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Strategy for improving survival and reducing recurrence of HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma 
Toru Ishikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6127-6130. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6127
Review
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for the management of acute variceal hemorrhage 
Romaric Loffroy, Louis Estivalet, Violaine Cherblanc, Sylvain Favelier, Pierre Pottecher, Samia Hamza, Anne Minello, Patrick Hillon, Pierre Thouant, Pierre-Henri Lefevre, Denis Krausé, Jean-Pierre Cercueil 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6131-6143. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6131
Molecular targeted therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: Current and future 
Jung Woo Shin, Young-Hwa Chung 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6144-6155. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6144
Endotherapy in chronic pancreatitis 
Manu Tandan, D Nageshwar Reddy 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6156-6164. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6156
Minireviews
HER2 therapies and gastric cancer: A step forward 
Ramon Andrade de Mello, Andrea Marin Marques, António Araújo 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6165-6169. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6165
Original Article
Alteration in gene expression profile and oncogenicity of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma by RIZ1 upregulation 
Shang-Wen Dong, Dong Li, Cong Xu, Pei Sun, Yuan-Guo Wang, Peng Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6170-6177. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6170
Cytokeratin 8 is increased in hepatitis C virus cells and its ectopic expression induces apoptosis of SMMC7721 cells 
Ming-Zhu Sun, Shuang-Suo Dang, Wen-Jun Wang, Xiao-Li Jia, Song Zhai, Xin Zhang, Mei Li, Ya-Ping Li, Meng Xun 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6178-6187. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6178
Brief Article
Screening pre-bariatric surgery patients for esophageal disease with esophageal capsule endoscopy 
Ashish Shah, Erica Boettcher, Marianne Fahmy, Thomas Savides, Santiago Horgan, Garth R Jacobsen, Bryan J Sandler, Michael Sedrak, Denise Kalmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6188-6192. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6188
Acid and non-acid reflux in patients refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy: Is gastroparesis a factor? 
Anna Tavakkoli, Bisma A Sayed, Nicholas J Talley, Baharak Moshiree 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6193-6198. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6193
SEMS vs cSEMS in duodenal and small bowel obstruction: High risk of migration in the covered stent group 
Oliver Waidmann, Jörg Trojan, Mireen Friedrich-Rust, Christoph Sarrazin, Wolf Otto Bechstein, Frank Ulrich, Stefan Zeuzem, Jörg Gerhard Albert 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6199-6206. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6199
Inflammatory bowel disease serology in Asia and the West 
Lani Prideaux, Michael A Kamm, Peter De Cruz, Daniel R van Langenberg, Siew C Ng, Iris Dotan 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6207-6213. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6207
Incidence and characteristics of HBV reactivation in hematological malignant patients in south Egypt 
Abeer Elkady, Sahar Aboulfotuh, Elsayed Mostafa Ali, Douaa Sayed, Nashwa M Abdel-Aziz, Amany M Ali, Shuko Murakami, Sayuki Iijima, Yasuhito Tanaka 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6214-6220. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6214
Grasper type scissors for endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric epithelial neoplasia 
Woo-Chul Chung, Byung-Wook Kim, Chul-Hyun Lim, Tae-Ho Kim, Jae-Myung Park, Joon-Sung Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6221-6227. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6221
Isolation and biochemical analysis of vesicles from taurohyodeoxycholic acid-infused isolated perfused rat livers 
Adnan Adil Hismiogullari, Sahver Ege Hismiogullari, Khalid Rahman 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6228-6236. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6228
Nilotinib-mediated mucosal healing in a rat model of colitis 
Pinar Ataca, Mujde Soyturk, Meral Karaman, Mehtat Unlu, Ozgul Sagol, Gozde Dervis Hakim, Osman Yilmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6237-6244. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6237
Lymph node metastasis in gastric cardiac adenocarcinoma in male patients 
Gang Ren, Ying-Wei Chen, Rong Cai, Wen-Jie Zhang, Xiang-Ru Wu, Ye-Ning Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6245-6257. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6245
Research on stress-induced apoptosis of natural killer cells and the alteration of their killing activity in mouse liver 
Zhen Ma, Yang Liu, Xin Zhou, Hai-Long Yu, Ming-Qi Li, Chikako Tomiyama-Miyaji, Toru Abo, Xue-Feng Bai 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6258-6264. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6258
Interaction between cyclooxygenase-2, Snail, and E-cadherin in gastric cancer cells 
Xiao-Jun Liu, Zhao-Feng Chen, Hai-Long Li, Ze-Nan Hu, Min Liu, Ai-Ping Tian, Da Zhao, Jing Wu, Yong-Ning Zhou, Liang Qiao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6265-6271. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6265
Laparoscopic vs open distal pancreatectomy for solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas 
Ren-Chao Zhang, Jia-Fei Yan, Xiao-Wu Xu, Ke Chen, Harsha Ajoodhea, Yi-Ping Mou 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6272-6277. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6272
De novo combined lamivudine and adefovir dipivoxil therapy vs entecavir monotherapy for hepatitis B virus-related decompensated cirrhosis 
Jiang-Shan Lian, Lin-Yan Zeng, Jian-Yang Chen, Hong-Yu Jia, Yi-Min Zhang, Dai-Rong Xiang, Liang Yu, Jian-Hua Hu, Ying-Feng Lu, Ling Zheng, Lan-Juan Li, Yi-Da Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6278-6283. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6278
Meta-Analysis
Endoscopic ultrasound elastography for differentiating between pancreatic adenocarcinoma and inflammatory masses: A meta-analysis 
Xiang Li, Wei Xu, Jian Shi, Yong Lin, Xin Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6284-6291. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6284
Case Report
Video capsule endoscopy and CT enterography in diagnosing adult hypertrophic pyloric stenosis 
Grigoriy E Gurvits, Amy Tan, Dmitri Volkov 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6292-6295. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6292
An ironic case of liver infections: Yersinia enterocolitis in the setting of thalassemia 
Nathan Selsky, Faripour Forouhar, George Y Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6296-6298. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6296
A case of plasmablastic lymphoma of the liver without human immunodeficiency virus infection 
Joji Tani, Hisaaki Miyoshi, Takako Nomura, Hirohito Yoneyama, Hideki Kobara, Hirohito Mori, Asahiro Morishita, Takashi Himoto, Tsutomu Masaki 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6299-6303. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6299
Composite diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the stomach: Case report and literature review 
Hong-Wei Wang, Wen Yang, Lin Wang, Yun-Long Lu, Jiang-Yang Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6304-6309. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6304
Giant biliary cystadenoma complicated with polycystic liver: A case report 
Zhen-Zhen Yang, Yong Li, Jun Liu, Kuang-Fan Li, Ye-Hong Yan, Wei-Dong Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 19(37):6310-6314. Published online Oct 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i37.6310