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HLA class II associated with outcomes of hepatitis B and C infections 
Akihiro Tamori, Norifumi Kawada 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5395-5401. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5395
Review
What does irritable bowel syndrome share with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? 
Antonella Scalera, Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno, Giovanni Tarantino 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5402-5420. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5402
Current status in the treatment options for esophageal achalasia 
Seng-Kee Chuah, Chien-Hua Chiu, Wei-Chen Tai, Jyong-Hong Lee, Hung-I Lu, Chi-Sin Changchien, Ping-Huei Tseng, Keng-Liang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5421-5429. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5421
Practice guidelines for ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation for hepatic malignancy 
Ping Liang, Jie Yu, Ming-De Lu, Bao-Wei Dong, Xiao-Ling Yu, Xiao-Dong Zhou, Bing Hu, Ming-Xing Xie, Wen Cheng, Wen He, Jian-Wen Jia, Guo-Rong Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5430-5438. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5430
Minireviews
Epigenetics of hepatocellular carcinoma: Role of microRNA 
Sharad Khare, Qiong Zhang, Jamal A Ibdah 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5439-5445. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5439
HBV endemicity in Mexico is associated with HBV genotypes H and G 
Sonia Roman, Arturo Panduro 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5446-5453. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5446
Original Article
Biliary phosphatidylcholine and lysophosphatidylcholine profiles in sclerosing cholangitis 
Annika Gauss, Robert Ehehalt, Wolf-Dieter Lehmann, Gerhard Erben, Karl-Heinz Weiss, Yvonne Schaefer, Petra Kloeters-Plachky, Adolf Stiehl, Wolfgang Stremmel, Peter Sauer, Daniel Nils Gotthardt 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5454-5463. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5454
Extracorporeal continuous portal diversion plus temporal plasmapheresis for “small-for-size” syndrome 
Peng Hou, Chao Chen, Yu-Liang Tu, Zi-Man Zhu, Jing-Wang Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5464-5472. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5464
Xiaotan Tongfu granules contribute to the prevention of stress ulcers 
Bing Yan, Jun Shi, Li-Juan Xiu, Xuan Liu, Yu-Qi Zhou, Shou-Han Feng, Can Lv, Xiu-Xia Yuan, Yin-Cheng Zhang, Yong-Jin Li, Pin-Kang Wei, Zhi-Feng Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5473-5484. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5473
Propofol induces apoptosis and increases gemcitabine sensitivity in pancreatic cancer cells in vitro by inhibition of nuclear factor-κB activity 
Qi-Hang Du, Yan-Bing Xu, Meng-Yuan Zhang, Peng Yun, Chang-Yao He 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5485-5492. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5485
Brief Article
Bisacodyl plus split 2-L polyethylene glycol-citrate-simethicone improves quality of bowel preparation before screening colonoscopy 
Flavio Valiante, Angelo Bellumat, Manuela De Bona, Michele De Boni 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5493-5499. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5493
Fucoidan enhances intestinal barrier function by upregulating the expression of claudin-1 
Atsushi Iraha, Hiroshi Chinen, Akira Hokama, Takumi Yonashiro, Tetsu Kinjo, Kazuto Kishimoto, Manabu Nakamoto, Tetsuo Hirata, Nagisa Kinjo, Futoshi Higa, Masao Tateyama, Fukunori Kinjo, Jiro Fujita 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5500-5507. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5500
Antibiotics resistance rate of Helicobacter pylori in Bhutan 
Ratha-korn Vilaichone, Yoshio Yamaoka, Seiji Shiota, Thawee Ratanachu-ek, Lotay Tshering, Tomohisa Uchida, Toshio Fujioka, Varocha Mahachai 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5508-5512. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5508
Self-expandable metallic stent placement plus laparoscopy for acute malignant colorectal obstruction 
Jia-Min Zhou, Li-Qing Yao, Jian-Min Xu, Mei-Dong Xu, Ping-Hong Zhou, Wei-Feng Chen, Qiang Shi, Zhong Ren, Tao Chen, Yun-Shi Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5513-5519. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5513
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging for predicting the response of rectal cancer to neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiation 
Gang Cai, Ye Xu, Ji Zhu, Wei-Lie Gu, Shuai Zhang, Xue-Jun Ma, San-Jun Cai, Zhen Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5520-5527. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5520
Dual-sided composite mesh repair of hiatal hernia: Our experience and a review of the Chinese literature 
Wei Zhang, Wei Tang, Cheng-Xiang Shan, Sheng Liu, Zhi-Guo Jiang, Dao-Zhen Jiang, Xiang-Min Zheng, Ming Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5528-5533. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5528
Proposal of new classification for postoperative patients with hepatocellular carcinoma based on tumor growth characteristics 
Cui-Hong Zhu, Xiao-Hui Liu, Rui Cao, Xiong-Zhi Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5534-5541. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5534
Impact of intraoperative blood loss on survival after curative resection for gastric cancer 
Yue-Xiang Liang, Han-Han Guo, Jing-Yu Deng, Bao-Gui Wang, Xue-Wei Ding, Xiao-Na Wang, Li Zhang, Han Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5542-5550. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5542
Effects of extended lymphadenectomy and postoperative chemotherapy on node-negative gastric cancer 
Qiang Xue, Xiao-Na Wang, Jing-Yu Deng, Ru-Peng Zhang, Han Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5551-5556. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5551
Hypermethylation of TGF-β1 gene promoter in gastric cancer 
Yong-Qi Wang, Yu-Min Li, Xun Li, Tao Liu, Xiao-Kang Liu, Jun-Qiang Zhang, Ju-Wu Guo, Ling-Yun Guo, Liang Qiao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5557-5564. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5557
Meta-Analysis
Palliative treatment for incurable malignant colorectal obstructions: A meta-analysis 
Xiao-Dan Zhao, Bao-Bao Cai, Ri-Sheng Cao, Rui-Hua Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5565-5574. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5565
Case Report
Lactic acidosis during telbivudine treatment for HBV: A case report and literature review 
Jia-Lin Jin, Piao Hu, Jia-Hong Lu, Su-Shan Luo, Xiao-Yun Huang, Xin-Hua Weng, Ji-Ming Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5575-5580. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5575
Selective endoscopic ligation for treatment of upper gastrointestinal protuberant lesions 
Lin Wang, Shi-Yao Chen, Ying Huang, Jie Wu, Ying-Kit Leung 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5581-5585. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5581
Gallstone ileus: Case report and literature review 
Xin-Zheng Dai, Guo-Qiang Li, Feng Zhang, Xue-Hao Wang, Chuan-Yong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5586-5589. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5586
Photodynamic therapy for high-grade dysplasia of bile duct via a choledochoscope 
Jiang-Jiao Zhou, Li Xiong, Qing-Long Li, Ying Gu, Yu Wen, Xiao-Feng Deng, Xiong-Ying Miao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(33):5590-5592. Published online Sep 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i33.5590