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MicroRNAs in inflammatory bowel disease - pathogenesis, diagnostics and therapeutics 
Mehmet Coskun, Jacob Tveiten Bjerrum, Jakob Benedict Seidelin, Ole Haagen Nielsen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4629-4634. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4629
Froniter
Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography pancreatitis: Is time for a new preventive approach? 
Stella Tammaro, Roberta Caruso, Francesco Pallone, Giovanni Monteleone 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4635-4638. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4635
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Mirizzi syndrome: History, current knowledge and proposal of a simplified classification 
Marcelo A Beltrán 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4639-4650. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4639
Interactions between hepatic iron and lipid metabolism with possible relevance to steatohepatitis 
Umbreen Ahmed, Patricia S Latham, Phillip S Oates 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4651-4658. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4651
Review
Diagnostic endoscopic ultrasonography: Assessment of safety and prevention of complications 
Christian Jenssen, Maria Victoria Alvarez-Sánchez, Bertrand Napoléon, Siegbert Faiss 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4659-4676. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4659
Hepatitis B in pregnancy 
Guglielmo Borgia, Maria Aurora Carleo, Giovanni Battista Gaeta, Ivan Gentile 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4677-4683. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4677
Original Article
Gastro protective properties of the novel prostone SPI-8811 against acid-injured porcine mucosa 
Meghali Nighot, Adam Moeser, Ryuji Ueno, Anthony Blikslager 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4684-4692. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4684
Expression of the P2X2 receptor in different classes of ileum myenteric neurons in the female obese ob/ob mouse 
Márcia Sanae Mizuno, Amanda Rabello Crisma, Primavera Borelli, Patricia Castelucci 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4693-4703. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4693
Emerging roles of the ribonucleotide reductase M2 in colorectal cancer and ultraviolet-induced DNA damage repair 
Ai-Guo Lu, Hao Feng, Pu-Xiong-Zhi Wang, Ding-Pei Han, Xue-Hua Chen, Min-Hua Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4704-4713. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4704
Brief Article
Perforated midgut diverticulitis: Revisited 
Milan Spasojevic, Jens Marius Naesgaard, Dejan Ignjatovic 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4714-4720. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4714
Primary biliary cirrhosis-specific autoantibodies in first degree relatives of Greek primary biliary cirrhosis patients 
Theodoros A Zografos, Nikolaos Gatselis, Kalliopi Zachou, Christos Liaskos, Stella Gabeta, George K Koukoulis, George N Dalekos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4721-4728. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4721
Titanium dioxide induced inflammation in the small intestine 
Carolina Maciel Nogueira, Walter Mendes de Azevedo, Maria Lucia Zaidan Dagli, Sérgio Hiroshi Toma, André Zonetti de Arruda Leite, Maria Laura Lordello, Iêda Nishitokukado, Carmen Lúcia Ortiz-Agostinho, Maria Irma Seixas Duarte, Marcelo Alves Ferreira, Aytan Miranda Sipahi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4729-4735. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4729
"Extended" radical cholecystectomy for gallbladder cancer: Long-term outcomes, indications and limitations 
Yoshio Shirai, Jun Sakata, Toshifumi Wakai, Taku Ohashi, Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4736-4743. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4736
Clinicopathologic significance of expression of nuclear factor-κB RelA and its target gene products in gastric cancer patients 
Hyuk-Chan Kwon, Sung-Hyun Kim, Sung Yong Oh, Suee Lee, Ji Hyun Lee, Jin Seok Jang, Min Chan Kim, Ki Han Kim, Su-Jin Kim, Seong-Geun Kim, Hyo-Jin Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4744-4750. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4744
Prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma expressing cytokeratin 19: Comparison with other liver cancers 
Jung Il Lee, Jin-Woo Lee, Joon Mee Kim, Ja Kyung Kim, Hyun Jung Chung, Young Soo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4751-4757. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4751
Association of fucosyltransferase 2 gene variants with ulcerative colitis in Han and Uyghur patients in China 
Ayinuer Aheman, He-Sheng Luo, Feng Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4758-4764. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4758
Emergency transcatheter arterial embolization for patients with acute massive duodenal ulcer hemorrhage 
Yong-Li Wang, Ying-Sheng Cheng, Li-Zhen Liu, Zhong-Hui He, Kun-Hong Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4765-4770. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4765
Diagnosis of gastric intraepithelial neoplasia by narrow-band imaging and confocal laser endomicroscopy 
Shu-Fang Wang, Yun-Sheng Yang, Li-Xin Wei, Zhong-Sheng Lu, Ming-Zhou Guo, Jin Huang, Li-Hua Peng, Gang Sun, En-Qiang Ling-Hu, Jiang-Yun Meng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4771-4780. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4771
Hyperthermia inhibits hypoxia-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in HepG2 hepatocellular carcinoma cells 
Guang-Jin Yuan, Qian-Wen Li, Shun-Lin Shan, Wu-Ming Wang, Sen Jiang, Xi-Ming Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4781-4786. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4781
Case Report
Angioedema associated with Crohn's disease: Response to biologics 
Flavio Habal, Vivian Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4787-4790. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4787
Catheter-directed thrombolysis in inflammatory bowel diseases: Report of a case 
Péter Ilonczai, Judit Tóth, László Tóth, István Altorjay, Zoltán Boda, Károly Palatka 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4791-4793. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4791
Development of perianal ulcer as a result of acute fulminant amoebic colitis 
Takayuki Torigoe, Yoshifumi Nakayama, Koji Yamaguchi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4794-4797. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4794
A pedunculated polyp-shaped small-bowel lymphangioma causing gastrointestinal bleeding and treated by double-balloon enteroscopy 
Akihiko Kida, Koichiro Matsuda, Satoshi Hirai, Akiyoshi Shimatani, Yousuke Horita, Katsushi Hiramatsu, Mitsuru Matsuda, Hidero Ogino, Shin Ishizawa, Yatsugi Noda 
World J Gastroenterol 18(34):4798-4800. Published online Sep 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i34.4798