BPG is committed to discovery and dissemination of knowledge
Open-Access Journal
Editorial
Hepatic encephalopathy: An approach to its multiple pathophysiological features 
Juan Carlos Perazzo, Silvina Tallis, Amalia Delfante, Pablo Andrés Souto, Abraham Lemberg, Francisco Xavier Eizayaga, Salvador Romay 
World J Hepatol 4(3):50-65. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.50
Liver diseases in developing countries 
Francesca Cainelli 
World J Hepatol 4(3):66-67. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.66
Topic Highlight
Hepatitis A: Epidemiology and prevention in developing countries 
Elisabetta Franco, Cristina Meleleo, Laura Serino, Debora Sorbara, Laura Zaratti 
World J Hepatol 4(3):68-73. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.68
Hepatitis B: Epidemiology and prevention in developing countries 
Elisabetta Franco, Barbara Bagnato, Maria Giulia Marino, Cristina Meleleo, Laura Serino, Laura Zaratti 
World J Hepatol 4(3):74-80. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.74
Alcoholic liver disease 
Radan Bruha, Karel Dvorak, Jaromir Petrtyl 
World J Hepatol 4(3):81-90. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.81
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and the liver 
Megan Crane, David Iser, Sharon R Lewin 
World J Hepatol 4(3):91-98. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.91
Hepatocellular carcinoma in developing countries: Prevention, diagnosis and treatment 
Michael C Kew 
World J Hepatol 4(3):99-104. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.99
Brief Article
Relationship between interleukin 18 polymorphisms and susceptibility to chronic hepatitis B virus infection 
Na Li, Yu-Feng Gao, Tian-Chen Zhang, Ping Chen, Xu Li, Fei Su 
World J Hepatol 4(3):105-109. Published online Mar 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i3.105