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Optimal treatment of peptic ulcer: Perspectives beyond the year 2000 
Shu-Dong Xiao, Wen-Zhong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):63-64. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.63
Update on the recent progress in chronic hepatitis B therapy in China 
Xie-Ning Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):65-68. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.65
Experimental Papers
Effects of glutamine on gut structure and function in endotoxemic rats 
Huan-Long Qin, Heng-Gui Cui, Cai-Hua Zhang, Dun-Wen Wu, Xiang-Ping Chu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):69-72. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.69
Clinical Articles
Relationship between differentiation syndromes in stomach disease and Helicobacter pylori 
Zhao-Wei Shan, Hong Shen, Mei-Jian Zhang, Jian-Guo Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):73-75. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.73
Stereological and ultrastructural research on rats with chronic gastritis and treatment based on the differential diagnosis of traditional Chinese medicine 
Ji-Kang Bu, Zi-Li Zhang, Jian-Xiong Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):76-78. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.76
Histopathological study of hepatocellular carcinoma after transcatheter hepatic arterial embolization 
Xiao-Long Ji, Yong-Xiong Liu, Yue-Hua Wang, Hong Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):79-81. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.79
Measurements of cell proliferation in esophageal and gastric cardia epithelia of subjects in a high incidence area for esophageal cancer 
Li-Dong Wang, Qi Zhou, Shan-Shan Gao, Yong-Xin Li, Wan-Cai Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):82-85. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.82
Significance of microvessel count in gastric carcinoma 
Hou-Quan Tao, Lan-Fang Qing, Yan-Zhen Lin, Rui-Nian Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):86-88. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.86
Biological significance of serum soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor I in hepatoma patients 
Yu-Fa Wang, Xie-Ning Wu, Qing Wu, Xiao-Qing Zhang, Xia-Fang Chen, Xiao-Han Zhou, Wen-Qian Wen, Mei-Yu Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):89-91. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.89
Design and performance of laparoscopic video biliary operations 
Hong-Bing Xu, Yin-Qi Xiao, Wei-Min Li, Hu-Cheng Li, Xiang-Qun Tu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):92-94. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.92
Endoscopic evaluation of gastrointestinal tract lesions in patients with iron-deficiency anemia 
Chang-Tai Xu, Rui-Ling Wang, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):95-98. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.95
Experience in diagnosis and treatment of 119 patients with traumatic visceral rupture 
Mao-Xing Yue, Xue-Biao Li, Gui-Xian Zhang, Cheng-Lin Li 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):99-100. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.99
Diagnosis and therapy of esophageal perforation in the aged 
Xiao-Wei Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):101-103. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.101
Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in cirrhotic patients with portal hypertensive gastropathy 
Hai-Hang Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):104-105. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.104
P53 and PCNA expression in glandular dilatation of gastric mucosa 
Yang-Kun Wang, Xiao-Long Ji, You-Gui Gu, Shu-Chun Zhang, Jian-He Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):106-108. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.106
Synergic effect of erythromycin and CoAA on gallbladder contraction in patients with cholelithiasis 
Rong-Cheng Xiang, Fen Chen, Kai-Ming Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):109-111. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.109
Clinical significance of expression of metastasis-associated splice variants of CD44 mRNA in early primary liver cancer 
Peng-Fei Liu, Meng-Chao Wu, Han Cheng, Guang-Xiang Qian, Ji-Liang Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):112-114. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.112
Relation between viremia level and liver disease in patients with chronic HCV infection 
Shu-Lin Zhang, Xue-Song Liang, Shu-Mei Lin, Peng-Chao Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):115-117. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.115
Brief Report
Clinical study on external counterpulsation in treatment of viral hepatitis 
Zheng Zhou, Han-Gao Zhou, Bin Zhu, Ya-Jun Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):118-119. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.118
Retrospective analysis of 186 cases of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in recent 5 years 
Chang-Kui Liao, You-Rong Xie, Qiao-Lian Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):120-122. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.120
Case Reports
Menetrier’s disease with lymphocytic gastritis: Report of two cases 
Xiang-Sheng Zhang, Yan Zhang, Shu-Hua Wu, Yu-Zheng Han, Bin Li, Yun Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 2(2):123-124. Published online Jun 25, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i2.123