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Challenges of recurrent hepatitis C in the liver transplant patient 
Renumathy Dhanasekaran, Roberto J Firpi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3391-3400. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3391
Computational biology approach to uncover hepatitis C virus helicase operation 
Holger Flechsig 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3401-3409. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3401
Chronic hepatitis C virus infection and atherosclerosis: Clinical impact and mechanisms 
Luigi E Adinolfi, Rosa Zampino, Luciano Restivo, Amedeo Lonardo, Barbara Guerrera, Aldo Marrone, Fabio Nascimbeni, Anna Florio, Paola Loria 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3410-3417. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3410
Adaptive immune response during hepatitis C virus infection 
Juan Ramón Larrubia, Elia Moreno-Cubero, Megha Uttam Lokhande, Silvia García-Garzón, Alicia Lázaro, Joaquín Miquel, Cristian Perna, Eduardo Sanz-de-Villalobos 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3418-3430. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3418
Tools for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection and hepatic fibrosis staging 
Verónica Saludes, Victoria González, Ramon Planas, Lurdes Matas, Vicente Ausina, Elisa Martró 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3431-3442. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3431
Immunologic, metabolic and genetic factors in hepatitis C virus infection 
Nora A Fierro, Karina Gonzalez-Aldaco, Rafael Torres-Valadez, Erika Martinez-Lopez, Sonia Roman, Arturo Panduro 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3443-3456. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3443
How hepatitis C virus invades hepatocytes: The mystery of viral entry 
Yong-Zhe Zhu, Xi-Jing Qian, Ping Zhao, Zhong-Tian Qi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3457-3467. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3457
Restoring the gut microbiome for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases 
Jessica R Allegretti, Matthew J Hamilton 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3468-3474. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3468
Therapeutic drug monitoring in patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Andres J Yarur, Maria T Abreu, Amar R Deshpande, David H Kerman, Daniel A Sussman 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3475-3484. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3475
Advanced therapeutic endoscopist and inflammatory bowel disease: Dawn of a new role 
Kunjam Modha, Udayakumar Navaneethan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3485-3494. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3485
From conception to delivery: Managing the pregnant inflammatory bowel disease patient 
Vivian W Huang, Flavio M Habal 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3495-3506. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3495
Glucose intolerance and diabetes mellitus in ulcerative colitis: Pathogenetic and therapeutic implications 
Giovanni Maconi, Federica Furfaro, Roberta Sciurti, Cristina Bezzio, Sandro Ardizzone, Roberto de Franchis 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3507-3515. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3507
Hepatitis B and C virus reactivation in immunosuppressed patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Stefano Sansone, Maria Guarino, Fabiana Castiglione, Antonio Rispo, Francesco Auriemma, Ilaria Loperto, Matilde Rea, Nicola Caporaso, Filomena Morisco 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3516-3524. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3516
Clinical management of inflammatory bowel disease in the organ recipient 
Amedeo Indriolo, Paolo Ravelli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3525-3533. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3525
Pharmacogenetics of azathioprine in inflammatory bowel disease: A role for glutathione-S-transferase? 
Gabriele Stocco, Marco Pelin, Raffaella Franca, Sara De Iudicibus, Eva Cuzzoni, Diego Favretto, Stefano Martelossi, Alessandro Ventura, Giuliana Decorti 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3534-3541. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3534
Anemia in inflammatory bowel disease: A neglected issue with relevant effects 
Danila Guagnozzi, Alfredo J Lucendo 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3542-3551. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3542
Psychiatric comorbidity in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Branislav R Filipovic, Branka F Filipovic 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3552-3563. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3552
Colon-specific prodrugs of 4-aminosalicylic acid for inflammatory bowel disease 
Suneela S Dhaneshwar 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3564-3571. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3564
Review
Remote ischemic preconditioning as treatment for non-ischemic gastrointestinal disorders: Beyond ischemia-reperfusion injury 
Carlos Rodrigo Camara-Lemarroy 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3572-3581. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3572
What physicians should know about the management of chronic hepatitis B in children: East side story 
Hun-Jee Choe, Byung-Ho Choe 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3582-3589. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3582
Minireviews
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the diagnosis of nodules in liver cirrhosis 
Tae Kyoung Kim, Hyun-Jung Jang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3590-3596. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3590
Original Article
Clinicopathological study of primary biliary cirrhosis with interface hepatitis compared to autoimmune hepatitis 
Mio Kobayashi, Yuko Kakuda, Kenichi Harada, Yasunori Sato, Motoko Sasaki, Hiroko Ikeda, Mitsuhiro Terada, Munenori Mukai, Shuichi Kaneko, Yasuni Nakanuma 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3597-3608. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3597
Research Report
Association of rs1568885, rs1813443 and rs4411591 polymorphisms with anti-TNF medication response in Greek patients with Crohn’s disease 
Diamantis Thomas, Maria Gazouli, Theodoros Karantanos, Stella Rigoglou, Georgios Karamanolis, Konstantinos Bramis, George Zografos, George E Theodoropoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3609-3614. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3609
Rabeprazole, clarithromycin, and amoxicillin Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy: Report of an efficacy study 
Charles Asabamaka Onyekwere, Joan Nwabuaku Odiagah, Rufina Igetei, Amancia Olufunmilayo Duro Emanuel, Francis Ekere, Stella Smith 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3615-3619. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3615
Influence of the safety and diagnostic accuracy of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for resectable pancreatic cancer on clinical performance 
Taiki Kudo, Hiroshi Kawakami, Masaki Kuwatani, Kazunori Eto, Shuhei Kawahata, Yoko Abe, Manabu Onodera, Nobuyuki Ehira, Hiroaki Yamato, Shin Haba, Kazumichi Kawakubo, Naoya Sakamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3620-3627. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3620
Tumors of the angle of Treitz: A single-center experience 
Yi-Bin Xie, Hao Liu, Liang Cui, Gu-Sheng Xing, Lin Yang, Yue-Min Sun, Xiao-Feng Bai, Dong-Bing Zhao, Cheng-Feng Wang, Yan-Tao Tian 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3628-3634. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3628
Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in elderly people in the Beijing region, China 
Mei Zhang, Ying-Zhi Zhou, Xiao-Ying Li, Zhe Tang, Hong-Ming Zhu, Yan Yang, Jagadish K Chhetri 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3635-3639. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3635
Prognostic value of number of examined lymph nodes in patients with node-negative gastric cancer 
Xu-Guang Jiao, Jing-Yu Deng, Ru-Peng Zhang, Liang-Liang Wu, Li Wang, Hong-Gen Liu, Xi-Shan Hao, Han Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3640-3648. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3640
Prevalence and characteristics of dyspepsia among college students in Zhejiang Province 
Meng Li, Bin Lu, Li Chu, Hong Zhou, Ming-Yan Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3649-3654. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3649
Lack of association between apolipoprotein C3 gene polymorphisms and risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in a Chinese Han population 
Tong-Hong Niu, Man Jiang, Yong-Ning Xin, Xiang-Jun Jiang, Zhong-Hua Lin, Shi-Ying Xuan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3655-3662. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3655
Evidence-Based Medicine
Psychosocial issues in evidence-based guidelines on inflammatory bowel diseases: A review 
Winfried Häuser, Gabriele Moser, Petra Klose, Antonina Mikocka-Walus 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3663-3671. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3663
Retrospective Study
Transcription factor ERG is a specific and sensitive diagnostic marker for hepatic angiosarcoma 
Zhan-Bo Wang, Jing Yuan, Wei Chen, Li-Xin Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3672-3679. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3672
Meta-Analysis
Evidence based medicine and surgical approaches for colon cancer: Evidences, benefits and limitations of the laparoscopic vs open resection 
Laura Lorenzon, Marco La Torre, Vincenzo Ziparo, Francesco Montebelli, Paolo Mercantini, Genoveffa Balducci, Mario Ferri 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3680-3692. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3680
Case Report
Colonic and anal metastases from pancreato-biliary malignancies 
Farshid Ejtehadi, Nikolaos A Chatzizacharias, Rebecca J Brais, Nigel R Hall, Edmund M Godfrey, Emmanuel Huguet, Raaj K Praseedom, Asif Jah 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3693-3697. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3693
Colonoscopy-induced ischemic colitis in patients without risk factors 
Sang Ok Lee, Sae Hee Kim, Sung Hee Jung, Chan Woong Park, Min Ji Lee, Jin A Lee, Hyun Cheol Koo, Anna Kim, Hyun-Young Han, Dong-Wook Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3698-3702. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3698
Successful treatment of liver abscess secondary to foreign body penetration of the alimentary tract: A case report and literature review 
Lee-Won Chong, Cheuk-Kwan Sun, Chin-Chu Wu, Cheuk-Kay Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3703-3711. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3703
Hemobilia and other complications caused by percutaneous ultrasound-guided liver biopsy 
Hai-Bo Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3712-3715. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3712
Ulcerative colitis flair induced by mesalamine suppositories hypersensitivity 
Hao Ding, Xiao-Chang Liu, Qiao Mei, Jian-Ming Xu, Xiang-Yang Hu, Jing Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(13):3716-3718. Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3716