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Angiogenic inhibitors for older patients with advanced colorectal cancer: Does the age hold the stage? 
Giuseppe Aprile, Caterina Fontanella, Eufemia Stefania Lutrino, Laura Ferrari, Mariaelena Casagrande, Giovanni Gerardo Cardellino, Gerardo Rosati, Gianpiero Fasola 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2131-2140. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2131
Sorafenib and entecavir: The dioscuri of treatment for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma? 
Salvatore D’Angelo, Mario Secondulfo, Raffaele De Cristofano, Paolo Sorrentino 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2141-2143. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2141
Review
Diagnosis of bowel diseases: The role of imaging and ultrasonography 
Davide Roccarina, Matteo Garcovich, Maria Elena Ainora, Gianluigi Caracciolo, Francesca Ponziani, Antonio Gasbarrini, Maria Assunta Zocco 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2144-2153. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2144
Original Article
Clinicopathological features and outcomes of patients with gastric cancer: A single-center experience 
Fatih Selcukbiricik, Evin Buyukunal, Deniz Tural, Mustafa Ozguroglu, Fuat Demirelli, Suheyla Serdengecti 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2154-2161. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2154
Modulatory effects of Bifidobacterium longum BB536 on defecation in elderly patients receiving enteral feeding 
Junko Kondo, Jin-Zhong Xiao, Akira Shirahata, Mieko Baba, Akie Abe, Koichi Ogawa, Taeko Shimoda 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2162-2170. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2162
Correlation of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 expression with clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis in gastric cancer 
Chao He, Xue-Yi Bian, Xing-Zhi Ni, Dan-Ping Shen, Yan-Ying Shen, Hua Liu, Zhi-Yong Shen, Qiang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2171-2178. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2171
Involvement of interstitial cells of Cajal in experimental severe acute pancreatitis in rats 
Liang-Liang Shi, Ming-Dong Liu, Min Chen, Xiao-Ping Zou 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2179-2186. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2179
Comparative evaluation of intragastric bile acids and hepatobiliary scintigraphy in the diagnosis of duodenogastric reflux 
Teng-Fei Chen, Praveen K Yadav, Rui-Jin Wu, Wei-Hua Yu, Chang-Qin Liu, Hui Lin, Zhan-Ju Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2187-2196. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2187
miRNA-338-3p suppresses cell growth of human colorectal carcinoma by targeting smoothened 
Kai Sun, Hai-Jun Deng, Shang-Tong Lei, Jing-Qing Dong, Guo-Xin Li 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2197-2207. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2197
Brief Article
Non-invasive panel tests for gastrointestinal motility monitoring within the MARS-500 Project 
Aldo Roda, Mara Mirasoli, Massimo Guardigli, Patrizia Simoni, Davide Festi, Boris Afonin, Galina Vasilyeva 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2208-2216. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2208
Evolution of disease phenotype in adult and pediatric onset Crohn’s disease in a population-based cohort 
Barbara Dorottya Lovasz, Laszlo Lakatos, Agnes Horvath, Istvan Szita, Tunde Pandur, Michael Mandel, Zsuzsanna Vegh, Petra Anna Golovics, Gabor Mester, Mihaly Balogh, Csaba Molnar, Erzsebet Komaromi, Lajos Sandor Kiss, Peter Laszlo Lakatos 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2217-2226. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2217
Comparative analysis of endoscopic precut conventional and needle knife sphincterotomy 
Andrzej Jamry 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2227-2233. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2227
Epithelial markers of colorectal carcinogenesis in ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis 
Pavel Wohl, Tomas Hucl, Pavel Drastich, David Kamenar, Julius Spicak, Eva Honsova, Eva Sticova, Alena Lodererova, Jan Matous, Martin Hill, Petr Wohl, Milos Kucera 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2234-2241. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2234
Therapeutic efficacy of transarterial chemo-embolization with a fine-powder formulation of cisplatin for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Kazuhiro Kasai, Akira Ushio, Yukiho Kasai, Kei Sawara, Yasuhiro Miyamoto, Kanta Oikawa, Yasuhiro Takikawa, Kazuyuki Suzuki 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2242-2248. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2242
Effects of Lizhong Tang on cultured mouse small intestine interstitial cells of Cajal 
Min Woo Hwang, Jung Nam Kim, Ho Jun Song, Bora Lim, Young Kyu Kwon, Byung Joo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2249-2255. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2249
Disease progression in chronic hepatitis C patients with normal alanine aminotransferase levels 
Dong Hyun Sinn, Geum-Youn Gwak, Jae-uk Shin, Moon Seok Choi, Joon Hyeok Lee, Kwang Cheol Koh, Seung Woon Paik, Byung Chul Yoo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2256-2261. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2256
Hepatitis B virus induces expression of cholesterol metabolism-related genes via TLR2 in HepG2 cells 
Ying-Ju Li, Ping Zhu, Yu Liang, Wei-Guo Yin, Jian-Hua Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2262-2269. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2262
Habitual rapid food intake and ineffective esophageal motility 
Kong-Ling Li, Ji-Hong Chen, Qian Zhang, Jan D Huizinga, Shawn Vadakepeedika, Yu-Rong Zhao, Wen-Zhen Yu, He-Sheng Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2270-2277. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2270
Case Report
Esophageal lichen planus: A case report and review of the literature 
Jennifer A Nielsen, Robert M Law, Keith H Fiman, Cory A Roberts 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2278-2281. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2278
Sarcina ventriculi of the stomach: A case report 
Shiva K Ratuapli, Dora M Lam-Himlin, Russell I Heigh 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2282-2285. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2282
Aggressive juvenile polyposis in children with chromosome 10q23 deletion 
Seth Septer, Lei Zhang, Caitlin E Lawson, Jose Cocjin, Thomas Attard, Holly H Ardinger 
World J Gastroenterol 19(14):2286-2292. Published online Apr 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i14.2286