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Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease in the era of laparoscopy 
Giuseppe S Sica, Livia Biancone 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2445-2448. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2445
Topic Highlight
Genetic association of interleukin-6 polymorphism (-174 G/C) with chronic liver diseases and hepatocellular carcinoma 
Lydia Giannitrapani, Maurizio Soresi, Daniele Balasus, Anna Licata, Giuseppe Montalto 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2449-2455. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2449
Original Article
Annexin A1: A new immunohistological marker of cholangiocarcinoma 
Nuttanan Hongsrichan, Rucksak Rucksaken, Yaovalux Chamgramol, Porntip Pinlaor, Anchalee Techasen, Puangrat Yongvanit, Narong Khuntikeo, Chawalit Pairojkul, Somchai Pinlaor 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2456-2465. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2456
Hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic kidney disease 
Chern-Horng Lee, Sen-Yung Hsieh, Ja-Liang Lin, Maw-Sen Liu, Tzung-Hai Yen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2466-2472. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2466
Overexpression of carbonic anhydrase II and Ki-67 proteins in prognosis of gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Li-Cheng Liu, Wen-Tong Xu, Xin Wu, Po Zhao, Ya-Li Lv, Lin Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2473-2480. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2473
Emodin regulating excision repair cross-complementation group 1 through fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 signaling 
Gang Chen, Hong Qiu, Shan-Dong Ke, Shao-Ming Hu, Shi-Ying Yu, Sheng-Quan Zou 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2481-2491. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2481
Correlation of fibrinogen-like protein 2 with progression of acute pancreatitis in rats 
Xiao-Hua Ye, Tan-Zhou Chen, Jia-Ping Huai, Guang-Rong Lu, Xiao-Ju Zhuge, Ren-Pin Chen, Wu-Jie Chen, Chen Wang, Zhi-Ming Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2492-2500. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2492
Brief Article
How do we manage post-OLT redundant bile duct? 
Victor Torres, Nicholas Martinez, Gabriel Lee, Jose Almeda, Glenn Gross, Sandeep Patel, Laura Rosenkranz 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2501-2506. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2501
Human leukocyte antigen DQ2/8 prevalence in non-celiac patients with gastrointestinal diseases 
Daniel DiGiacomo, Antonella Santonicola, Fabiana Zingone, Edoardo Troncone, Maria Cristina Caria, Patrizia Borgheresi, Gianpaolo Parrilli, Carolina Ciacci 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2507-2513. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2507
Gastroesophageal reflux disease after diagnostic endoscopy in the clinical setting 
Nora B Zschau, Jane M Andrews, Richard H Holloway, Mark N Schoeman, Kylie Lange, William CE Tam, Gerald J Holtmann 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2514-2520. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2514
Trans-arterial chemo-embolization is safe and effective for very elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Matan J Cohen, Allan I Bloom, Orly Barak, Alexander Klimov, Tova Nesher, Daniel Shouval, Izhar Levi, Oren Shibolet 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2521-2528. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2521
Effects of Nigella sativa on outcome of hepatitis C in Egypt 
Eman Mahmoud Fathy Barakat, Lamia Mohamed El Wakeel, Radwa Samir Hagag 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2529-2536. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2529
ABO blood type, long-standing diabetes, and the risk of pancreatic cancer 
Naoto Egawa, Yingsong Lin, Taku Tabata, Sawako Kuruma, Seiichi Hara, Ken Kubota, Terumi Kamisawa 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2537-2542. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2537
Computed tomography findings for predicting severe acute hepatitis with prolonged cholestasis 
Sang Jung Park, Jin Dong Kim, Yeon Seok Seo, Beom Jin Park, Min Ju Kim, Soon Ho Um, Chang Ha Kim, Hyung Joon Yim, Soon Koo Baik, Jin Yong Jung, Bora Keum, Yoon Tae Jeen, Hong Sik Lee, Hoon Jai Chun, Chang Duck Kim, Ho Sang Ryu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2543-2549. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2543
New-style laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery for gastric stromal tumors 
Hai-Yan Dong, Yu-Long Wang, Jie Li, Qiu-Ping Pang, Guo-Dong Li, Xin-Yong Jia 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2550-2554. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2550
Endoscopic mucosal resection for rectal carcinoids under micro-probe ultrasound guidance 
Fu-Run Zhou, Liu-Ye Huang, Cheng-Rong Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2555-2559. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2555
Meta-Analysis
Acid suppressive drugs and gastric cancer: A meta-analysis of observational studies 
Jeong Soo Ahn, Chun-Sick Eom, Christie Y Jeon, Sang Min Park 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2560-2568. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2560
Case Report
Portal vein stenosis after pancreatectomy following neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for pancreatic cancer 
Yosuke Tsuruga, Hirofumi Kamachi, Kenji Wakayama, Tatsuhiko Kakisaka, Hideki Yokoo, Toshiya Kamiyama, Akinobu Taketomi 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2569-2573. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2569
Henoch-Schonlein purpura with intestinal perforation and cerebral hemorrhage: A case report 
Hong-Liang Wang, Hai-Tao Liu, Qi Chen, Yang Gao, Kai-Jiang Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2574-2577. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2574
Surgical treatment of a patient with peliosis hepatis: A case report 
Wei Pan, Hai-Jie Hong, Yan-Ling Chen, Sheng-Hua Han, Chang-Yue Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2578-2582. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2578
Letters To The Editor
Role of molecular analysis in the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours: It is time to define it 
Margherita Nannini, Maria A Pantaleo, Guido Biasco 
World J Gastroenterol 19(16):2583-2586. Published online Apr 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i16.2583