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Hepatocellular carcinoma review: Current treatment, and evidence-based medicine 
Ali Raza, Gagan K Sood 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4115-4127. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4115
Role of the tissue microenvironment as a therapeutic target in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Bhavna Rani, Yuan Cao, Andrea Malfettone, Ciprian Tomuleasa, Isabel Fabregat, Gianluigi Giannelli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4128-4140. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4128
Staging systems of hepatocellular carcinoma: A review of literature 
Marcello Maida, Emanuele Orlando, Calogero Cammà, Giuseppe Cabibbo 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4141-4150. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4141
Chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in the sorafenib age 
Koji Miyahara, Kazuhiro Nouso, Kazuhide Yamamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4151-4159. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4151
Therapeutic response assessment of RFA for HCC: Contrast-enhanced US, CT and MRI 
Yasunori Minami, Naoshi Nishida, Masatoshi Kudo 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4160-4166. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4160
Genetic variations in colorectal cancer risk and clinical outcome 
Kejin Zhang, Jesse Civan, Sushmita Mukherjee, Fenil Patel, Hushan Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4167-4177. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4167
Targeting mTOR network in colorectal cancer therapy 
Xiao-Wen Wang, Yan-Jie Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4178-4188. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4178
Hallmarks in colorectal cancer: Angiogenesis and cancer stem-like cells 
Muriel Mathonnet, Aurelie Perraud, Niki Christou, Hussein Akil, Carole Melin, Serge Battu, Marie-Odile Jauberteau, Yves Denizot 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4189-4196. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4189
Circadian clock circuitry in colorectal cancer 
Gianluigi Mazzoccoli, Manlio Vinciguerra, Gennaro Papa, Ada Piepoli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4197-4207. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4197
Role of cetuximab in first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer 
Miguel Jhonatan Sotelo, Beatriz García-Paredes, Carlos Aguado, Javier Sastre, Eduardo Díaz-Rubio 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4208-4219. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4208
Role of stereotactic body radiotherapy for oligometastasis from colorectal cancer 
Atsuya Takeda, Naoko Sanuki, Etsuo Kunieda 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4220-4229. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4220
Molecular and prognostic heterogeneity of microsatellite-unstable colorectal cancer 
Jung Ho Kim, Gyeong Hoon Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4230-4243. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4230
Multimodal imaging evaluation in staging of rectal cancer 
Suk Hee Heo, Jin Woong Kim, Sang Soo Shin, Yong Yeon Jeong, Heoung-Keun Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4244-4255. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4244
Interval to surgery after neoadjuvant treatment for colorectal cancer 
Nir Wasserberg 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4256-4262. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4256
Anti-EGFR and anti-VEGF agents: Important targeted therapies of colorectal liver metastases 
Qing-Yang Feng, Ye Wei, Jing-Wen Chen, Wen-Ju Chang, Le-Chi Ye, De-Xiang Zhu, Jian-Min Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4263-4275. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4263
Advances in epigenetic biomarker research in colorectal cancer 
Xi Wang, Ye-Ye Kuang, Xiao-Tong Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4276-4287. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4276
MicroRNAs in colorectal cancer as markers and targets: Recent advances 
Jing-Jia Ye, Jiang Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4288-4299. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4288
Review
Invasive and non-invasive diagnosis of cirrhosis and portal hypertension 
Moon Young Kim, Woo Kyoung Jeong, Soon Koo Baik 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4300-4315. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4300
Original Article
Non-transmissible Sendai virus vector encoding c-myc suppressor FBP-interacting repressor for cancer therapy 
Kazuyuki Matsushita, Hideaki Shimada, Yasuji Ueda, Makoto Inoue, Mamoru Hasegawa, Takeshi Tomonaga, Hisahiro Matsubara, Fumio Nomura 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4316-4328. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4316
Research Report
Case-control study of factors that trigger inflammatory bowel disease flares 
Linda A Feagins, Ramiz Iqbal, Stuart J Spechler 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4329-4334. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4329
Pediatric non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: The first report on the ultrastructure of hepatocyte mitochondria 
Joanna M Lotowska, Maria E Sobaniec-Lotowska, Sylwia B Bockowska, Dariusz M Lebensztejn 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4335-4340. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4335
Role of triamcinolone in radiation enteritis management 
Eren Cetin, Aysen Sevgi Ozturk, Haluk Orhun, Sukran Ulger 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4341-4344. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4341
Hepcidin expression in colon during trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid-induced colitis in rats 
Érica Martins Ferreira Gotardo, Gilberto de Almeida Ribeiro, Thayane Rodrigues Leite Clemente, Camila Henrique Moscato, Renata Bortolin Guerra Tomé, Thalita Rocha, José Pedrazzoli Jr, Marcelo Lima Ribeiro, Alessandra Gambero 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4345-4352. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4345
Risk factors associated with Barrett’s epithelial dysplasia 
Mikiko Fujita, Yuri Nakamura, Saeko Kasashima, Maiko Furukawa, Ryoichi Misaka, Hikaru Nagahara 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4353-4361. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4353
Comparative study of esomeprazole and lansoprazole in triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in Japan 
Tsutomu Nishida, Masahiko Tsujii, Hirohisa Tanimura, Shusaku Tsutsui, Shingo Tsuji, Akira Takeda, Atsuo Inoue, Hiroyuki Fukui, Toshiyuki Yoshio, Osamu Kishida, Hiroyuki Ogawa, Masahide Oshita, Ichizo Kobayashi, Shinichiro Zushi, Makoto Ichiba, Naoto Uenoyama, Yuichi Yasunaga, Ryu Ishihara, Mamoru Yura, Masato Komori, Satoshi Egawa, Hideki Iijima, Tetsuo Takehara 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4362-4369. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4362
Clinical meaning of BRAF mutation in Korean patients with advanced colorectal cancer 
Bun Kim, Soo Jung Park, Jae Hee Cheon, Tae Il Kim, Won Ho Kim, Sung Pil Hong 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4370-4376. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4370
Unexpected FDG-PET uptake in the gastrointestinal tract: Endoscopic and histopathological correlations 
Eran Goldin, Mahmud Mahamid, Benjamin Koslowsky, Shimon Shteingart, Yael Dubner, Gadi Lalazar, Dov Wengrower 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4377-4381. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4377
Effect of resistance training on non-alcoholic fatty-liver disease a randomized-clinical trial 
Shira Zelber-Sagi, Assaf Buch, Hanny Yeshua, Nahum Vaisman, Muriel Webb, Gil Harari, Ofer Kis, Naomi Fliss-Isakov, Elena Izkhakov, Zamir Halpern, Erwin Santo, Ran Oren, Oren Shibolet 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4382-4392. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4382
Living-donor or deceased-donor liver transplantation for hepatic carcinoma: A case-matched comparison 
Ping Wan, Jian-Jun Zhang, Qi-Gen Li, Ning Xu, Ming Zhang, Xiao-Song Chen, Long-Zhi Han, Qiang Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4393-4400. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4393
Clinicopathological features and trend changes of gastric carcinoma in Southern China 
Jian-Jun Peng, Ping Xiao, Jian-Bo Xu, Wu Song, Bing Liao, Yu-Long He 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4401-4406. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4401
HBsAg levels in HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B patients with different immune conditions 
Yi-Min Zhang, Yi-Da Yang, Hong-Yu Jia, Lin-Yan Zeng, Wei Yu, Ning Zhou, Lan-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4407-4413. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4407
Caspase-3 expression in metastatic lymph nodes of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is prognostic of survival 
Xiu-Shen Wang, Kong-Jia Luo, Amos Ela Bella, Shan-Shan Bu, Jing Wen, Shui-Shen Zhang, Yi Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4414-4420. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4414
Expression of monocyte chemotactic protein-1/CCL2 in gastric cancer and its relationship with tumor hypoxia 
Lei-Lei Tao, Shu-Jing Shi, Long-Bang Chen, Gui-Chun Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4421-4427. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4421
Preliminary study correlating CX3CL1/CX3CR1 expression with gastric carcinoma and gastric carcinoma perineural invasion 
Cheng-Yu Lv, Tao Zhou, Wei Chen, Xin-Dao Yin, Jian-Hong Yao, Yi-Fan Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4428-4432. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4428
Anatomic resection of liver segments 6-8 for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Chang-Ku Jia, Jie Weng, You-Ke Chen, Yu Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4433-4439. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4433
Death decoy receptor overexpression and increased malignancy risk in colorectal cancer 
Liang Zong, Ping Chen, Da-Xin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4440-4445. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4440
Comparative study of intestinal tuberculosis and primary small intestinal lymphoma 
Qing-Qiang Zhu, Wen-Rong Zhu, Jing-Tao Wu, Wen-Xin Chen, Shou-An Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4446-4452. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4446
Case Report
Squamous cell carcinoma after radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's dysplasia 
Sebastian S Zeki, Rehan Haidry, Manuel Justo-Rodriguez, Laurence B Lovat, Nicholas A Wright, Stuart A McDonald 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4453-4456. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4453
Colonic perforation by a transmural and transvalvular migrated retained sponge: Multi-detector computed tomography findings 
Luigi Camera, Marco Sagnelli, Paolo Guadagno, Pier Paolo Mainenti, Teresa Marra, Maria Scotto di Santolo, Landino Fei, Marco Salvatore 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4457-4461. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4457
Failed stapled rectal resection in a constipated patient with rectal aganglionosis 
Lorenzo C Pescatori, Vincenzo Villanacci, Mario Pescatori 
World J Gastroenterol 20(15):4462-4466. Published online Apr 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i15.4462