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Helicobacter pylori and autoimmune disease: Cause or bystander 
Daniel S Smyk, Andreas L Koutsoumpas, Maria G Mytilinaiou, Eirini I Rigopoulou, Lazaros I Sakkas, Dimitrios P Bogdanos 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):613-629. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.613
Helicobacter pylori gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase and its pathogenic role 
Vittorio Ricci, Maria Giannouli, Marco Romano, Raffaele Zarrilli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):630-638. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.630
Impairment of ghrelin synthesis in Helicobacter pylori-colonized stomach: New clues for the pathogenesis of H. pylori-related gastric inflammation 
Omero Alessandro Paoluzi, Del Vecchio Giovanna Blanco, Roberta Caruso, Ivan Monteleone, Giovanni Monteleone, Francesco Pallone 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):639-646. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.639
Helicobacter pylori infection in obesity and its clinical outcome after bariatric surgery 
Marilia Carabotti, Chiara D’Ercole, Angelo Iossa, Enrico Corazziari, Gianfranco Silecchia, Carola Severi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):647-653. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.647
Helicobacter pylori and pregnancy-related disorders 
Simona Cardaropoli, Alessandro Rolfo, Tullia Todros 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):654-664. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.654
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection: Which regimen first? 
Alessandro Federico, Antonietta Gerarda Gravina, Agnese Miranda, Carmela Loguercio, Marco Romano 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):665-672. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.665
Probiotics for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in children 
Lucia Pacifico, John Frederick Osborn, Enea Bonci, Sara Romaggioli, Rossella Baldini, Claudio Chiesa 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):673-683. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.673
Role of Helicobacter pylori in gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas 
Marta-Isabel Pereira, José Augusto Medeiros 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):684-698. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.684
Helicobacter pylori: Future perspectives in therapy reflecting three decades of experience 
Tajana Filipec Kanizaj, Nino Kunac 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):699-705. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.699
Helicobacter pylori-negative, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug: Negative idiopathic ulcers in Asia 
Katsunori Iijima, Takeshi Kanno, Tomoyuki Koike, Tooru Shimosegawa 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):706-713. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.706
Helicobacter pylori-associated immune thrombocytopenia: Clinical features and pathogenic mechanisms 
Masataka Kuwana 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):714-723. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.714
Efficacy of fermented milk and whey proteins in Helicobacter pylori eradication: A review 
Aarti Sachdeva, Swapnil Rawat, Jitender Nagpal 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):724-737. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.724
Minireviews
Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: Clinical features, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment strategies 
Qing-Chao Zhu, Rong-Rong Shen, Huan-Long Qin, Yu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):738-744. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.738
Original Article
Transarterial chemoembolization in Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Stage 0/A hepatocellular carcinoma 
Heung Cheol Kim, Ki Tae Suk, Dong Joon Kim, Jai Hoon Yoon, Yeon Soo Kim, Gwang Ho Baik, Jin Bong Kim, Chang Hoon Kim, Hotaik Sung, Jong Young Choi, Kwang Hyub Han, Seung Ha Park 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):745-754. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.745
Epidermal growth factor upregulates Skp2/Cks1 and p27kip1 in human extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma cells 
Ja-yeon Kim, Hong Joo Kim, Jung Ho Park, Dong Il Park, Yong Kyun Cho, Chong Il Sohn, Woo Kyu Jeon, Byung Ik Kim, Dong Hoon Kim, Seoung Wan Chae, Jin Hee Sohn 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):755-773. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.755
Shunting branch of portal vein and stent position predict survival after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt 
Ming Bai, Chuang-Ye He, Xing-Shun Qi, Zhan-Xin Yin, Jian-Hong Wang, Wen-Gang Guo, Jing Niu, Jie-Lai Xia, Zhuo-Li Zhang, Andrew C Larson, Kai-Chun Wu, Dai-Ming Fan, Guo-Hong Han 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):774-785. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.774
Brief Article
Predictors of survival in patients with established cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma treated with sorafenib 
Andrea L Inghilesi, Donatella Gallori, Lorenzo Antonuzzo, Paolo Forte, Daniela Tomcikova, Umberto Arena, Stefano Colagrande, Silvia Pradella, Bernardo Fani, Elena Gianni, Luca Boni, Giacomo Laffi, Francesco Di Costanzo, Fabio Marra 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):786-794. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.786
Bortezomib effect on E2F and cyclin family members in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines 
Daniele Baiz, Barbara Dapas, Rossella Farra, Bruna Scaggiante, Gabriele Pozzato, Fabrizio Zanconati, Nicola Fiotti, Lara Consoloni, Sara Chiaretti, Gabriele Grassi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):795-803. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.795
Systematic review: Laparoscopic fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease in partial responders to proton pump inhibitors 
Lars Lundell, Martin Bell, Magnus Ruth 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):804-813. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.804
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of inflammatory bowel diseases in Cairo, Egypt 
Serag Esmat, Mohamed El Nady, Mohamed Elfekki, Yehia Elsherif, Mazen Naga 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):814-821. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.814
Impairment of secondary peristalsis in Barrett’s esophagus by transnasal endoscopy-based testing 
Go Kobayashi, Mitsuru Kaise, Hiroshi Arakawa, Hisao Tajiri 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):822-828. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.822
Meta-Analysis
Distance management of inflammatory bowel disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis 
Vivian W Huang, Krista M Reich, Richard N Fedorak 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):829-842. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.829
Remains of the day: Biliary complications related to single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
Pierre Allemann, Nicolas Demartines, Markus Schäfer 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):843-851. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.843
Case Report
A case report of anaplastic carcinoma of the pancreas with remarkable intraductal tumor growth into the main pancreatic duct 
Mitsuyoshi Okazaki, Isamu Makino, Hirohisa Kitagawa, Shinichi Nakanuma, Hironori Hayashi, Hisatoshi Nakagawara, Tomoharu Miyashita, Hidehiro Tajima, Hiroyuki Takamura, Tetsuo Ohta 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):852-856. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.852
Primary effusion lymphoma-like lymphoma in a patient with inflammatory bowel disease 
Elchanan Nussinson, Fahmi Shibli, Azmi Shahbari, Wasseem Rock, Mazen Elias, Irit Elmalah 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):857-862. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.857
Malignant extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the pancreas: Report of two cases and review of the literature 
Yan-Tao Tian, Hao Liu, Su-Sheng Shi, Yi-Bin Xie, Quan Xu, Jian-Wei Zhang, Dong-Bing Zhao, Cheng-Feng Wang, Ying-Tai Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(3):863-868. Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.863