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Iron, HCV and the liver 
KP Maier 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):61-63. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.61
Original Research
Histopathology and immunohistochemistry of large hepatocellular carcinoma with undetectable or low serum levels of alpha-fetoprotein 
Qi-Ming Wu, Ming-Hua Hu, Yun-Shan Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):64-66. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.64
Recovery of allografted small intestine function 
Zhi-Wei Jiang, Jie-Shou Li, Nin Li, You-Sheng Li, Fang-Lan Liu, Xue-Qin Sheng, Yong-Min Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):67-68. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.67
Effect of octreotide on cell-cycle kinetics and serum carcinoembryonic antigen level in hepatic metastases of colonic adenocarcinoma 
Rui Liu, Yuan-He Wang, Yan Tang, Gui-Song Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):69-71. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.69
Fos expression in catecholaminergic medullary neurons induced by chemical stimulation of stomach projecting to the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in rats 
Yuan-Xiang Dong, Kang-Hui Xiong, Zhi-Ren Rao, Ji-Wu Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):72-74. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.72
Characteristics of DNA repair induced by DNA polymerase β in hepatoma cells after γ-ray irradiation 
Jian-Ming Cai, Xiu-Long Zheng, Cheng Luo, Jian-Guo Gao, Tian-Min Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):75-77. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.75
Protective effect of vitamin E on age-related alterations of Kupffer cell energy metabolism 
Wen-Bing Sun, Rui-Liang Ma, Zhi-Ming Peng, Kun Li, Heng-Chun Duan, Ben-Li Han 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):78-80. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.78
Protective effect of rhubarb on the intestinal mucosal barrier 
De-Chang Chen, Xin-Yi Yang, Xiang-Yu Zhang, Xie-Yun Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):81-83. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.81
Immunohistochemical study of gastrin in colorectal carcinoma tissues and adjacent mucosa 
Chun-Ping Jiang, Yu-Quan Chen, Jian-Wei Zhu, Hong-Xun Shen, Xiu Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):84-86. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.84
Changes in p53 and Waf1p21 expression and cell proliferation in esophageal carcinogenesis 
Li-Dong Wang, Wan-Cai Yang, Qi Zhou, Ying Xing, Yun-Ying Jia, Xin Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):87-89. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.87
Morphological analysis of lymph vessels and capillaries in gastric carcinoma 
Xin-Bo Liao, Wei-Ping Tang, Qin-Ming Zhang, Zhi-Gang Fu, Ying-Hai Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):90-92. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.90
Pathogenetic effects of salted pork in an area of China with high-risk for stomach cancer 
Yuan Yuan, Hui-Zhi Lin, Yin-Chang Zhang, Xuan-Jie Wang, Yie-Qiu Wu, Hua Gao, Lan Wang, Yan-Hou Liu, Fang Lu, Su-Qing Lou 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):93-94. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.93
Evaluation of preoperative staging in advanced gastric cancer with MRI 
Guang-Yu Tang, Qing-Lu Guo, Ping-Ping Xin 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):95-97. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.95
Clinical significance of PCR in Helicobacter pylori DNA detection in human gastric disorders 
Guo-Ming Xu, Xu-Huai Ji, Zhao-Shen Li, Xiao-Hua Man, Hong-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):98-100. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.98
Immunohistochemical detection of proliferating cell nuclear antigen in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Dong Wang, Jing-Quan Shi, Feng-Xuan Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):101-103. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.101
Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy and embolization in the treatment of primary hepatic carcinoma 
Chuan-Sheng Zheng, Gan-Sheng Feng, Ru-Ming Zhou, Bo Liang, Hui-Min Liang, Jun Zhen, Jian-Ming Yu, Hui Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):104-107. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.104
Hepatitis C virus RNA detection in serum and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with hepatitis C 
Ping Zhou, Qing Cai, You-Chun Chen, Mu-Sen Zhang, Jian Guan, Xiao-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):108-110. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.108
A prospective study of vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus 
De-Gui Sun, Cai-Yun Liu, Zong-Da Meng, Yong-De Sun, Shu-Cong Wang, Yu-Qi Yang, Zheng-Lun Liang, Hui Zhuang 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):111-113. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.111
Preparation and application of monoclonal antibodies against hepatitis C virus nonstructural proteins 
Jian-En Gao, Qi-Min Tao, Jian-Ping Guo, He-Ping Ji, Zheng-Wei Lang, Ying Ji, Bai-Fang Feng 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):114-116. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.114
Expression of insulin-like growth factor II and its receptor in liver cells from patients with chronic liver diseases 
Dong-Hua Yang, Chong Xiu, Bo Yang, Jian-Ren Gu, Lian-Fang Qian, Shu-Ming Qu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):117-118. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.117
Inflammatory bowel disease in the Hubei Province of China 
Bing Xia, S Shivananda, Gui-Shui Zhang, Ji-Yun Yi, JBA Crusius, AS Peka 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):119-120. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.119
Relationship between loss of heterozygosity of deleted in colorectal carcinoma gene microsatellites and prognosis of colorectal adenocarcinoma 
Po Zhao, Ying-Chuan Yu, De-Wen Wang, Zhi-Ping Wang, Xin-Zhao Xu, Ping-Yong Yi, Ya-Bing Gao, Guang-Hua Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):121-122. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.121
Radiotherapy of 180 cases of operable esophageal carcinoma 
Dong-Fu Chen, Zong-Yi Yang, Wei-Bo Yin 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):123-126. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.123
Effect of muscarinic blocker on enhancing the action of fructus aurantii immaturus on intestinal myoelectric activity in dogs 
Zi-He Huang, De-Zhi Yang, Yi-Quan Wei, Yin-Hui Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):127-128. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.127
Effect of remedies for enhancing resistance and relieving blood stasis on metastasis in postoperative gastric cancer and ornithine decarboxylase levels 
Ping Bu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):129-130. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.129
Brief Report
Effects of tetrandrine and verapamil on fibroblastic growth and proliferation 
Xue-Song Liu, Ding-Guo Li, Han-Ming Lu, Qin-Fang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):68-68. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.68
Effect of faeces trogopterorum extract B1 on the experimental gastric ulcer and gastric secretion in rats 
Xiong-Wen Wang, Zhi-An Cheng, Qing-Ming Li, Wen-Zi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):71-71. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.71
Short- and long-term effect of interferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C 
Zhen-Ya Tang, Jun-Ying Qi, Han-Xing Shen, Dong-Liang Yang, Lian-Jie Hao 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):77-77. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.77
Alterations in p53 expression and cell proliferation in esophageal epithelia among patients from geographical areas with high or low incidence of esophageal cancer 
Li-Dong Wang, Qi Zhou, Yu-Chun Zhang, Xiao-Fang Li, Wen-Ping Wang, Ling He, Shan-Shan Gao, Young-Xin Li 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):80-80. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.80
Exploration of the immunoreactivity of the Traditional Chinese medicine Shenrouyangzhentang to vasoactive intestinal polypeptide 
Yu-Chun Gu, De-Zhen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):83-83. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.83
Ultrastructural cytochemical study of enzymes expressed by signet ring cells in gastric cancer 
Guang-Lin Yang, Yu-Ming Dong, Wei-Dong Du, Ying-Hao Su, Hong Zhang, Ji-Fen Wu, Dao-Bin Wang, Ai-Lian Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):86-86. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.86
Effect of amygdalin on proliferation of rat hepatic fat-storing cells and collagen production in vitro 
Lie-Ming Xu, Cheng Liu, Ping Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):103-103. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.103
Expression and analysis of McAbs antigen against human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Li Mi, Zhi-Nan Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):110-110. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.110
Study on clinical pathology and immunohistochemistry of chronic erosive gastritis 
Chang-Shu Ke, Dao-Fen Li, Wei Wang, Yi-Ming Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):113-113. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.113
Clinical and experimental study on therapeutic effect of Weixibaonizhuanwan on gastric precancerous lesions 
Xu-Chen Zhang, Rui-Feng Gao, Bing-Qing Li, Lian-Sheng Ma, Li-Xin Mei, Yu Zhen Wu, Feng Qin Liu, Zhen Lin Liao 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):116-116. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.116
Preliminary study on the pathological model of Piyinxu in rats 
De-Zhen Chen, Mu-Xin Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):120-120. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.120
Expression of the c-erbB-2 proto-oncogene product in gastric carcinoma and precancerous lesions 
Jian-Qiang Mi, Shi-Qiang Yang, Ming-Chang Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 3(2):122-122. Published online Jun 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i2.122