversion colitis 
Rodrigo Goulart Pacheco, Christiano Costa Esposito, Lucas CM Müller, Morgana TL Castelo-Branco, Leonardo Pereira Quintella, Vera Lucia A Chagas, Heitor Siffert P de Souza, Alberto Schanaider 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4278-4287. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4278
Adeno-associated virus mediated delivery of Tregitope 167 ameliorates experimental colitis 
Sander van der Marel, Anna Majowicz, Karin Kwikkers, Richard van Logtenstein, Anje A te Velde, Anne S De Groot, Sybren L Meijer, Sander J van Deventer, Harald Petry, Daniel W Hommes, Valerie Ferreira 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4288-4299. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4288
Results of National Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in Croatia (2007-2011) 
Miroslava Katičić, Nataša Antoljak, Milan Kujundžić, Valerija Stamenić, Dunja Skoko Poljak, Danica Kramarić, Davor Štimac, Marija Strnad Pešikan, Mirko Šamija, Zdravko Ebling 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4300-4307. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4300
Evaluation of magnifying colonoscopy in the diagnosis of serrated polyps 
Shinya Ishigooka, Masahito Nomoto, Nobuyuki Obinata, Yoshichika Oishi, Yoshinori Sato, Satoko Nakatsu, Midori Suzuki, Yoshiko Ikeda, Tadateru Maehata, Tomoaki Kimura, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Takashi Nakajima, Hiro-o Yamano, Hiroshi Yasuda, Fumio Itoh 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4308-4316. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4308
Brief Article
Circular smooth muscle contributes to esophageal shortening during peristalsis 
Anil K Vegesna, Keng-Yu Chuang, Ramashesai Besetty, Steven J Phillips, Alan S Braverman, Mary F Barbe, Michael R Ruggieri, Larry S Miller 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4317-4322. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4317
Screening Helicobacter pylori genes induced during infection of mouse stomachs 
Aparna Singh, Nathaniel Hodgson, Ming Yan, Jungsoo Joo, Lei Gu, Hong Sang, Emmalena Gregory-Bryson, William G Wood, Yisheng Ni, Kimberly Smith, Sharon H Jackson, William G Coleman 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4323-4334. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4323
Temporal trends in the relative prevalence of dysphagia etiologies from 1999-2009 
Trilokesh Kidambi, Erin Toto, Nancy Ho, Tiffany Taft, Ikuo Hirano 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4335-4341. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4335
National trends in resection of the distal pancreas 
Armando Rosales-Velderrain, Steven P Bowers, Ross F Goldberg, Tatyan M Clarke, Mauricia A Buchanan, John A Stauffer, Horacio J Asbun 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4342-4349. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4342
Chronic methadone use, poor bowel visualization and failed colonoscopy: A preliminary study 
Siddharth Verma, Joshua Fogel, David J Beyda, Brett Bernstein, Vincent Notar-Francesco, Smruti R Mohanty 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4350-4356. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4350
Predictive value of symptoms and demographics in diagnosing malignancy or peptic stricture 
Iain A Murray, Joanne Palmer, Carolyn Waters, Harry R Dalton 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4357-4362. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4357
How many cases of laryngopharyngeal reflux suspected by laryngoscopy are gastroesophageal reflux disease-related? 
Nicola de Bortoli, Andrea Nacci, Edoardo Savarino, Irene Martinucci, Massimo Bellini, Bruno Fattori, Linda Ceccarelli, Francesco Costa, Maria Gloria Mumolo, Angelo Ricchiuti, Vincenzo Savarino, Stefano Berrettini, Santino Marchi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4363-4370. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4363
Alginate controls heartburn in patients with erosive and nonerosive reflux disease 
Edoardo Savarino, Nicola de Bortoli, Patrizia Zentilin, Irene Martinucci, Luca Bruzzone, Manuele Furnari, Santino Marchi, Vincenzo Savarino 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4371-4378. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4371
Prevalence of functional dyspepsia and its subgroups in patients with eating disorders 
Antonella Santonicola, Monica Siniscalchi, Pietro Capone, Serena Gallotta, Carolina Ciacci, Paola Iovino 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4379-4385. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4379
Quadruple therapy with moxifloxacin and bismuth for first-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori 
Antonio Francesco Ciccaglione, Luigina Cellini, Laurino Grossi, Leonardo Marzio 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4386-4390. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4386
Adalimumab in prevention of postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease in high-risk patients 
Mariam Aguas, Guillermo Bastida, Elena Cerrillo, Belén Beltrán, Marisa Iborra, Cristina Sánchez-Montes, Fernando Muñoz, Jesús Barrio, Sabino Riestra, Pilar Nos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4391-4398. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4391
Tissue transglutaminase levels above 100 U/mL and celiac disease: A prospective study 
Amani Mubarak, Victorien M Wolters, Frits HJ Gmelig-Meyling, Fiebo JW ten Kate, Roderick HJ Houwen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4399-4403. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4399
Comparison of bacterial quantities in left and right colon biopsies and faeces 
Anna Lyra, Sofia Forssten, Peter Rolny, Yvonne Wettergren, Sampo J Lahtinen, Krista Salli, Lennart Cedgård, Elisabeth Odin, Bengt Gustavsson, Arthur C Ouwehand 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4404-4411. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4404
Significant decrease in prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in the Czech Republic 
Jan Bureš, Marcela Kopáčová, Ilona Koupil, Bohumil Seifert, Miluška Škodová Fendrichová, Jana Špirková, Viktor Voříšek, Stanislav Rejchrt, Tomáš Douda, Norbert Král, Ilja Tachecí 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4412-4418. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4412
Development of a quantum-dot-labelled magnetic immunoassay method for circulating colorectal cancer cell detection 
Maria Gazouli, Anna Lyberopoulou, Pericles Pericleous, Spyros Rizos, Gerassimos Aravantinos, Nikolaos Nikiteas, Nicholas P Anagnou, Efstathios P Efstathopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4419-4426. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4419
Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography parameters in neural network diagnosis of liver tumors 
Costin Teodor Streba, Mihaela Ionescu, Dan Ionut Gheonea, Larisa Sandulescu, Tudorel Ciurea, Adrian Saftoiu, Cristin Constantin Vere, Ion Rogoveanu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4427-4434. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4427
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledochoduodenostomies with fully covered self-expandable metallic stents 
Tae Jun Song, Yil Sik Hyun, Sang Soo Lee, Do Hyun Park, Dong Wan Seo, Sung Koo Lee, Myung-Hwan Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4435-4440. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4435
Favorable surgical treatment outcomes for chronic constipation with features of colonic pseudo-obstruction 
Eon Chul Han, Heung-Kwon Oh, Heon-Kyun Ha, Eun Kyung Choe, Sang Hui Moon, Seung-Bum Ryoo, Kyu Joo Park 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4441-4446. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4441
Case Report
In vivo detection of mucosal healing-involved histiocytes by confocal laser endomicroscopy 
Gheorghe Hundorfean, Abbas Agaimy, Mircea T Chiriac, Walter Geißdörfer, Jochen Wacker, Markus F Neurath, Jonas Mudter 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4447-4449. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4447
Candida-associated gastric ulcer relapsing in a different position with a different appearance 
Kenji Sasaki 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4450-4453. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4450
“Passive-bending colonoscope” significantly improves cecal intubation in difficult cases 
Takeshi Mizukami, Haruhiko Ogata, Toshihumi Hibi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(32):4454-4456. Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4454