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Association between Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer: current knowledge and future research 
Harry Hua-Xiang Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):93-96. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.93
Original Articles
Analysis of N-ras gene mutation and p53 gene expression in human hepatocellular carcinomas 
Dan Luo, Qi-Fu Liu, C Gove, NV Naomov, Jian-Jia Su, R Williams 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):97-99. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.97
Partial isolation and identification of hepatic stimulator substance mRNA extracted from human fetal liver 
Xiao-Ming Yang, Ling Xie, Gui-Chun Xing, Zu-Ze Wu, Fu-Chu He 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):100-102. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.100
Inhibitory effects of two oligosaccharides on murine melanoma experimental liver metastasis 
Yi-Ping Liu, Rou-Li Zhou, Yong-Fu Wang, Meng-Chen Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):103-105. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.103
Detection of hepatoma cells in peripheral blood of HCC patients by nested RT-PCR 
Yu-Hui Liu, Rou-Li Zhou, Jing-An Rui 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):106-108. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.106
Hepatic adenylate energy charge levels in patients with hepatoma after hepatic artery embolization 
Li Li, Lu-Nan Yan, Xiao-Li Chen, Wu-Sheng Lu, Xiao-Dong Xie, Yan-Tao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):109-111. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.109
Effects of combined use of diallyl disulfide and N-acetyl-cysteine on acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in β-naphthoflavone pretreated mice 
Cong Zhao, Sheryl Duquet, Yiao-Xia Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):112-116. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.112
99mTc-labeled HAb18 McAb Fab fragment for radioimmunoimaging in nude mice bearing human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Kai Qiu, Bo-Chen Wang, Zhi-Nan Chen, Pin Fang, Chen-Gang Liu, Wei-Xin Wan, Yan-Fang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):117-120. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.117
Serum deprivation enhances DNA synthesis of human hepatoma SMMC-7721 cells 
Shi-Ming Jiang, Zhao-Hui Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):121-124. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.121
Codon 249 mutations of p53 gene in development of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Xiao-Mou Peng, Wen-Wei Peng, Ji-Lu Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):125-127. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.125
Endotoxins enhance hepatocarcinogenesis induced by oral intake of thioacetamide in rats 
Jin-Ming Yang, De-Wu Han, Chun-Ming Xie, Quan-Cheng Liang, Yuan-Chang Zhao, Xue-Hui Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):128-132. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.128
Stage II surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma after TAE: a report of 38 cases 
Jian-Hua Wang, Gui Lin, Zhi-Ping Yan, Xiao-Lin Wang, Jie-Ming Cheng, Mao-Quan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):133-136. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.133
Regulatory effects of lipopolysaccharide in murine macrophage proliferation 
Kai Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):137-139. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.137
Evaluation of various solutions for small bowel graft preservation 
You-Sheng Li, Jie-Shou Li, Ning Li, Zhi-Wei Jiang, Yun-Zhao Zhao, Nan-Yun Li, Fang-Nan Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):140-143. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.140
Experimental research on production and uptake sites of TNFα in rats with acute hemorrhagic necrotic pancreatitis 
Ren-Yi Qin, Sheng-Quan Zou, Zai-De Wu, Fa-Zu Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):144-146. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.144
A clinical evaluation of serological diagnosis for pancreatic cancer 
Xiao-Yan Zhao, Shi-Yuan Yu, Shi-Ping Da, Li Bai, Xiao-Zhong Guo, Xiao-Jing Dai, Yuan-Ming Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):147-149. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.147
ERCP and CT diagnosis of pancreas divisum and its relation to etiology of chronic pancreatitis 
Wei-Fu Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):150-152. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.150
Pathogenetic factors affecting gastroesophageal reflux in patients with esophagitis and concomitant duodenal ulcer: a multivariate analysis 
Hui-Ming Zhu, Xun Huang, Chuang-Zheng Deng, G. Pianchi Porro, F. Pace, O. Sangaletti 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):153-157. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.153
Classification of gastric neuroendocrine tumors and its clinicopathologic significance 
Ji-Yao Yu, Lu-Ping Wang, Yu-Hong Meng, Meng Hu, Jia-Ling Wang, C Bordi 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):158-161. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.158
TRH microinjection into DVC enhances motility of rabbits gallbladder via vagus nerve 
Chuan-Yong Liu, Jing-Zhang Liu, Jian-Hua Zhou, Han-Ru Wang, Zi-Ying Li, Ai-Jun Li, Ke-Jing Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):162-164. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.162
Cloning and expression of NS3 cDNA fragment of HCV genome of Hebei isolate in E. coli 
Fen-Lu Zhu, Hao-Ying Lu, Zhuo Li, Zhong-Tian Qi 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):165-168. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.165
Combined Traditional and Modern Medicine
Short-term effect of Salvia miltiorrhiza in treating rat acetic acid chronic gastric ulcer and long-term effect in preventing recurrence 
Guo-Zhong Wang, Xin Ru, Li-Hua Ding, He-Qun Li 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):169-170. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.169
Sishengtang decoction in alleviation of toxic and side effects of transarterial embolization 
Zhe Chen, Chang-Quan Ling, Xue-Qiang Huang, Hong-Wu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):171-173. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.171
Reviews
DNA methylation and carcinogenesis in digestive neoplasms 
Javed Yakoob, Xue-Gong Fan, Guo-Ling Hu, Zheng Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):174-177. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.174
Progress in endoscopic management of pancreatic diseases 
Zhao-Shen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):178-180. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.178
Brief Reports
Combined measurement of serum tumor markers in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Wen-Xiu Cai, Hui Zheng, Jian Sheng, Qing-Lin Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):181-182. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.181
Effect of various drinking water on human micronucleus frequency in high-risk population of PHC 
Er Liu, Qi-Nan Zhang, Wen-Guang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 4(2):183-184. Published online Apr 15, 1998. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v4.i2.183