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Editorial
Portal vein thrombosis in cirrhotic patients - it is always the small pieces that make the big picture 
Irina Gîrleanu, Anca Trifan, Carol Stanciu, Cătălin Sfarti 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4419-4427. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4419
Novel targeting approaches and signaling pathways of colorectal cancer: An insight 
Ankita Tiwari, Shivani Saraf, Amit Verma, Pritish Kumar Panda, Sanjay K Jain 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4428-4435. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4428
Minireviews
Carcinogenesis on the background of liver fibrosis: Implications for the management of hepatocellular cancer 
Joanne Marie O’Rourke, Vandana Mridhu Sagar, Tahir Shah, Shishir Shetty 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4436-4447. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4436
Basic Study
Sheng-jiang powder ameliorates obesity-induced pancreatic inflammatory injury via stimulating activation of the AMPK signalling pathway in rats 
Yi-Fan Miao, Juan Li, Yu-Mei Zhang, Lv Zhu, Huan Chen, Ling Yuan, Jing Hu, Xiao-Lin Yi, Qiu-Ting Wu, Mei-Hua Wan, Wen-Fu Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4448-4461. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4448
Case Control Study
Molecular evaluation of glutathione S transferase family genes in patients with sporadic colorectal cancer 
Gabriela Helena Rodrigues-Fleming, Glaucia Maria de Mendonça Fernandes, Anelise Russo, Patrícia Matos Biselli-Chicote, João Gomes Netinho, Érika Cristina Pavarino, Eny Maria Goloni-Bertollo 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4462-4471. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4462
Retrospective Cohort Study
Barrett’s esophagus with high grade dysplasia is associated with non-esophageal cancer 
Nir Bar, Naama Schwartz, Michal Nissim, Naomi Fliss-Isacov, Shira Zelber-Sagi, Revital Kariv 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4472-4481. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4472
Retrospective Study
Agitation thrombolysis combined with catheter-directed thrombolysis for the treatment of non-cirrhotic acute portal vein thrombosis 
Chao-Yang Wang, Le-Qun Wei, Huan-Zhang Niu, Wan-Qin Gao, Tong Wang, Shun-Jun Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4482-4488. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4482
Ursodeoxycholic acid combined with percutaneous transhepatic balloon dilation for management of gallstones after elimination of common bile duct stones 
Hai-Yang Chang, Chang-Jun Wang, Bin Liu, Yong-Zheng Wang, Wu-Jie Wang, Wei Wang, Dong Li, Yu-Liang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4489-4498. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4489
Postoperative survival analysis and prognostic nomogram model for patients with portal hypertension 
Ya-Fei Zhang, Hong Ji, Hong-Wei Lu, Le Lu, Lei Wang, Jin-Long Wang, Yi-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4499-4509. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4499
Observational Study
Fungal dysbiosis predicts the diagnosis of pediatric Crohn’s disease 
Mohammad I El Mouzan, Kirill S Korolev, Mohammad A Al Mofarreh, Rajita Menon, Harland S Winter, Ahmad A Al Sarkhy, Scot E Dowd, Ahmad M Al Barrag, Asaad A Assiri 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4510-4516. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4510
Correction
Correction to “Maturity of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy-derived liver regeneration in a rat model [World J Gastroenterol 2018 March 14; 24(10): 1107-1119]” 
Yi-Fan Tong, Xiu-Jun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 24(39):4517-4518. Published online Oct 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4517