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Editorial
Endoscopy: Have we gastroenterologists lessened our value through the perception of us as professional proceduralists? 
Sherman M Chamberlain 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):1-2. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.1
Natural orifice transesophageal thoracoscopic surgery: A review of the current state 
Brian G Turner, Denise W Gee 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):3-9. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.3
Topic Highlight
Operable malignant jaundice: To stent or not to stent before the operation? 
Rungsun Rerknimitr, Pinit Kullavanijaya 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):10-14. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.10
Observation
Osteoclastic and pleomorphic giant cell tumors of the pancreas: A review of clinical, endoscopic, and pathologic features 
Jill C Moore, Joel S Bentz, Kristen Hilden, Douglas G Adler 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):15-19. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.15
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Endoscopic approach for diagnosing autoimmune pancreatitis 
Terumi Kamisawa, Hajime Anjiki, Kensuku Takuma, Naoto Egawa, Takao Itoi, Fumihide Itokawa 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):20-24. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.20
ERCP in acute biliary pancreatitis 
Dimitrios J Kapetanos 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):25-28. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.25
Review
Endoscopic balloon dilation for benign gastric outlet obstruction in adults 
Rakesh Kochhar 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):29-35. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.29
Brief Article
A prospective randomized trial of lafutidine vs rabeprazole on post-ESD gastric ulcers 
Tomohiko Richard Ohya, Hiroki Endo, Kei Kawagoe, Tatsuro Yanagawa, Katsuhiro Hanawa, Ken Ohata, Masako Asayama, Kantaro Hisatomi, Takuma Teratani, Toshiaki Gunji, Hajime Sato, Nobuyuki Matsuhashi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):36-40. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.36
Case Report
An unusual presentation of fistulating Crohn’s disease: Ascites 
Richard Kia, David White, Sanchoy Sarkar 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):41-43. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.41
Rectal bleeding as a presenting symptom of AL amyloidosis and multiple myeloma 
Itay Maza, Evgene Vlodavsky, Rami A Eliakim 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 2(1):44-46. Published online Jan 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i1.44