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Matrix metalloproteinase-9: A deleterious link between hepatic ischemia-reperfusion and colorectal cancer 
Sébastien Lenglet, François Mach, Fabrizio Montecucco 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7131-7133. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7131
Review
Carcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction in Chinese patients 
Qin Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7134-7140. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7134
Role of autoimmunity in primary biliary cirrhosis 
Tian-Yan Shi, Feng-Chun Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7141-7148. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7141
Diagnostic and therapeutic progress of multi-drug resistance with anti-HBV nucleos(t)ide analogues 
Zhuo-Lun Song, Yu-Jun Cui, Wei-Ping Zheng, Da-Hong Teng, Hong Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7149-7157. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7149
Original Article
Gardenia jasminoides attenuates hepatocellular injury and fibrosis in bile duct-ligated rats and human hepatic stellate cells 
Ying-Hua Chen, Tian Lan, Jing Li, Chun-Hui Qiu, Teng Wu, Hong-Ju Gou, Min-Qiang Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7158-7165. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7158
Oridonin induces apoptosis in gastric cancer through Apaf-1, cytochrome c and caspase-3 signaling pathway 
Ke-Wang Sun, Ying-Yu Ma, Tian-Pei Guan, Ying-Jie Xia, Chang-Ming Shao, Le-Gao Chen, Ya-Jun Ren, Hai-Bo Yao, Qiong Yang, Xu-Jun He 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7166-7174. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7166
Age-related symptom and life quality changes in women with irritable bowel syndrome 
Yu-Rong Tang, Wei-Wei Yang, Mei-Lan Liang, Xin-Yu Xu, Mei-Feng Wang, Lin Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7175-7183. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7175
Mechanisms of cholecystokinin-induced calcium mobilization in gastric antral interstitial cells of Cajal 
Yao-Yao Gong, Xin-Min Si, Lin Lin, Jia Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7184-7193. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7184
Establishment of a rat liver transplantation model with prolonged biliary warm ischemia time 
Xin-Hua Zhu, Jun-Ping Pan, Ya-Fu Wu, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7194-7200. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7194
Electroacupuncture alleviates stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity through an opioid system in rats 
Yuan-Yuan Zhou, Natalie J Wanner, Ying Xiao, Xuan-Zheng Shi, Xing-Hong Jiang, Jian-Guo Gu, Guang-Yin Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7201-7211. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7201
Comparative genomic study of gastric epithelial cells co-cultured with Helicobacter pylori 
Fen Wang, Li-Dan Luo, Jian-Hua Pan, Li-Hua Huang, Hong-Wei Lv, Qin Guo, Can-Xia Xu, Shou-Rong Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7212-7224. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7212
Magnetic resonance-based total liver volume and magnetic resonance-diffusion weighted imaging for staging liver fibrosis in mini-pigs 
Hang Li, Tian-Wu Chen, Xiao-Li Chen, Xiao-Ming Zhang, Zhen-Lin Li, Nan-Lin Zeng, Li Zhou, Li-Ying Wang, Hong-Jie Tang, Chun-Ping Li, Li Li, Xian-Yong Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7225-7233. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7225
Adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation for acute liver failure in China 
Ding Yuan, Fei Liu, Yong-Gang Wei, Bo Li, Lv-Nan Yan, Tian-Fu Wen, Ji-Chun Zhao, Yong Zeng, Ke-Fei Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7234-7241. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7234
Highlights for α-fetoprotein in determining prognosis and treatment monitoring for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Xin-Sen Xu, Kai Qu, Chang Liu, Yue-Lang Zhang, Jun Liu, Yan-Zhou Song, Peng Zhang, Si-Nan Liu, Hu-Lin Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7242-7250. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7242
Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the CDH17 gene of colorectal carcinoma 
Ren-Yin Chen, Juan-Juan Cao, Juan Chen, Jian-Ping Yang, Xiao-Bo Liu, Guo-Qiang Zhao, Yu-Feng Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7251-7261. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7251
Notch2 regulates matrix metallopeptidase 9 via PI3K/AKT signaling in human gastric carcinoma cell MKN-45 
Ling-Yun Guo, Yu-Min Li, Liang Qiao, Tao Liu, Yuan-Yuan Du, Jun-Qiang Zhang, Wen-Ting He, Yong-Xun Zhao, Dong-Qiang He 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7262-7270. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7262
Brief Article
Impact of intestinal ischemia/reperfusion and lymph drainage on distant organs in rats 
Gui-Zhen He, Kai-Guo Zhou, Rui Zhang, Yu-Kang Wang, Xue-Feng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7271-7278. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7271
Clinical features and risk factors of acute hepatitis E with severe jaundice 
Bin Xu, Hai-Bin Yu, Wei Hui, Jia-Li He, Lin-Lin Wei, Zheng Wang, Xin-Hui Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7279-7284. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7279
Growth-inhibitory effects of MOB2 on human hepatic carcinoma cell line SMMC-7721 
Jian-Jun Leng, Hua-Min Tan, Ke Chen, Wei-Gan Shen, Jing-Wang Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7285-7289. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7285
Ex-situ liver surgery without veno-venous bypass 
Ke-Ming Zhang, Xiong-Wei Hu, Jia-Hong Dong, Zhi-Xian Hong, Zhao-Hai Wang, Gao-Hua Li, Rui-Zhao Qi, Wei-Dong Duan, Shao-Geng Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7290-7295. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7290
Comparison between air and carbon dioxide insufflation in the endoscopic submucosal excavation of gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Wei-Bin Shi, Zi-Hao Wang, Chun-Ying Qu, Yi Zhang, Han Jiang, Min Zhou, Ying Chen, Lei-Ming Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7296-7301. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7296
Predictors and clinical outcomes for spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Qian Zhu, Jing Li, Jian-Jun Yan, Liang Huang, Meng-Chao Wu, Yi-Qun Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7302-7307. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7302
Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic total mesorectal excision compared to open surgery 
Jing Gong, De-Bing Shi, Xin-Xiang Li, San-Jun Cai, Zu-Qing Guan, Ye Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7308-7313. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7308
Enteroenteroanastomosis near adjacent ileocecal valve in infants 
Wei-Wei Jiang, Xiao-Qun Xu, Qi-Ming Geng, Jie Zhang, Huan Chen, Xiao-Feng Lv, Chang-Gui Lu, Wei-Bing Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7314-7318. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7314
High mobility group-box 3 overexpression is associated with poor prognosis of resected gastric adenocarcinoma 
Hua-Rong Tang, Xian-Qin Luo, Gang Xu, Yan Wang, Zhi-Jun Feng, Hui Xu, Ya-Wei Shi, Qin Zhang, Li-Guang Wu, Chun-Quan Xue, Cheng-Wei Wang, Chao-Yang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7319-7326. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7319
Donor safety and remnant liver volume in living donor liver transplantation 
Zheng-Rong Shi, Lu-Nan Yan, Cheng-You Du 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7327-7332. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7327
Incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in Uygur and Han Chinese adults in Urumqi 
Chun-Yan Niu, Yong-Li Zhou, Rong Yan, Ni-La Mu, Bao-Hua Gao, Fang-Xiong Wu, Jin-Yan Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7333-7340. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7333
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt vs endoscopic therapy in preventing variceal rebleeding 
Hui Xue, Meng Zhang, Jack XQ Pang, Fei Yan, Ying-Chao Li, Liang-Shan Lv, Jia Yuan, Muna Palikhe, Wei-Zhi Li, Zhi-Lun Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7341-7347. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7341
c-Jun N-terminal kinase is required for thermotherapy-induced apoptosis in human gastric cancer cells 
Feng Xiao, Bin Liu, Qing-Xian Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7348-7356. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7348
Serum pepsinogen II is a better diagnostic marker in gastric cancer 
Xue-Yuan Cao, Zhi-Fang Jia, Mei-Shan Jin, Dong-Hui Cao, Fei Kong, Jian Suo, Jing Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7357-7361. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7357
Meta-Analysis
A meta-analysis of the effects of energy intake on risk of digestive cancers 
Xiao-Feng Yu, Yi-Qian Wang, Jian Zou, Jie Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7362-7370. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7362
Itopride therapy for functional dyspepsia: A meta-analysis 
Xuan Huang, Bin Lv, Shuo Zhang, Yi-Hong Fan, Li-Na Meng 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7371-7377. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7371
Effect of dietary fiber on constipation: A meta analysis 
Jing Yang, Hai-Peng Wang, Li Zhou, Chun-Fang Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7378-7383. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7378
Effectiveness of 5-flurouracil-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally-advanced gastric/gastroesophageal cancer: A meta-analysis 
Lei Ge, Hai-Jiang Wang, Dong Yin, Cheng Lei, Jin-Feng Zhu, Xiao-Hui Cai, Guo-Qing Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7384-7393. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7384
Case Report
Entering the duodenal diverticulum: A method for cannulation of the intradiverticular papilla 
Bao-Can Wang, Wei-Bin Shi, Wen-Jie Zhang, Jun Gu, Yi-Jing Tao, Yu-Qin Wang, Xue-Feng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7394-7396. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7394
Endoscopic ultrasound features of gastric schwannomas with radiological correlation: A case series report 
Dan-Dan Zhong, Cai-Hua Wang, Jing-Hong Xu, Miao-Yan Chen, Jian-Ting Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7397-7401. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7397
Treatment of radiation-induced hemorrhagic gastritis with prednisolone: A case report 
Lan Zhang, Xiao-Ying Xie, Yan Wang, Yan-Hong Wang, Yi Chen, Zheng-Gang Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7402-7404. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7402
Delayed liver laceration following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for portal hypertension 
Kai Liu, Xin-Xin Fan, Xu-Lin Wang, Xing-Jiang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7405-7408. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7405
18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT findings of a solitary primary hepatic lymphoma: A case report 
Bo Pan, Cun-Shi Wang, Jian-Kui Han, Lin-Feng Zhan, Ming Ni, Shi-Cheng Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(48):7409-7412. Published online Dec 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i48.7409