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Experimental Papers
Mucosal permeability to lipopolysaccharides in the colon in chronic alcoholic rats 
Xian-Ming Chen, Rei-Ling Xu, Xiao-Hui Ma, Yuan-Chang Zhou, De-Wu Han 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):125-127. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.125
Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and its prognostic significance in gastric carcinoma 
Hou-Quan Tao, Lan-Fang Qin, Yan-Zhen Lin, Rui-Nian Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):128-130. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.128
Structure-activity relationship of pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 
Mu-Xin Wei, S Naruse, K Nokihara, T Ozaki, E Ando, V Wray 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):131-133. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.131
Prevention of liver metastasis by intraperitoneal 5-FU chemotherapy in nude mice inoculated with human colon cancer cells 
Guo-Guang Feng, Xi-Geng Zhou, Bao-Ming Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):134-135. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.134
Pharmacology of novel Chinese medicines screened for treatment of severe acute pancreatitis 
Lian-Gen Zhao, Xiao-Xian Wu, Zuo-Ming Zhu, Yu-Ling Chen, Fu-Sen Liu, Jia-Tong Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):136-138. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.136
Effects of basic fibroblast growth factor on ischemic gut and liver injuries 
Xiao-Bing Fu, Zhi-Yong Sheng, Ya-Ping Wang, Yi-Xiu Ye, Tong-Zhu Sun, Nuo- Shan Ma, Guo-You Chang, Ming-Huo Xu, Bao-Tong Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):139-140. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.139
Clinical Articles
Study on traditional Chinese Medicine Syndrome-typing of chronic ulcerative colitis 
Zhi-Shui Chen, Chun-Mei Zhou, Yao Lu, Zhi-Wei Nie, Qi-Li Sun, Yun-Xiang Wang, Yong Chi 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):141-143. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.141
Radiological diagnosis of inflammatory ulcerative diseases of the small bowel 
Yan Lu, Jian-Ying Duan, Yu Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):144-145. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.144
An epidemiologic study of Helicobacter pylori infection in three areas with high, moderate or low incidences of gastric carcinoma 
Wan-Dai Zhang, Yan Yu, Guo-Long Liu, Hai-Tao Yang, Dian-Yuan Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):146-148. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.146
Metal stent implantation for palliation of malignant biliary obstruction: A report of 57 cases 
Bing Hu, Dai-Yun Zhou, Biao Gong, Feng-Mei Zhang, Shu-Zhi Wang, Hong-Yan Chang, Meng-Chao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):149-151. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.149
Ultrastructural observation of Helicobacter pylori to the gastric epithelia in chronic gastritis and peptic ulcers 
Shan-Min Yang, Bing-Zhen Lin, Ying Fang, Yun Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):152-154. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.152
Quantitative ultrastructure analysis of neuroendocrine cells of gastric mucosa in normal and pathological conditions 
Ji-Yao Yu, T Adda 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):155-157. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.155
Comparative study on the effects of hepatic arterial embolization with Bletilla striata or Gelfoam in treatment of primary hepatic carcinoma 
Gan-Sheng Feng, B Kramann, Chuan-Sheng Zheng, Ru-Ming Zhou, Bo Liang, Yan-Fang Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):158-160. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.158
Overexpression and mutations of tumor suppressor gene p53 in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Dong Wang, Jing-Quan Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):161-164. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.161
Clinical use of hepatic carcinoma associated membrane protein antigen (HAg18-1) for detection of primary hepatocellular carcinoma 
Shi-Xian Hu, Gui-Ying Fang 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):165-166. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.165
Magnetic resonance imaging of portal vein invasion in hepatocellular carcinoma: Results from 25 cases 
Xi-Xu Zhu, Jun-Kun Chen, Guang-Ming Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):167-170. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.167
Evaluation of the IL-2/IL-2R system in patients with liver cirrhosis or carcinoma 
Xiao-Zhong Wang, Gu-Zhen Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):171-172. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.171
Assessment of natural and interleukin-2-induced production of interferon-gamma in patients with liver diseases 
Shi-Bao Chen, Xiao-Hui Miao, Ping Du, Qing-Xuan Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):173-175. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.173
Effects of acute hepatic damage on natriuresis and water excretion after acute normal saline loading in rats 
Hong-Qun Liu, Chao-Ying Ren, Lian-Sun Jia, Xi-Xian Yao, Xi-Ling Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):176-178. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.176
Effect of interferon in combination with ribavirin on the plus and minus strands of HCV RNA in patients with chronic hepatitis C 
Yong-Wen He, Wei Liu, Ling-Lan Ren, Kai-Jin Xiong, Duan-De Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):179-181. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.179
Review
Recent advances in the application of cultured hepatocytes into bioartificial liver 
Xiao-Ping Xu, Ji-Zhen Yang, Yi Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):182-184. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.182
Brief Report
Combination assay for serum tumor markers in patients with hepatic carcinoma 
Shuang-Luo Zhao, Xiu-Feng Pan, Su-Xiao Li, Dong-Gang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 2(3):185-186. Published online Sep 15, 1996. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v2.i3.185