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Editorial
Serrated pathway: Alternative route to colorectal cancer 
Árpád V Patai, Béla Molnár, Zsolt Tulassay, Ferenc Sipos 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):607-615. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.607
Review
Controversial role of toll-like receptors in acute pancreatitis 
Juan Vaz, Hamid Akbarshahi, Roland Andersson 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):616-630. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.616
Field Of Vision
Prophecy about post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: From divination to science 
Sung-Hoon Moon, Myung-Hwan Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):631-637. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.631
Topic Highlight
Alcohol consumption on pancreatic diseases 
Marta Herreros-Villanueva, Elizabeth Hijona, Jesus Maria Bañales, Angel Cosme, Luis Bujanda 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):638-647. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.638
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Use of antibiotics in the treatment of Crohn’s disease 
Maria Lia Scribano, Cosimo Prantera 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):648-653. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.648
Minireviews
Clinical impact of hepatitis B and C virus envelope glycoproteins 
Hélène Jeulin, Aurélie Velay, John Murray, Evelyne Schvoerer 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):654-664. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.654
Burning mouth syndrome 
Grigoriy E Gurvits, Amy Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):665-672. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.665
Original Article
Desferrioxamine in warm reperfusion media decreases liver injury aggravated by cold storage 
Peter G Arthur, Xian-Wa Niu, Wen-Hua Huang, Bastiaan DeBoer, Ching Tat Lai, Enrico Rossi, John Joseph, Gary P Jeffrey 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):673-681. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.673
Interleukin-17 plays a critical role in the acute rejection of intestinal transplantation 
Jian-Jun Yang, Fan Feng, Liu Hong, Li Sun, Meng-Bin Li, Ran Zhuang, Feng Pan, Ying-Mei Wang, Wei-Zhong Wang, Guo-Sheng Wu, Hong-Wei Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):682-691. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.682
Comparison of different methods of intestinal obstruction in a rat model 
Meng-Lang Yuan, Zheng Yang, Yu-Cheng Li, Lan-Lan Shi, Jia-Ling Guo, Yu-Qin Huang, Xia Kang, Jing-Jing Cheng, Yang Chen, Ting Yu, De-Qi Cao, Huan Pang, Xiao Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):692-705. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.692
Comparison of modified percutaneous transhepatic variceal embolization and endoscopic cyanoacrylate injection for gastric variceal rebleeding 
Jing Wang, Xiang-Guo Tian, Yan Li, Chun-Qing Zhang, Fu-Li Liu, Yi Cui, Ji-Yong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):706-714. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.706
Brief Article
Endoscopic stent therapy in patients with chronic pancreatitis: A 5-year follow-up study 
Andreas Weber, Jochen Schneider, Bruno Neu, Alexander Meining, Peter Born, Stefan von Delius, Monther Bajbouj, Roland M Schmid, Hana Algül, Christian Prinz 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):715-720. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.715
Australian tertiary care outcomes of entecavir monotherapy in treatment naive patients with chronic hepatitis B 
Farzan Fahrtash-Bahin, Viraj C Kariyawasam, Timothy Gray, Karen Byth, Jacob George, Mark W Douglas 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):721-726. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.721
Can mosapride citrate reduce the volume of lavage solution for colonoscopy preparation? 
Masahiro Tajika, Yasumasa Niwa, Vikram Bhatia, Shinya Kondo, Tsutomu Tanaka, Nobumasa Mizuno, Kazuo Hara, Susumu Hijioka, Hiroshi Imaoka, Koji Komori, Kenji Yamao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):727-735. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.727
Effectiveness of gastric cancer screening programs in South Korea: Organized vs opportunistic models 
Beom Jin Kim, Chae Heo, Byoung Kwon Kim, Jae Yeol Kim, Jae Gyu Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):736-741. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.736
Probiotics increase T regulatory cells and reduce severity of experimental colitis in mice 
Hai-Mei Zhao, Xiao-Ying Huang, Zhi-Qin Zuo, Qi-Hong Pan, Mei-Ying Ao, Feng Zhou, Hong-Ning Liu, Zhi-Yong Liu, Duan-Yong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):742-749. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.742
Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision with natural orifice specimen extraction 
Quan Wang, Chao Wang, Dong-Hui Sun, Punyaram Kharbuja, Xue-Yuan Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):750-754. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.750
Laparoscopy-assisted total gastrectomy with trans-orally inserted anvil (OrVilTM): A single institution experience 
Guan-Qun Liao, Xiao-Wei Ou, Shi-Qiang Liu, Shao-Rui Zhang, Wen Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):755-760. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.755
Meta-Analysis
Preoperative administration of bevacizumab is safe for patients with colorectal liver metastases 
De-Bang Li, Feng Ye, Xiu-Rong Wu, Lu-Peng Wu, Jing-Xi Chen, Bin Li, Yan-Ming Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):761-768. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.761
Case Report
Degarelix as a new antiangiogenic agent for metastatic colon cancer? 
Francois Ghiringhelli, Nicolas Isambert, Sylvain Ladoire 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):769-772. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.769
Internal carotid thrombus in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Two cases 
Sébastien Richard, Gioia Mione, Julien Perrin, Marie Toussaint-Hacquard, Jean-Christophe Lacour, Xavier Ducrocq 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):773-775. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.773
Strangulated ileal trans-coloanal-anastomotic hernia: A complication of Altemeier’s procedure previously never reported 
Maria Di Lena, Emanuele Angarano, Ivana Giannini, Altomarino Guglielmi, Donato Francesco Altomare 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):776-777. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.776
Ectopic adrenal cortical adenoma in the gastric wall: Case report 
Pei-Tu Ren, Hong Fu, Xiao-Wen He 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):778-780. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.778
Splenic lymphangioma that manifested as a solid-cystic mass: A case report 
Fan Yang, Wei-Xia Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):781-783. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.781
Letters To The Editor
Severe gastrointestinal mucositis following high dose melphalan therapy for multiple myeloma 
Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Anil Handoo, Dharma Choudhary, Gaurav Dhamija, Nitin Gupta 
World J Gastroenterol 19(5):784-785. Published online Feb 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i5.784