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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the renin-angiotensin system: Implications for treatment 
Paschalis Paschos, Konstantinos Tziomalos 
World J Hepatol 4(12):327-331. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.327
Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease the hepatic expression of the metabolic syndrome? 
Yusuf Yilmaz 
World J Hepatol 4(12):332-334. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.332
Review
Management of alcoholic hepatitis: Current concepts 
Hetal A Karsan, Samir Parekh 
World J Hepatol 4(12):335-341. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.335
Hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma: An insight into molecular mechanisms and therapeutic strategies 
Denis Selimovic, Abdelouahid El-Khattouti, Hanan Ghozlan, Youssef Haikel, Ola Abdelkader, Mohamed Hassan 
World J Hepatol 4(12):342-355. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.342
Original Article
Role of cytokine receptor-like factor 1 in hepatic stellate cells and fibrosis 
Lela Stefanovic, Branko Stefanovic 
World J Hepatol 4(12):356-364. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.356
Prevalence of HIV and HCV infections in two populations of Malian women and serological assays performances 
Nouhoum Bouare, Dolores Vaira, Andre Gothot, Jean Delwaide, Sebastien Bontems, Laurence Seidel, Paul Gerard, Christiane Gerard 
World J Hepatol 4(12):365-373. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.365
Ultrasonogram of hepatocellular carcinoma is associated with outcome after radiofrequency ablation 
Kosaku Moribata, Hideyuki Tamai, Naoki Shingaki, Yoshiyuki Mori, Tatsuya Shiraki, Shotaro Enomoto, Hisanobu Deguchi, Kazuki Ueda, Izumi Inoue, Takao Maekita, Mikitaka Iguchi, Masao Ichinose 
World J Hepatol 4(12):374-381. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.374
Brief Article
Surgically induced weight loss by gastric bypass improves non alcoholic fatty liver disease in morbid obese patients 
Víctor Vargas, Helena Allende, Albert Lecube, Maria Teresa Salcedo, Juan A Baena-Fustegueras, José M Fort, Joaquín Rivero, Roser Ferrer, Roberto Catalán, Eva Pardina, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Jaime Guardia, Julia Peinado-Onsurbe 
World J Hepatol 4(12):382-388. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.382
Efficacy of 3 years of adefovir monotherapy in chronic hepatitis B patients with lamivudine resistance 
Min-Ning Song, Mei-Zhu Hong, Dan-Qing Luo, Wen-Qi Huang, Feng Min, Rong-Hua Fan, Wei-Bing Wu, Li Zhang 
World J Hepatol 4(12):389-393. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.389
Case Report
Acute abdomen and ascites as presenting features of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 
Sanjay Chaudhary, Qi Qian 
World J Hepatol 4(12):394-398. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.394
Estrium Whey induced hepatitis in a patient with metastatic breast cancer: Case report 
Maria Jose Velasco, Julian Molina 
World J Hepatol 4(12):399-401. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.399
Hepatic sarcoidosis complicating treatment-naive viral hepatitis 
Aloysious Aravinthan, William Gelson, Anita Limbu, Rebecca Brais, Paul Richardson 
World J Hepatol 4(12):402-405. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.402
Complications arising in simple and polycystic liver cysts 
Christian Macutkiewicz, Ricci Plastow, Melissa Chrispijn, Rafik Filobbos, Basil A Ammori, David J Sherlock, Joost PH Drenth, Derek A O'Reilly 
World J Hepatol 4(12):406-411. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.406
Atrial embolism caused by portal vein embolization: Treatment by percutaneous withdrawal and stenting 
Ahmed Fouad Bouras, Stéphanie Truant, Jean-Paul Beregi, Geraldine Sergent, Olivier Delemazure, Guido Liddo, Gilles Lebuffe, Philippe Zerbib, François-René Pruvot, Emmanuel Boleslawski 
World J Hepatol 4(12):412-414. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.412
Liver metastasis of endometrial stromal sarcoma 
Jose M Ramia, Roberto De la Plaza, Ines Garcia, Cristian Perna, Pilar Veguillas, Jorge García-Parreño 
World J Hepatol 4(12):415-418. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.415
Life-threatening hemorrhage after liver radiofrequency ablation successfully controlled by transarterial embolization 
Xing-Yu Wu, Xiao-Lei Shi, Jian-Xin Zhou, Yu-Dong Qiu, Tie Zhou, Bing Han, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Hepatol 4(12):419-421. Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.419