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Estrogen, male dominance and esophageal adenocarcinoma: Is there a link? 
Huiqi Yang, Olga A Sukocheva, Damian J Hussey, David I Watson 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):393-400. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.393
Topic Highlight
Update of endoscopy in liver disease: More than just treating varices 
Christoforos Krystallis, Gail S Masterton, Peter C Hayes, John N Plevris 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):401-411. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.401
Review
Role of ATG16L, NOD2 and IL23R in Crohn’s disease pathogenesis 
Saleh A Naser, Melissa Arce, Anam Khaja, Marlene Fernandez, Najih Naser, Sammer Elwasila, Saisathya Thanigachalam 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):412-424. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.412
Original Article
Effect of Helicobacter pylori cdrA on interleukin-8 secretions and nuclear factor kappa B activation 
Hiroaki Takeuchi, Ya-Nan Zhang, Dawn A Israel, Richard M Peek Jr, Mikio Kamioka, Hideo Yanai, Norihito Morimoto, Tetsuro Sugiura 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):425-434. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.425
A Macaca mulatta model of fulminant hepatic failure 
Ping Zhou, Jie Xia, Gang Guo, Zi-Xing Huang, Qiang Lu, Li Li, Hong-Xia Li, Yu-Jun Shi, Hong Bu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):435-444. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.435
Brief Article
Chronic fatigue is associated with increased disease-related worries and concerns in inflammatory bowel disease 
Lars-Petter Jelsness-Jørgensen, Tomm Bernklev, Magne Henriksen, Roald Torp, Bjørn Moum 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):445-452. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.445
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis: A single center experience 
Zulfu Arikanoglu, Erhan Aygen, Cemalettin Camci, Sami Akbulut, Murat Basbug, Osman Dogru, Ziya Cetinkaya, Cuneyt Kirkil 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):453-457. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.453
Survival analysis of cholangiocarcinoma: A 10-year experience in Malaysia 
Ahmad Ramzi Yusoff, Mohd Muzammil Abdul Razak, Boon Koon Yoong, R Vijeyasingam, Zuraidah Mahmud Siti 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):458-465. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.458
Thalidomide-based multidisciplinary treatment for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: A retrospective analysis 
Yang-Yuan Chen, Hsu-Heng Yen, Kun-Ching Chou, Shun-Sheng Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):466-471. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.466
A pharmacodynamic model of portal hypertension in isolated perfused rat liver 
Tao Zhang, Xue-Yan Xu, Hang Zhou, Xin Zhao, Meng Song, Tao-Tao Zhang, He Yin, Ting Li, Peng-Tao Li, Da-Yong Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):472-478. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.472
Safety assessment of Bifidobacterium longum JDM301 based on complete genome sequences 
Yan-Xia Wei, Zhuo-Yang Zhang, Chang Liu, Pradeep K Malakar, Xiao-Kui Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):479-488. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.479
Letters To The Editor
Potential implications of Helicobacter pylori-related neutrophil-activating protein 
Jannis Kountouras, Christos Zavos, Georgia Deretzi, Emmanuel Gavalas, Dimitrios Chatzopoulos, Panagiotis Katsinelos, Elena Tsiaousi, Stergios Gagalis, Stergios A Polyzos, Ioannis Venizelos 
World J Gastroenterol 18(5):489-490. Published online Feb 7, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i5.489