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Can Helicobacter pylori infection influence human reproduction? 
Elena Moretti, Natale Figura, Giulia Collodel, Antonio Ponzetto 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5567-5574. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5567
Immune responses to Helicobacter pylori infection 
Mati Moyat, Dominique Velin 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5583-5593. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5583
Overview of the phytomedicine approaches against Helicobacter pylori 
Filipa F Vale, Mónica Oleastro 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5594-5609. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5594
Factors that mediate colonization of the human stomach by Helicobacter pylori 
Ciara Dunne, Brendan Dolan, Marguerite Clyne 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5610-5624. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5610
Blood pressure and stature in Helicobacter pylori positive and negative persons 
Marcela Kopacova, Ilona Koupil, Bohumil Seifert, Miluska Skodova Fendrichova, Jana Spirkova, Viktor Vorisek, Stanislav Rejchrt, Tomas Douda, Ilja Tacheci, Jan Bures 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5625-5631. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5625
Biofilm and Helicobacter pylori: From environment to human host 
Apolinaria García, María José Salas-Jara, Carolina Herrera, Carlos González 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5632-5638. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5632
Role of dental plaque, saliva and periodontal disease in Helicobacter pylori infection 
Pradeep S Anand, Kavitha P Kamath, Sukumaran Anil 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5639-5653. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5639
Optimal treatment strategy for Helicobacter pylori: Era of antibiotic resistance 
Jun Heo, Seong Woo Jeon 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5654-5659. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5654
Helicobacter pylori eradication for preventing gastric cancer 
Bin Lu, Meng Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5660-5665. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5660
Reduced genome size of Helicobacter pylori originating from East Asia 
Quan-Jiang Dong, Li-Li Wang, Zi-Bing Tian, Xin-Jun Yu, Sheng-Jiao Jia, Shi-Ying Xuan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5666-5671. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5666
Treatment of early gastric cancer in the Western World 
Elfriede Bollschweiler, Felix Berlth, Christoph Baltin, Stefan Mönig, Arnulf H Hölscher 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5672-5678. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5672
Pathohistological classification systems in gastric cancer: Diagnostic relevance and prognostic value 
Felix Berlth, Elfriede Bollschweiler, Uta Drebber, Arnulf H Hoelscher, Stefan Moenig 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5679-5684. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5679
Sentinel lymph node navigation surgery for early stage gastric cancer 
Norio Mitsumori, Hiroshi Nimura, Naoto Takahashi, Masahiko Kawamura, Hiroaki Aoki, Atsuo Shida, Nobuo Omura, Katsuhiko Yanaga 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5685-5693. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5685
Role of microRNAs in gastric cancer 
Hideyuki Ishiguro, Masahiro Kimura, Hiromitsu Takeyama 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5694-5699. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5694
miRNA polymorphisms and risk of gastric cancer in Asian population 
Hai-Bing Hua, Ting-Ting Yan, Qing-Min Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5700-5707. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5700
Molecular diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant hepatitis B virus 
Jeong Han Kim, Yong Kwang Park, Eun-Sook Park, Kyun-Hwan Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5708-5720. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5708
Hepatitis B virus infection and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Hua-Bang Zhou, Jing-Yi Hu, He-Ping Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5721-5729. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5721
Optimization therapy for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B 
En-Qiang Chen, Hong Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5730-5736. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5730
Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in cirrhotic patients: Systematic review 
Ashish Aggarwal, Kanika Puri, Suthat Liangpunsakul 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5737-5745. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5737
Pathogenic role of oxidative and nitrosative stress in primary biliary cirrhosis 
Ignazio Grattagliano, Giuseppe Calamita, Tiziana Cocco, David Q-H Wang, Piero Portincasa 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5746-5759. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5746
Antitubercular therapy in patients with cirrhosis: Challenges and options 
Naveen Kumar, Chandan Kumar Kedarisetty, Sachin Kumar, Vikas Khillan, Shiv Kumar Sarin 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5760-5772. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5760
Autophagy in hepatitis C virus-host interactions: Potential roles and therapeutic targets for liver-associated diseases 
Po-Yuan Ke, Steve S-L Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5773-5793. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5773
Laparoscopic splenectomy for hypersplenism secondary to liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension 
Xiao-Li Zhan, Yun Ji, Yue-Dong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5794-5800. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5794
Acute pancreatitis: The stress factor 
Marcelo G Binker, Laura I Cosen-Binker 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5801-5807. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5801
Review
Intervention on toll-like receptors in pancreatic cancer 
Juan Vaz, Roland Andersson 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5808-5817. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5808
MicroRNAs: New therapeutic targets for intestinal barrier dysfunction 
Lin Zhang, Jian Cheng, Xiao-Ming Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5818-5825. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5818
Original Article
Identification of biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma by semiquantitative immunocytochemistry 
Hong Mu, Kai-Xuan Lin, Hong Zhao, Shu Xing, Cong Li, Fang Liu, Hai-Zhen Lu, Ze Zhang, Yu-Lin Sun, Xi-Yun Yan, Jian-Qiang Cai, Xiao-Hang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5826-5838. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5826
Down-regulated γ-catenin expression is associated with tumor aggressiveness in esophageal cancer 
Wang-Kai Fang, Lian-Di Liao, Wei Gu, Bo Chen, Zhi-Yong Wu, Jian-Yi Wu, Jian Shen, Li-Yan Xu, En-Min Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5839-5848. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5839
Changes in intestinal microflora in rats with acute respiratory distress syndrome 
Yan Li, Xiang-Yong Liu, Ming-Ming Ma, Zhi-Jiang Qi, Xiao-Qiang Zhang, Zhi Li, Guo-Hong Cao, Jun Li, Wei-Wei Zhu, Xiao-Zhi Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5849-5858. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5849
Research Report
A pilot proof-of-concept study of a modified device for one-step endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage in a new experimental biliary dilatation animal model 
Tae Hoon Lee, Jun Hyuck Choi, Sang Soo Lee, Hyun Deuk Cho, Dong Wan Seo, Sang-Heum Park, Sung Koo Lee, Myung-Hwan Kim, Do Hyun Park 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5859-5866. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5859
Evidence-Based Medicine
ABCB4 mutations underlie hormonal cholestasis but not pediatric idiopathic gallstones 
Milan Jirsa, Jiří Bronský, Lenka Dvořáková, Jan Šperl, Vít Šmajstrla, Jiří Horák, Jiří Nevoral, Martin Hřebíček 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5867-5874. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5867
Clinical Trials Study
Prognostic significance of SUVmax and serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in pancreatic cancer 
Jian-Guo Zhao, Ya Hu, Quan Liao, Zhe-Yu Niu, Yu-Pei Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5875-5880. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5875
Retrospective Study
Late biliary complications in human alveolar echinococcosis are associated with high mortality 
Pascal Frei, Benjamin Misselwitz, Meher K Prakash, Alain M Schoepfer, Bettina M Prinz Vavricka, Beat Müllhaupt, Michael Fried, Kuno Lehmann, Rudolf W Ammann, Stephan R Vavricka 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5881-5888. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5881
Prospective Study
Frequency of HER2/neu overexpression in adenocarcinoma of the gastrointestinal system 
Sadaf Farzand, Tahir Siddique, Kanwal Saba, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5889-5896. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5889
Determining hepatitis C virus genotype distribution among high-risk groups in Iran using real-time PCR 
Marzieh Jamalidoust, Mandana Namayandeh, Sadaf Asaei, Nasrin Aliabadi, Mazyar Ziyaeyan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5897-5902. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5897
Meta-Analysis
Histological changes of gastric mucosa after Helicobacter pylori eradication: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Yan-Jun Kong, Hong-Gang Yi, Jun-Cheng Dai, Mu-Xin Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5903-5911. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5903
Case Report
TNF inhibitors to treat ulcerative colitis in a metastatic breast cancer patient: A case report and literature review 
Ruwaida Ben Musa, Lydia Usha, John Hibbeln, Ece A Mutlu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5912-5917. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5912
Two rare gastric hamartomatous inverted polyp cases suggest the pathogenesis of growth 
Hirohito Mori, Hideki Kobara, Takaaki Tsushimi, Shintaro Fujihara, Noriko Nishiyama, Tae Matsunaga, Maki Ayaki, Tatsuo Yachida, Tsutomu Masaki 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5918-5923. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5918
Transmesosigmoid hernia: Case report and review of literature 
Bin Li, Akram Assaf, Yun-Guo Gong, Lian-Zhong Feng, Xue-Yong Zheng, Chao-Neng Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5924-5929. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5924
Colonic metastasis after resection of primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: A case report and literature review 
Hai-Zhou Lou, Chun-Hua Wang, Hong-Ming Pan, Qin Pan, Jin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(19):5930-5934. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i19.5930