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Cell sheet technology for regeneration of esophageal mucosa 
Ryo Takagi, Masayuki Yamato, Nobuo Kanai, Daisuke Murakami, Makoto Kondo, Takaaki Ishii, Takeshi Ohki, Hideo Namiki, Masakazu Yamamoto, Teruo Okano 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5145-5150. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5145
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Irritable bowel syndrome: Diagnosis and pathogenesis 
Magdy El-Salhy 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5151-5163. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5151
Gastric carcinogenesis 
Ismail Gomceli, Baris Demiriz, Mesut Tez 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5164-5170. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5164
Review
KRAS mutation testing in metastatic colorectal cancer 
Cong Tan, Xiang Du 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5171-5180. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5171
Original Article
Effect of double-balloon enteroscopy on pancreas: An experimental porcine model 
Rafael Latorre, Federico Soria, Octavio López-Albors, Ricardo Sarriá, Francisco Sánchez-Margallo, Pilar Esteban, Fernando Carballo, Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5181-5187. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5181
Serum levels of microRNAs can specifically predict liver injury of chronic hepatitis B 
Hui Zhang, Qing-Ya Li, Zhi-Zhong Guo, Yan Guan, Jia Du, Yi-Yu Lu, Yi-Yang Hu, Ping Liu, Shuang Huang, Shi-Bing Su 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5188-5196. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5188
Inhalation of hydrogen gas reduces liver injury during major hepatotectomy in swine 
Lei Xiang, Jing-Wang Tan, Li-Jie Huang, Lin Jia, Ya-Qian Liu, Yu-Qiong Zhao, Kai Wang, Jia-Hong Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5197-5204. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5197
Repair of bile duct defect with degradable stent and autologous tissue in a porcine model 
Yue-Long Liang, Yi-Chen Yu, Kun Liu, Wei-Jia Wang, Jiang-Bo Ying, Yi-Fan Wang, Xiu-Jun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5205-5210. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5205
Brief Article
Clinical outcome and predictors of survival after TIPS insertion in patients with liver cirrhosis 
Hauke S Heinzow, Philipp Lenz, Michael Köhler, Frank Reinecke, Hansjörg Ullerich, Wolfram Domschke, Dirk Domagk, Tobias Meister 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5211-5218. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5211
Effectiveness of infliximab after adalimumab failure in Crohn's disease 
María Chaparro, Montserrat Andreu, Manuel Barreiro-de Acosta, Esther García-Planella, Elena Ricart, Eugeni Domènech, María Esteve, Olga Merino, Pilar Nos, Mireia Peñalva, Javier P Gisbert 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5219-5224. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5219
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound evaluation of hepatic microvascular changes in liver diseases 
Francesco Ridolfi, Teresa Abbattista, Paolo Busilacchi, Eugenio Brunelli 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5225-5230. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5225
High-definition colonoscopy with i-Scan: Better diagnosis for small polyps and flat adenomas 
Pier Alberto Testoni, Chiara Notaristefano, Cristian Vailati, Milena Di Leo, Edi Viale 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5231-5239. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5231
Graft-versus-host disease after liver transplantation: A comprehensive literature review 
Sami Akbulut, Mehmet Yilmaz, Sezai Yilmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5240-5248. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5240
Short-term effectiveness of radiochemoembolization for selected hepatic metastases with a combination protocol 
Shahram Akhlaghpoor, Alireza Aziz-Ahari, Mahasti Amoui, Shahnaz Tolooee, Hossein Poorbeigi, Shahab Sheybani 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5249-5259. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5249
Adenosine deaminase activity in tuberculous peritonitis among patients with underlying liver cirrhosis 
Yi-Jun Liao, Chun-Ying Wu, Shou-Wu Lee, Chia-Ling Lee, Sheng-Shun Yang, Chi-Sen Chang, Teng-Yu Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5260-5265. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5260
Volumetric-modulated arc therapy vs c-IMRT in esophageal cancer: A treatment planning comparison 
Li Yin, Hao Wu, Jian Gong, Jian-Hao Geng, Fan Jiang, An-Hui Shi, Rong Yu, Yong-Heng Li, Shu-Kui Han, Bo Xu, Guang-Ying Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5266-5275. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5266
Nur-related receptor 1 gene polymorphisms and alcohol dependence in Mexican Americans 
Ya-Ming Wei, Yan-Lei Du, Yu-Qiang Nie, Yu-Yuan Li, Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5276-5282. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5276
Antifibrotic effect of N-acetyl-seryl-aspartyl-lysyl-proline on bile duct ligation induced liver fibrosis in rats 
Lei Zhang, Lei-Ming Xu, Yuan-Wen Chen, Qian-Wen Ni, Min Zhou, Chun-Ying Qu, Yi Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5283-5288. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5283
Minilaparotomy to rectal cancer has higher overall survival rate and earlier short-term recovery 
Xiao-Dong Wang, Ming-Jun Huang, Chuan-Hua Yang, Ka Li, Li Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5289-5294. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5289
Evaluation of a new method for placing nasojejunal feeding tubes 
Hua Qin, Xiao-Yun Lu, Qiu Zhao, De-Min Li, Pei-Yuan Li, Mei Liu, Qi Zhou, Liang Zhu, Hui-Fang Pang, Hui-Zhen Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5295-5299. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5295
Case Report
Origin of celiac disease: How old are predisposing haplotypes? 
Giovanni Gasbarrini, Olga Rickards, Cristina Martínez-Labarga, Elsa Pacciani, Filiberto Chilleri, Lucrezia Laterza, Giuseppe Marangi, Franco Scaldaferri, Antonio Gasbarrini 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5300-5304. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5300
Biliary tract schwannoma: A rare cause of obstructive jaundice in a young patient 
Gilton Marques Fonseca, André Luis Montagnini, Manoel de Souza Rocha, Rosely Antunes Patzina, Mário Vinícius Angelete Alvarez Bernardes, Ivan Cecconello, José Jukemura 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5305-5308. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5305
An endoluminal aortic prosthesis infection presenting as pneumoaorta and aortoduodenal fistula 
Yung-Ta Kao, Chun-Ming Shih, Feng-Yen Lin, Nai-Wen Tsao, Nen-Chung Chang, Chun-Yao Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5309-5311. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5309
Penicillium marneffei chylous ascites in acquired immune deficiency syndrome: A case report 
Yin-Zhong Shen, Zhen-Yan Wang, Hong-Zhou Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5312-5314. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5312
Letters To The Editor
Vague relationship between alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome in nonobese people 
Kei Nakajima, Masafumi Saito 
World J Gastroenterol 18(37):5315-5316. Published online Oct 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5315