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Peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin: Incidence, prognosis and treatment options 
Yvonne LB Klaver, Valery EPP Lemmens, Simon W Nienhuijs, Misha DP Luyer, Ignace HJT de Hingh 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5489-5494. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5489
Field Of Vision
Diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Increasingly difficult 
Tetsuhide Ito, Guillaume Cadiot, Robert T Jensen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5495-5503. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5495
Guidelines For Basic Science
Molecular targets in the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis 
Ashwin D Dhanda, Richard WL Lee, Peter L Collins, C Anne McCune 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5504-5513. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5504
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Checkmate to liver biopsy in chronic hepatitis C? 
Anca Trifan, Carol Stanciu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5514-5520. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5514
Review
Treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer: Controversies and questions 
Atthaphorn Trakarnsanga, Suthinee Ithimakin, Martin R Weiser 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5521-5532. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5521
Experimental and clinical evidence of antioxidant therapy in acute pancreatitis 
Mukaddes Esrefoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5533-5541. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5533
Original Article
Dietary copper triggers onset of fulminant hepatitis in the Long-Evans cinnamon rat model 
Ramsi Siaj, Vanessa Sauer, Sandra Stöppeler, Hans-Ullrich Spiegel, Gabriele Köhler, Andree Zibert, Hartmut HJ Schmidt 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5542-5550. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5542
MUC5AC/β-catenin expression and KRAS gene alteration in laterally spreading colorectal tumors 
Kosaburo Nakae, Hiroyuki Mitomi, Tsuyoshi Saito, Michiko Takahashi, Takashi Morimoto, Yasuhiro Hidaka, Naoto Sakamoto, Takashi Yao, Sumio Watanabe 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5551-5559. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5551
Brief Article
Software for automated classification of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy videos of colorectal polyps 
Barbara André, Tom Vercauteren, Anna M Buchner, Murli Krishna, Nicholas Ayache, Michael B Wallace 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5560-5569. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5560
Quantitation of HBsAg predicts response to entecavir therapy in HBV genotype C patients 
Etsuro Orito, Kei Fujiwara, Hiroshi Kanie, Tesshin Ban, Tomonori Yamada, Katsumi Hayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5570-5575. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5570
Inhibition of gastric perception of mild distention by omeprazole in volunteers 
Akihito Iida, Hiroshi Kaneko, Toshihiro Konagaya, Yasushi Funaki, Kentaro Tokudome, Shinya Izawa, Yasuhiro Tamura, Mari Mizuno, Naotaka Ogasawara, Makoto Sasaki, Kunio Kasugai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5576-5580. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5576
Thioredoxin and thioredoxin-interacting protein as prognostic markers for gastric cancer recurrence 
Jae Yun Lim, Sun Och Yoon, Soon Won Hong, Jong Won Kim, Seung Ho Choi, Jae Yong Cho 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5581-5588. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5581
Photodynamic therapy prolongs metal stent patency in patients with unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma 
Tae Yoon Lee, Young Koog Cheon, Chan Sup Shim, Young Deok Cho 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5589-5594. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5589
Surgical outcome of pancreatic cancer using radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy procedure 
Ye Rim Chang, Sung-Sik Han, Sang-Jae Park, Seung Duk Lee, Tae Suk Yoo, Young-Kyu Kim, Tae Hyun Kim, Sang Myung Woo, Woo Jin Lee, Eun Kyung Hong 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5595-5600. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5595
Biochemical characteristics of neonatal cholestasis induced by citrin deficiency 
Jian-She Wang, Xiao-Hong Wang, Ying-Jie Zheng, Hai-Yan Fu, Rui Chen, Yi Lu, Ling-Juan Fang, Takeyori Saheki, Keiko Kobayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5601-5607. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5601
Colonic stenting vs emergent surgery for acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Guang-Yao Ye, Zhe Cui, Lu Chen, Ming Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5608-5615. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5608
Comparison between different reconstruction routes in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Yu-Zhen Zheng, Shu-Qin Dai, Wei Li, Xun Cao, Xin Wang, Jian-Hua Fu, Peng Lin, Lan-Jun Zhang, Bin Lu, Jun-Ye Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5616-5621. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5616
Carbon dioxide insufflation for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: A meta-analysis and systematic review 
Yao Cheng, Xian-Ze Xiong, Si-Jia Wu, Jiong Lu, Yi-Xin Lin, Nan-Sheng Cheng, Tai-Xiang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5622-5631. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5622
Case Report
Clostridium perfringens bacteremia caused by choledocholithiasis in the absence of gallbladder stones 
Antwan Atia, Tejas Raiyani, Pranav Patel, Robert Patton, Mark Young 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5632-5634. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5632
A de novo germline MLH1 mutation in a Lynch syndrome patient with discordant immunohistochemical and molecular biology test results 
Fabrice Airaud, Sébastien Küry, Isabelle Valo, Ingrid Maury, Dominique Bonneau, Olivier Ingster, Stéphane Bezieau 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5635-5639. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5635
Ischemic colitis and large bowel infarction: A case report 
Eugen Florin Georgescu, Doina Carstea, Daniela Dumitrescu, Ramona Teodorescu, Andrei Carstea 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5640-5644. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5640
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting with prominent calcification 
Naoki Izawa, Takeshi Sawada, Ryuichi Abiko, Daisuke Kumon, Mami Hirakawa, Mika Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Obinata, Masahito Nomoto, Tadateru Maehata, Shun-ichi Yamauchi, Takefumi Kouro, Takashi Tsuda, Satoshi Kitajima, Hiroshi Yasuda, Keiichi Tanaka, Ichiro Tanaka, Masahiro Hoshikawa, Masayuki Takagi, Fumio Itoh 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5645-5648. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5645
Hepatothorax due to a right diaphragmatic rupture related to duodenal ulcer perforation 
Se-Jin Baek, Jin Kim, Sung-Ho Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5649-5652. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5649
Tracheobronchial nodules and pulmonary infiltrates in a patient with Crohn's disease 
De-Gan Lu, Xiao-Qing Ji, Qi Zhao, Cai-Qing Zhang, Zhen-Fang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5653-5657. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5653
Severe acute cholangitis after endoscopic sphincterotomy induced by barium examination: A case report 
Zhen-Hai Zhang, Ya-Guang Wu, Cheng-Kun Qin, Zhong-Xue Su, Jian Xu, Guo-Zhe Xian, Shuo-Dong Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(39):5658-5660. Published online Oct 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i39.5658