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Editorial
Immunoglobulin G4-related gastrointestinal diseases, are they immunoglobulin G4-related diseases? 
Satomi Koizumi, Terumi Kamisawa, Sawako Kuruma, Taku Tabata, Kazuro Chiba, Susumu Iwasaki, Yuka Endo, Go Kuwata, Koichi Koizumi, Tooru Shimosegawa, Kazuichi Okazaki, Tsutomu Chiba 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5769-5774. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5769
Review
Pathophysiology, epidemiology, classification and treatment options for polycystic liver diseases 
Bassam Abu-Wasel, Caolan Walsh, Valerie Keough, Michele Molinari 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5775-5786. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5775
Overlap of functional heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease with irritable bowel syndrome 
Nicola de Bortoli, Irene Martinucci, Massimo Bellini, Edoardo Savarino, Vincenzo Savarino, Corrado Blandizzi, Santino Marchi 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5787-5797. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5787
Criteria for the diagnosis and severity stratification of acute pancreatitis 
Makoto Otsuki, Kazunori Takeda, Seiki Matsuno, Yasuyuki Kihara, Masaru Koizumi, Masahiko Hirota, Tetsuhide Ito, Keisho Kataoka, Motoji Kitagawa, Kazuo Inui, Yoshifumi Takeyama 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5798-5805. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5798
Minireviews
Achalasia: A review of clinical diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment and outcomes 
Orla M O’Neill, Brian T Johnston, Helen G Coleman 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5806-5812. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5806
Original Article
Molecular epidemiology and putative origin of hepatitis C virus in random volunteers from Argentina 
Noemí del Pino, José Raúl Oubiña, Francisco Rodríguez-Frías, Juan Ignacio Esteban, María Buti, Teresa Otero, Josep Gregori, Damir García-Cehic, Silvia Camos, María Cubero, Rosario Casillas, Jaume Guàrdia, Rafael Esteban, Josep Quer 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5813-5827. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5813
Aberrant TGF-β1 signaling contributes to the development of primary biliary cirrhosis in murine model 
Bin Liu, Xuan Zhang, Feng-Chun Zhang, Jin-Bao Zong, Wen Zhang, Yan Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5828-5836. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5828
Brief Article
Consumption of gluten with gluten-degrading enzyme by celiac patients: A pilot-study 
Greetje J Tack, Jolanda MW van de Water, Maaike J Bruins, Engelina MC Kooy-Winkelaar, Jeroen van Bergen, Petra Bonnet, Anita CE Vreugdenhil, Ilma Korponay-Szabo, Luppo Edens, B Mary E von Blomberg, Marco WJ Schreurs, Chris J Mulder, Frits Koning 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5837-5847. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5837
Laparoscopic management of totally intra-thoracic stomach with chronic volvulus 
Toygar Toydemir, Gökhan Çipe, Oğuzhan Karatepe, Mehmet Ali Yerdel 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5848-5854. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5848
Role of Salmonella enterica exposure in Chilean Crohn's disease patients 
Manuel Alvarez-Lobos, Daniela P Pizarro, Christian E Palavecino, Abner Espinoza, Valentina P Sebastián, Juan C Alvarado, Patricio Ibañez, Carlos Quintana, Orlando Díaz, Alexis M Kalergis, Susan M Bueno 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5855-5862. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5855
Modulation of individual components of gastric motor response to duodenal glucose 
Adam M Deane, Laura K Besanko, Carly M Burgstad, Marianne J Chapman, Michael Horowitz, Robert JL Fraser 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5863-5869. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5863
ITGA1 polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with gastric cancer risk in a Korean population 
Dong-Hyuk Yim, Yan-Wei Zhang, Sang-Yong Eom, Sun In Moon, Hyo-Yung Yun, Young-Jin Song, Sei-Jin Youn, Taisun Hyun, Joo-Seung Park, Byung Sik Kim, Jong-Young Lee, Yong-Dae Kim, Heon Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5870-5876. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5870
Non-invasive assessment of choledocholithiasis in patients with gallstones and abnormal liver function 
Bilal O Al-Jiffry, Abdeen Elfateh, Tariq Chundrigar, Bassem Othman, Owaid AlMalki, Fares Rayza, Hashem Niyaz, Hesham Elmakhzangy, Mohammed Hatem 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5877-5882. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5877
Erosive esophagitis associated with metabolic syndrome, impaired liver function, and dyslipidemia 
Song-Seng Loke, Kuender D Yang, Kuang-Den Chen, Jung-Fu Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5883-5888. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5883
Effect of early enteral combined with parenteral nutrition in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy 
Xin-Hua Zhu, Ya-Fu Wu, Yu-Dong Qiu, Chun-Ping Jiang, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5889-5896. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5889
Association between UCP3 gene polymorphisms and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Chinese children 
Yan-Ping Xu, Li Liang, Chun-Lin Wang, Jun-Fen Fu, Pei-Ning Liu, Lan-Qiu Lv, Yi-Min Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5897-5903. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5897
Influence of chronic HBV infection on superimposed acute hepatitis E 
Si-Hong Cheng, Li Mai, Feng-Qin Zhu, Xing-Fei Pan, Hai-Xia Sun, Hong Cao, Xin Shu, Wei-Min Ke, Gang Li, Qi-Huan Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5904-5909. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5904
A phase II study of paclitaxel and nedaplatin as front-line chemotherapy in Chinese patients with metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Yi-Fu He, Chu-Shu Ji, Bing Hu, Ping-Sheng Fan, Chang-Lu Hu, Feng-Shou Jiang, Jian Chen, Lei Zhu, Yi-Wei Yao, Wei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5910-5916. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5910
Meta-Analysis
Association between vitamin D and hepatitis C virus infection: A meta-analysis 
Livia Melo Villar, José Antonio Del Campo, Isidora Ranchal, Elisabeth Lampe, Manuel Romero-Gomez 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5917-5924. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5917
Case Report
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for a left-sided gallbladder 
Mazen E Iskandar, Agnes Radzio, Merab Krikhely, I Michael Leitman 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5925-5928. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5925
Totally laparoscopic left hepatectomy using the Torsional Ultrasonic Scalpel 
Georgios C Sotiropoulos, Paraskevas Stamopoulos, Petros Charalampoudis, Ernesto P Molmenti, Athanasios Voutsarakis, Gregory Kouraklis 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5929-5932. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5929
Crohn’s disease and Takayasu’s arteritis: An uncommon association 
Andrea Taddio, Massimo Maschio, Stefano Martelossi, Egidio Barbi, Alessandro Ventura 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5933-5935. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5933
Difficult polypectomy-giant hypopharyngeal polyp: Case report and literature review 
Giovanni Pallabazzer, Stefano Santi, Solito Biagio, Simone D’Imporzano 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5936-5939. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5936
Obscure bleeding colonic duplication responds to proton pump inhibitor therapy 
Jérémie Jacques, Fabrice Projetti, Romain Legros, Virginie Valgueblasse, Matthieu Sarabi, Paul Carrier, Fabien Fredon, Stéphane Bouvier, Véronique Loustaud-Ratti, Denis Sautereau 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5940-5942. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5940
Letters To The Editor
Capsule-odometer: A concept to improve accurate lesion localisation 
Alexandros Karargyris, Anastasios Koulaouzidis 
World J Gastroenterol 19(35):5943-5946. Published online Sep 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i35.5943