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Esophageal malignancy: A growing concern 
Jianyuan Chai, M Mazen Jamal 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6521-6526. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6521
Field Of Vision
Does antecolic reconstruction decrease delayed gastric emptying after pancreatoduodenectomy? 
Nadia Peparini, Piero Chirletti 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6527-6531. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6527
Tumor budding as a potential histopathological biomarker in colorectal cancer: Hype or hope? 
Fabio Grizzi, Giuseppe Celesti, Gianluca Basso, Luigi Laghi 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6532-6536. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6532
Anti-tumor immunity, autophagy and chemotherapy 
Györgyi Műzes, Ferenc Sipos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6537-6540. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6537
Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children: A literature review 
Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Abdorrasoul Malekpour, Mahmood Haghighat 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6541-6545. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6541
Topic Highlight
Genetic and epigenetic variants influencing the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Yu-Yuan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6546-6551. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6546
Review
Way back for fructose and liver metabolism: Bench side to molecular insights 
Alba Rebollo, Núria Roglans, Marta Alegret, Juan C Laguna 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6552-6559. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6552
Role of gastrin-peptides in Barrett's and colorectal carcinogenesis 
Eduardo Chueca, Angel Lanas, Elena Piazuelo 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6560-6570. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6560
Relatedness of Helicobacter pylori populations to gastric carcinogenesis 
Quan-Jiang Dong, Shu-Hui Zhan, Li-Li Wang, Yong-Ning Xin, Man Jiang, Shi-Ying Xuan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6571-6576. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6571
Original Article
Alterations in the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-v-Akt pathway in gastric cancer 
Yasutaka Sukawa, Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Katsuhiko Nosho, Hiroaki Kunimoto, Hiromu Suzuki, Yasushi Adachi, Mayumi Nakazawa, Takayuki Nobuoka, Mariko Kawayama, Masashi Mikami, Takashi Matsuno, Tadashi Hasegawa, Koichi Hirata, Kohzoh Imai, Yasuhisa Shinomura 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6577-6586. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6577
Tumour seeding after percutaneous cryoablation for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Chun-Ping Wang, Hong Wang, Jian-Hui Qu, Yin-Ying Lu, Wen-Lin Bai, Zheng Dong, Xu-Dong Gao, Guang-Hua Rong, Zhen Zeng, Yong-Ping Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6587-6596. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6587
Clinical significance of human kallikrein 12 gene expression in gastric cancer 
En-Hao Zhao, Zhi-Yong Shen, Hua Liu, Xin Jin, Hui Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6597-6604. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6597
Hepatoprotective effects of baicalein against CCl4-induced acute liver injury in mice 
Hai-Li Huang, Ya-Jing Wang, Qing-Yu Zhang, Bin Liu, Fang-Yuan Wang, Jing-Jing Li, Run-Zhi Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6605-6613. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6605
Brief Article
Is proliferative colonic disease presentation changing? 
Vito D Corleto, Cristiano Pagnini, Maria Sofia Cattaruzza, Ermira Zykaj, Emilio Di Giulio, Giovanna Margagnoni, Emanuela Pilozzi, Giancarlo D’Ambra, Antonietta Lamazza, Enrico Fiori, Mario Ferri, Luigi Masoni, Vincenzo Ziparo, Bruno Annibale, Gianfranco Delle Fave 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6614-6619. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6614
Value of adipokines in predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis: Comprehensive review 
Andrius Karpavicius, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Audrius Sileikis, Dalius Vitkus, Kestutis Strupas 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6620-6627. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6620
Trends in the eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori infection for eleven years 
Jai Hoon Yoon, Gwang Ho Baik, Kyoung Min Sohn, Dae Yong Kim, Yeon Soo Kim, Ki Tae Suk, Jin Bong Kim, Dong Joon Kim, Jin Bae Kim, Woon Geon Shin, Hak Yang Kim, Il Hyun Baik, Hyun Joo Jang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6628-6634. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6628
UGT1A1 predicts outcome in colorectal cancer treated with irinotecan and fluorouracil 
Yan Wang, Lin Shen, Nong Xu, Jin-Wan Wang, Shun-Chang Jiao, Ze-Yuan Liu, Jian-Ming Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6635-6644. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6635
Safety of lamivudine treatment for chronic hepatitis B in early pregnancy 
Wei Yi, Min Liu, Hao-Dong Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6645-6650. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6645
Overexpression of lysine specific demethylase 1 predicts worse prognosis in primary hepatocellular carcinoma patients 
Ze-Kun Zhao, Hai-Feng Yu, Dao-Rong Wang, Ping Dong, Lei Chen, Wen-Guang Wu, Wen-Jun Ding, Ying-Bin Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6651-6656. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6651
Meta Analysis
Meta-analysis of laparoscopic vs open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Jun-Jie Xiong, Kiran Altaf, Muhammad A Javed, Wei Huang, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Gang Mai, Robert Sutton, Xu-Bao Liu, Wei-Ming Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6657-6668. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6657
Case Report
Small serotonin-positive pancreatic endocrine tumors caused obstruction of the main pancreatic duct 
Masami Ogawa, Yoshiaki Kawaguchi, Atsuko Maruno, Hiroyuki Ito, Toshio Nakagohri, Kenichi Hirabayashi, Hiroshi Yamamuro, Tomohiro Yamashita, Tetsuya Mine 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6669-6673. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6669
Partial stent-in-stent placement of biliary metallic stents using a short double-balloon enteroscopy 
Koichiro Tsutsumi, Hironari Kato, Takeshi Tomoda, Kazuyuki Matsumoto, Ichiro Sakakihara, Naoki Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Noma, Takayuki Sonoyama, Hiroyuki Okada, Kazuhide Yamamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6674-6676. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6674
Plasmablastic lymphoma of the small intestine: Case report and literature review 
Hong-Wei Wang, Wen Yang, Jun-Zhong Sun, Jiang-Yang Lu, Min Li, Lin Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6677-6681. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6677
Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas with soft tissue metastasis 
Jie Chen, Qi Zheng, Zhe Yang, Xin-Yu Huang, Zhou Yuan, Juan Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6682-6685. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6682
Sister Mary Joseph’s nodule as a first sign of pancreatic cancer 
Xue-Li Bai, Qi Zhang, Waqas Masood, Noman Masood, Yin Tang, Chun-Hui Cao, Qi-Han Fu, Yun Zhang, Shun-Liang Gao, Ting-Bo Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6686-6689. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6686
Malakoplakia of the esophagus caused by human papillomavirus infection 
Ya-Li Yang, Yu-Cheng Xie, Xiao-Ling Li, Jing Guo, Tao Sun, Jing Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(45):6690-6692. Published online Dec 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i45.6690