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Editorial
Follow-up after curative resection for gastric cancer: Is it time to tailor it?  
Paolo Aurello, Niccolò Petrucciani, Laura Antolino, Diego Giulitti, Francesco D'Angelo, Giovanni Ramacciato
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3379-3387. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3379
Cautiously using natural medicine to treat liver problems  
Fei Xiong, Yong-Song Guan
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3388-3395. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3388
Review
Renin angiotensin system in liver diseases: Friend or foe?  
Ana Cristina Simões e Silva, Aline S Miranda, Natália P Rocha, Antônio L Teixeira
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3396-3406. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3396
Relationship between adipose tissue dysfunction, vitamin D deficiency and the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease  
Flavia A Cimini, Ilaria Barchetta, Simone Carotti, Laura Bertoccini, Marco G Baroni, Umberto Vespasiani-Gentilucci, Maria-Gisella Cavallo, Sergio Morini
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3407-3417. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3407
Recent advances in the management of pruritus in chronic liver diseases  
Kazuto Tajiri, Yukihiro Shimizu
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3418-3426. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3418
Basic Study
Oxidative stress-induced mitochondrial dysfunction in a normal colon epithelial cell line  
Nandakumar Packiriswamy, Kari F Coulson, Susan J Holcombe, Lorraine M Sordillo
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3427-3439. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3427
Role of AXL in invasion and drug resistance of colon and breast cancer cells and its association with p53 alterations  
Wael M Abdel-Rahman, Noura A Al-khayyal, Vidhya A Nair, S R Aravind, Maha Saber-Ayad
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3440-3448. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3440
Effects of heme oxygenase-1-modified bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on microcirculation and energy metabolism following liver transplantation  
Liu Yang, Zhong-Yang Shen, Rao-Rao Wang, Ming-Li Yin, Wei-Ping Zheng, Bin Wu, Tao Liu, Hong-Li Song
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3449-3467. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3449
Diabetes recurrence after metabolic surgeries correlates with re-impaired insulin sensitivity rather than beta-cell function  
Teng Liu, Ming-Wei Zhong, Yi Liu, Dong Sun, Meng Wei, Xin Huang, Yu-Gang Cheng, Qun-Zheng Wu, Dong Wu, Xiao-Qian Zhang, Ke-Xin Wang, San-Yuan Hu, Shao-Zhuang Liu
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3468-3479. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3468
Case Control Study
Polymorphisms of microRNA target genes IL12B, INSR, CCND1 and IL10 in gastric cancer  
Vytenis Petkevicius, Violeta Salteniene, Simonas Juzenas, Thomas Wex, Alexander Link, Marcis Leja, Ruta Steponaitiene, Jurgita Skieceviciene, Limas Kupcinskas, Laimas Jonaitis, Gediminas Kiudelis, Peter Malfertheiner, Juozas Kupcinskas
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3480-3487. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3480
Insulin-like growth factor-1, IGF binding protein-3, and the risk of esophageal cancer in a nested case-control study  
Yasushi Adachi, Masanori Nojima, Mitsuru Mori, Kentaro Yamashita, Hiro-o Yamano, Hiroshi Nakase, Takao Endo, Kenji Wakai, Kiyomi Sakata, Akiko Tamakoshi
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3488-3495. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3488
Retrospective Cohort Study
Tumor-associated autoantibodies are useful biomarkers in immunodiagnosis of α-fetoprotein-negative hepatocellular carcinoma  
Ting Wang, Mei Liu, Su-Jun Zheng, Dan-Dan Bian, Jin-Yan Zhang, Jia Yao, Qing-Fen Zheng, A-Meng Shi, Wen-Han Li, Lu Li, Yu Chen, Jin-Hai Wang, Zhong-Ping Duan, Lei Dong
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3496-3504. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3496
Observational Study
Clinical course of ulcerative colitis patients who develop acute pancreatitis  
Jong Wook Kim, Sung Wook Hwang, Sang Hyoung Park, Tae Jun Song, Myung-Hwan Kim, Ho-Su Lee, Byong Duk Ye, Dong-Hoon Yang, Kyung-Jo Kim, Jeong-Sik Byeon, Seung-Jae Myung, Suk-Kyun Yang
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3505-3512. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3505
Relationship between use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and irritable bowel syndrome: A population-based cohort study  
Wan-Tzu Lin, Yi-Jun Liao, Yen-Chun Peng, Chung-Hsin Chang, Ching-Heng Lin, Hong-Zen Yeh, Chi-Sen Chang
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3513-3521. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3513
Laparoscopic management of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors: A retrospective 10-year single-center experience  
Guan-Qun Liao, Tao Chen, Xiao-Long Qi, Yan-Feng Hu, Hao Liu, Jiang Yu, Guo-Xin Li
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3522-3529. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3522
Prospective Study
Short health scale: A valid measure of health-related quality of life in Korean-speaking patients with inflammatory bowel disease  
Soo-Kyung Park, Bong Min Ko, Hyeon Jeong Goong, Jeong Yeon Seo, Sang Hyuk Lee, Hae Lim Baek, Moon Sung Lee, Dong Il Park
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3530-3537. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3530
Continuing episodes of pain in recurrent acute pancreatitis: Prospective follow up on a standardised protocol with drugs and pancreatic endotherapy  
C Ganesh Pai, M Ganesh Kamath, Mamatha V Shetty, Annamma Kurien
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3538-3545. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3538
Nissen fundoplication vs proton pump inhibitors for laryngopharyngeal reflux based on pH-monitoring and symptom-scale  
Chao Zhang, Zhi-Wei Hu, Chao Yan, Qiong Wu, Ji-Min Wu, Xing Du, Dian-Gang Liu, Tao Luo, Fei Li, Zhong-Gao Wang
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3546-3555. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3546
Diagnosis of eosinophilic gastroenteritis is easily missed  
Kodjo-Kunale Abassa, Xian-Yi Lin, Jie-Ying Xuan, Hao-Xiong Zhou, Yun-Wei Guo
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3556-3564. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3556
Case Report
Fecal microbiota transplantation cured epilepsy in a case with Crohn’s disease: The first report  
Zhi He, Bo-Ta Cui, Ting Zhang, Pan Li, Chu-Yan Long, Guo-Zhong Ji, Fa-Ming Zhang
World J Gastroenterol 23(19):3565-3568. Published online May 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3565