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Confocal laser endomicroscopy in inflammatory bowel diseases: Dream or reality? 
Giovanni Domenico De Palma, Antonio Rispo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5593-5597. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5593
Review
Minireviews
Appendectomy and Clostridium difficile colitis: Relationships revealed by clinical observations and immunology 
Nathan L Sanders, R Randal Bollinger, Ryan Lee, Steven Thomas, William Parker 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5607-5614. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5607
MicroRNA-21 as a potential colon and rectal cancer biomarker 
Tao Li, Mei Ha Leong, Bruce Harms, Gregory Kennedy, Lin Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5615-5621. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5615
Original Article
Doxorubicin-eluting bead vs conventional transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma before liver transplantation 
Daniele Nicolini, Gianluca Svegliati-Baroni, Roberto Candelari, Cinzia Mincarelli, Alessandra Mandolesi, Italo Bearzi, Federico Mocchegiani, Andrea Vecchi, Roberto Montalti, Antonio Benedetti, Andrea Risaliti, Marco Vivarelli 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5622-5632. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5622
Protective effect of naringenin on acetic acid-induced ulcerative colitis in rats 
Salim S Al-Rejaie, Hatem M Abuohashish, Maher M Al-Enazi, Abdullah H Al-Assaf, Mihir Y Parmar, Mohammed M Ahmed 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5633-5644. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5633
Brief Article
Quality of compounded topical 2% diltiazem hydrochloride formulations for anal fissure 
Monil Shah, Laura Sandler, Vishwas Rai, Charu Sharma, Lakshmi Raghavan 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5645-5650. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5645
Colorectal cancer in patients under 50 years of age: A retrospective analysis of two institutions' experience 
Elizabeth A Myers, Daniel L Feingold, Kenneth A Forde, Tracey Arnell, Joon Ho Jang, Richard L Whelan 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5651-5657. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5651
Cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles in children with celiac disease on gluten-free diets 
Lorenzo Norsa, Raanan Shamir, Noam Zevit, Elvira Verduci, Corina Hartman, Diana Ghisleni, Enrica Riva, Marcello Giovannini 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5658-5664. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5658
5-ASA colonic mucosal concentrations resulting from different pharmaceutical formulations in ulcerative colitis 
Renata D’Incà, Martina Paccagnella, Romilda Cardin, Surajit Pathak, Vincenzo Baldo, Maria Cecilia Giron, Giacomo Carlo Sturniolo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5665-5670. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5665
Eviendep® reduces number and size of duodenal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis 
Carlo Calabrese, Chiara Praticò, Andrea Calafiore, Maurizio Coscia, Lorenzo Gentilini, Gilberto Poggioli, Paolo Gionchetti, Massimo Campieri, Fernando Rizzello 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5671-5677. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5671
Fatty acids of erythrocyte membrane in acute pancreatitis patients 
Irma Kuliaviene, Antanas Gulbinas, Johannes Cremers, Juozas Pundzius, Limas Kupcinskas, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Eugene Jansen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5678-5684. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5678
Diversity of Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Iranian patients with different gastroduodenal disorders 
Farzam Vaziri, Shahin Najar Peerayeh, Masoud Alebouyeh, Tabassom Mirzaei, Yoshio Yamaoka, Mahsa Molaei, Nader Maghsoudi, Mohammad Reza Zali 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5685-5692. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5685
Polymorphism in the interleukin-17A promoter contributes to gastric cancer 
Alireza Rafiei, Vahid Hosseini, Ghasem Janbabai, Abuzar Ghorbani, Abulghasem Ajami, Touraj Farzmandfar, Maedeh Darzyani Azizi, Jeremy J Gilbreath, D Scott Merrell 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5693-5699. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5693
Chronological changes in the liver after temporary partial portal venous occlusion 
Koji Hamasaki, Susumu Eguchi, Akihiko Soyama, Masaaki Hidaka, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Fumihiko Fujita, Kengo Kanetaka, Shigeki Minami, Tamotsu Kuroki 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5700-5705. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5700
Efficacy of treatment with rebamipide for endoscopic submucosal dissection-induced ulcers 
Masaki Takayama, Shigenaga Matsui, Masanori Kawasaki, Yutaka Asakuma, Toshiharu Sakurai, Hiroshi Kashida, Masatoshi Kudo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5706-5712. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5706
Comparison of pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma using multidetector-row computed tomography 
Tatsuaki Sumiyoshi, Yasuo Shima, Takehiro Okabayashi, Akihito Kozuki, Toshio Nakamura 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5713-5719. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5713
Laparoscopic-endoscopic cooperative surgery for gastric submucosal tumors 
Wei-Ming Kang, Jian-Chun Yu, Zhi-Qiang Ma, Zi-Ran Zhao, Qing-Bin Meng, Xin Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5720-5726. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5720
Clonal immunoglobulin heavy chain and T-cell receptor γ gene rearrangements in primary gastric lymphoma 
Guo-Dong Shan, Feng-Ling Hu, Ming Yang, Hong-Tan Chen, Wen-Guo Chen, Yun-Gui Wang, Li-Hua Chen, You-Ming Li, Guo-Qiang Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5727-5731. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5727
Application value of multi-slice spiral computed tomography for imaging determination of metastatic lymph nodes of gastric cancer 
Chun-Lai Dai, Zhi-Gang Yang, Li-Ping Xue, Yu-Mei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5732-5737. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5732
Meta-Analysis
Induction of clinical response and remission of inflammatory bowel disease by use of herbal medicines: A meta-analysis 
Roja Rahimi, Shekoufeh Nikfar, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5738-5749. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5738
Case Report
Pancreatic paracoccidioidomycosis simulating malignant neoplasia: Case report 
Talles Bazeia Lima, Maria Aparecida Custódio Domingues, Carlos Antonio Caramori, Giovanni Faria Silva, Cássio Vieira de Oliveira, Fábio da Silva Yamashiro, Letícia de Campos Franzoni, Lígia Yukie Sassaki, Fernando Gomes Romeiro 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5750-5753. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5750
Extended therapy duration for therapy-refractory hepatitis C patients with genotype 2 
Ken Sato, Masatoshi Yanagisawa, Hiroaki Hashizume, Yuichi Yamazaki, Norio Horiguchi, Satoru Kakizaki, Masatomo Mori 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5754-5758. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5754
Cerebral and splenic infarctions after injection of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate in esophageal variceal bleeding 
Dae-Seong Myung, Cho-Yun Chung, Hyung-Chul Park, Jong-Sun Kim, Sung-Bum Cho, Wan-Sik Lee, Sung-Kyu Choi, Young-Eun Joo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5759-5762. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5759
Acute iatrogenic Budd-Chiari syndrome following hepatectomy for hepatolithiasis: A report of two cases 
Xue-Li Bai, Yi-Wen Chen, Qi Zhang, Long-Yun Ye, Yuan-Liang Xu, Liang Wang, Chun-Hui Cao, Shun-Liang Gao, Mohamed Adil Shah Khoodoruth, Bibi Zaina Ramjaun, Ai-Qiang Dong, Ting-Bo Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(34):5763-5768. Published online Sep 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i34.5763