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Editorial
Microscopic colitis: A therapeutic challenge 
Mario Guslandi 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3531-3533. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3531
Review
Liver-spleen axis: Intersection between immunity, infections and metabolism 
Giovanni Tarantino, Antonella Scalera, Carmine Finelli 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3534-3542. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3534
Evaluation of hepatic cystic lesions 
Marten A Lantinga, Tom JG Gevers, Joost PH Drenth 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3543-3554. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3543
Minireviews
Heme oxygenase-1 and gut ischemia/reperfusion injury: A short review 
Yu-Feng Liao, Wei Zhu, Dong-Pei Li, Xiao Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3555-3561. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3555
Original Article
Virulence factors of Enterococcus strains isolated from patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Edyta Golińska, Anna Tomusiak, Tomasz Gosiewski, Grażyna Więcek, Agnieszka Machul, Diana Mikołajczyk, Małgorzata Bulanda, Piotr B Heczko, Magdalena Strus 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3562-3572. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3562
Aberrant glycosylation of the anti-Thomsen-Friedenreich glycotope immunoglobulin G in gastric cancer patients 
Kristel Kodar, Jelena Izotova, Kersti Klaamas, Boris Sergeyev, Lilian Järvekülg, Oleg Kurtenkov 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3573-3582. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3573
Bone-marrow mesenchymal stem cells reduce rat intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury, ZO-1 downregulation and tight junction disruption via a TNF-α-regulated mechanism 
Zhong-Yang Shen, Jing Zhang, Hong-Li Song, Wei-Ping Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3583-3595. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3583
Brief Article
Risk factors for colonoscopic perforation: A population-based study of 80118 cases 
Uzair Hamdani, Raza Naeem, Fyeza Haider, Pardeep Bansal, Michael Komar, David L Diehl, H Lester Kirchner 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3596-3601. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3596
Evaluation of enterochromaffin cells and melatonin secretion exponents in ulcerative colitis 
Cezary Chojnacki, Maria Wiśniewska-Jarosińska, Grażyna Kulig, Ireneusz Majsterek, Russel J Reiter, Jan Chojnacki 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3602-3607. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3602
Diagnostic value of endothelial markers and HHV-8 staining in gastrointestinal Kaposi sarcoma and its difference in endoscopic tumor staging 
Naoyoshi Nagata, Toru Igari, Takuro Shimbo, Katsunori Sekine, Junichi Akiyama, Yohei Hamada, Hirohisa Yazaki, Norio Ohmagari, Katsuji Teruya, Shinichi Oka, Naomi Uemura 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3608-3614. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3608
Gastric precancerous lesions are associated with gene variants in Helicobacter pylori-susceptible ethnic Malays 
Sathiya Maran, Yeong Yeh Lee, Shuhua Xu, Nur-Shafawati Rajab, Norhazrini Hasan, Syed Hassan Syed Abdul Aziz, Noorizan Abdul Majid, Bin Alwi Zilfalil 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3615-3622. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3615
XPC Lys939Gln polymorphism, smoking and risk of sporadic colorectal cancer among Malaysians 
Abdul Aziz Ahmad Aizat, Mohd Shahpudin Siti Nurfatimah, Mustapha Mohd Aminudin, Ravindran Ankathil 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3623-3628. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3623
Role of international criteria in the diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis 
Mohammad Reza Abdollahi, Mohammad Hossein Somi, Esmaeil Faraji 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3629-3633. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3629
Focal autoimmune pancreatitis: Radiological characteristics help to distinguish from pancreatic cancer 
Gao-Feng Sun, Chang-Jing Zuo, Cheng-Wei Shao, Jian-Hua Wang, Jian Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3634-3641. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3634
Fast-track surgery could improve postoperative recovery in radical total gastrectomy patients 
Fan Feng, Gang Ji, Ji-Peng Li, Xiao-Hua Li, Hai Shi, Zheng-Wei Zhao, Guo-Sheng Wu, Xiao-Nan Liu, Qing-Chuan Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3642-3648. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3642
Hepatocellular carcinoma: Clinical study of long-term survival and choice of treatment modalities 
Ke-Tong Wu, Cun-Chuan Wang, Li-Gong Lu, Wei-Dong Zhang, Fu-Jun Zhang, Feng Shi, Chuan-Xing Li 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3649-3657. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3649
Analysis of long non-coding RNA expression profiles in gastric cancer 
Wei-Jun Cao, Hai-Lu Wu, Bang-Shun He, Yu-Shu Zhang, Zhen-Yu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3658-3664. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3658
Double-balloon enteroscopy in small bowel tumors: A Chinese single-center study 
Wen-Guo Chen, Guo-Dong Shan, Hong Zhang, Lin Li, Min Yue, Zun Xiang, Ying Cheng, Chen-Jiao Wu, Ying Fang, Li-Hua Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3665-3671. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3665
Case-matched comparison of laparoscopy-assisted and open distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer 
Wei Wang, Ke Chen, Xiao-Wu Xu, Yu Pan, Yi-Ping Mou 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3672-3677. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3672
Meta-Analysis
Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: A systematic review and meta analysis 
Srinivas R Puli, Nikhil Kalva, Matthew L Bechtold, Smitha R Pamulaparthy, Micheal D Cashman, Norman C Estes, Richard H Pearl, Fritz-Henry Volmar, Sonu Dillon, Michael F Shekleton, David Forcione 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3678-3684. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3678
Case Report
Endoscopic transluminal pancreatic necrosectomy using a self-expanding metal stent and high-flow water-jet system 
István Hritz, Roland Fejes, András Székely, Iván Székely, László Horváth, Ágnes Sárkány, Áron Altorjay, László Madácsy 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3685-3692. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3685
Polyarteritis nodosa clinically mimicking nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia 
Tsuyoshi Shirai, Hiroshi Fujii, Shinichiro Saito, Tomonori Ishii, Hideyuki Yamaya, Shigehito Miyagi, Satoshi Sekiguchi, Naoki Kawagishi, Masato Nose, Hideo Harigae 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3693-3698. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3693
Esophageal mucosal metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the distal stomach 
Sung-Ho Ki, Seok Jeong, In Suh Park, Don Haeng Lee, Jung Il Lee, Kye Sook Kwon, Hyung Gil Kim, Yong Woon Shin 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3699-3702. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3699
Gastric body diaphragm-like stricture as a rare complication of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 
Li-Li Wu, Yun-Sheng Yang, Feng-Chun Cai, Shu-Fang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3703-3706. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3703
Ileocecal endometriosis and a diagnosis dilemma: A case report and literature review 
Yu-Ling Tong, Yan Chen, Shen-Yi Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3707-3710. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3707
Letters To The Editor
Response to Abadi and Kusters, World J Gastroenterol 19: 429-430 
Alireza Rafiei, Jeremy J Gilbreath, D Scott Merrell 
World J Gastroenterol 19(23):3711-3712. Published online Jun 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3711