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Prevention and treatment of hepatic encephalopathy: Focusing on gut microbiota 
Matteo Garcovich, Maria Assunta Zocco, Davide Roccarina, Francesca Romana Ponziani, Antonio Gasbarrini 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6693-6700. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6693
Field Of Vision
Glycogenotic hepatocellular carcinoma with glycogen-ground-glass hepatocytes: A heuristically highly relevant phenotype 
Peter Bannasch 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6701-6708. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6701
Targeting late SV40 factor: Is the achilles heel of hepatocarcinogenesis revealed? 
Amir Shlomai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6709-6711. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6709
Topic Highlight
Thinking in three's: Changing surgical patient safety practices in the complex modern operating room 
Verna C Gibbs 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6712-6719. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6712
Modern treatment of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Kevin K Roggin, Mitchell C Posner 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6720-6728. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6720
Adult to adult living related liver transplantation: Where do we currently stand? 
Erica M Carlisle, Giuliano Testa 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6729-6736. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6729
Multidisciplinary approach for patients with esophageal cancer 
Victoria M Villaflor, Marco E Allaix, Bruce Minsky, Fernando A Herbella, Marco G Patti 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6737-6746. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6737
Laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery: Where do we stand? 
Mukta K Krane, Alessandro Fichera 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6747-6755. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6747
Minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 
Marco Zoccali, Alessandro Fichera 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6756-6763. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6756
Impact of minimally invasive surgery on the treatment of benign esophageal disorders 
Brian Bello, Fernando A Herbella, Marco E Allaix, Marco G Patti 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6764-6770. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6764
Guidelines For Basic Science
Hepatic expression and cellular distribution of the glucose transporter family 
Sumera Karim, David H Adams, Patricia F Lalor 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6771-6781. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6771
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Utility of faecal calprotectin analysis in adult inflammatory bowel disease 
Lyn A Smith, Daniel R Gaya 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6782-6789. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6782
Review
Have guidelines addressing physical activity been established in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease? 
Carmine Finelli, Giovanni Tarantino 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6790-6800. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6790
Original Article
Ileocecal valve dysfunction in small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: A pilot study 
Larry S Miller, Anil K Vegesna, Aiswerya Madanam Sampath, Shital Prabhu, Sesha Krishna Kotapati, Kian Makipour 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6801-6808. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6801
Schizandra arisanensis extract attenuates cytokine-mediated cytotoxicity in insulin-secreting cells 
Yi-Shin Hsu, Yao-Haur Kuo, Hui-Ling Cheng, Peter R Flatt, Hui-Kang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6809-6818. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6809
Moxibustion inhibits interleukin-12 and tumor necrosis factor alpha and modulates intestinal flora in rat with ulcerative colitis 
Xiao-Mei Wang, Yuan Lu, Lu-Yi Wu, Shu-Guang Yu, Bai-Xiao Zhao, Hong-Yi Hu, Huan-Gan Wu, Chun-Hui Bao, Hui-Rong Liu, Jin-Hai Wang, Yi Yao, Xue-Gui Hua, Hui-Ying Guo, Li-Rong Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6819-6828. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6819
Brief Article
Minimally invasive treatment of pancreatic necrosis 
Brian Bello, Jeffrey B Matthews 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6829-6835. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6829
Dynamic magnetic resonance defecography in 10 asymptomatic volunteers 
Andreas G Schreyer, Christian Paetzel, Alois Fürst, Lena M Dendl, Elisabeth Hutzel, René Müller-Wille, Philipp Wiggermann, Stephan Schleder, Christian Stroszczynski, Patrick Hoffstetter 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6836-6842. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6836
Improved techniques for double-balloon-enteroscopy-assisted endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography 
Takashi Osoegawa, Yasuaki Motomura, Kazuya Akahoshi, Naomi Higuchi, Yoshimasa Tanaka, Terumasa Hisano, Souichi Itaba, Junya Gibo, Mariko Yamada, Masaru Kubokawa, Yorinobu Sumida, Hirotada Akiho, Eikichi Ihara, Kazuhiko Nakamura 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6843-6849. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6843
Is laparoscopy equal to laparotomy in detecting and treating small bowel injuries in a porcine model? 
Cheng-Xiang Shan, Chong Ni, Ming Qiu, Dao-Zhen Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6850-6855. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6850
Analysis of TLR4 and TLR2 polymorphisms in inflammatory bowel disease in a Guangxi Zhuang population 
Lan Chen, Mei-Jiao Lin, Ling-Ling Zhan, Xiao-Ping Lv 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6856-6860. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6856
Case Report
Puncture injection of para-toluenesulfonamide combined with chemoembolization for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma 
Qing He, An-Ren Kuang, Yong-Song Guan, Yue-Qing Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(46):6861-6864. Published online Dec 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i46.6861