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Role of cardiovascular intervention as a bridge to liver transplantation 
Zankhana Raval, Matthew E Harinstein, James D Flaherty 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10651-10657. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10651
Cytomegalovirus infection in liver transplant recipients: Updates on clinical management 
Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, Elena Beam, Raymund R Razonable 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10658-10667. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10658
Recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplant 
Andrew S deLemos, Paul A Schmeltzer, Mark W Russo 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10668-10681. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10668
Changes in nutritional status after liver transplantation 
Michela Giusto, Barbara Lattanzi, Vincenza Di Gregorio, Valerio Giannelli, Cristina Lucidi, Manuela Merli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10682-10690. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10682
Using old liver grafts for liver transplantation: Where are the limits? 
Carlos Jiménez-Romero, Oscar Caso Maestro, Félix Cambra Molero, Iago Justo Alonso, Cristina Alegre Torrado, Alejandro Manrique Municio, Jorge Calvo Pulido, Carmelo Loinaz Segurola, Enrique Moreno González 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10691-10702. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10691
Corticosteroid-free immunosuppression in liver transplantation: An evidence-based review 
George Sgourakis, Georgia Dedemadi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10703-10714. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10703
Clinical mycophenolic acid monitoring in liver transplant recipients 
Hao Chen, Bing Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10715-10728. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10715
Involvement of eicosanoids in the pathogenesis of pancreatic cancer: The roles of cyclooxygenase-2 and 5-lipoxygenase 
Lawrence M Knab, Paul J Grippo, David J Bentrem 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10729-10739. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10729
Borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Definitions and management 
Nicole E Lopez, Cristina Prendergast, Andrew M Lowy 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10740-10751. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10740
Emerging role of the KRAS-PDK1 axis in pancreatic cancer 
Riccardo Ferro, Marco Falasca 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10752-10757. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10752
Role of endoscopic ultrasound in the molecular diagnosis of pancreatic cancer 
Barbara Bournet, Marion Gayral, Jérôme Torrisani, Janick Selves, Pierre Cordelier, Louis Buscail 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10758-10768. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10758
Translational research in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: Current evidence and future concepts 
Stephan Kruger, Michael Haas, Steffen Ormanns, Sibylle Bächmann, Jens T Siveke, Thomas Kirchner, Volker Heinemann, Stefan Boeck 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10769-10777. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10769
Cancer stem cells: Involvement in pancreatic cancer pathogenesis and perspectives on cancer therapeutics 
Cristiana Pistol Tanase, Ana Iulia Neagu, Laura Georgiana Necula, Cristina Mambet, Ana-Maria Enciu, Bogdan Calenic, Maria Linda Cruceru, Radu Albulescu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10790-10801. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10790
Prognostic factors related with survival in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma 
Ahmet Bilici 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10802-10812. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10802
Targeting tight junctions during epithelial to mesenchymal transition in human pancreatic cancer 
Daisuke Kyuno, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Tatsuya Ito, Tsuyoshi Kono, Yasutoshi Kimura, Masafumi Imamura, Takumi Konno, Koichi Hirata, Norimasa Sawada, Takashi Kojima 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10813-10824. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10813
Novel therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer 
Shing-Chun Tang, Yang-Chao Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10825-10844. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10825
Review
Black hairy tongue syndrome 
Grigoriy E Gurvits, Amy Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10845-10850. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10845
Noninvasive biomarkers in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Current status and a glimpse of the future 
Emer Fitzpatrick, Anil Dhawan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10851-10863. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10851
Minireviews
Update on imaging of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome 
Catherine Tomas, Philippe Soyer, Anthony Dohan, Xavier Dray, Mourad Boudiaf, Christine Hoeffel 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10864-10875. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10864
Original Article
Beneficial effect of butyrate, Lactobacillus casei and L-carnitine combination in preference to each in experimental colitis 
Mahsa Moeinian, Seyedeh Farnaz Ghasemi-Niri, Shilan Mozaffari, Amir Hossein Abdolghaffari, Maryam Baeeri, Mona Navaea-Nigjeh, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10876-10885. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10876
Oxytocin decreases colonic motility of cold water stressed rats via oxytocin receptors 
Xiao Yang, Tao-Fang Xi, Yu-Xian Li, Hai-Hong Wang, Ying Qin, Jie-Ping Zhang, Wen-Ting Cai, Meng-Ting Huang, Ji-Qiao Shen, Xi-Min Fan, Xuan-Zheng Shi, Dong-Ping Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10886-10894. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10886
Evidence-Based Medicine
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay method underestimates cortisol suppression in ulcerative colitis patients treated with oral prednisone 
Francesco Manguso, Raffaele Bennato, Giovanni Lombardi, Assunta Viola, Elisabetta Riccio, Livio Cipolletta 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10895-10899. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10895
Criteria-specific long-term survival prediction model for hepatocellular carcinoma patients after liver transplantation 
Fei Teng, Gui-Hua Wang, Yi-Feng Tao, Wen-Yuan Guo, Zheng-Xin Wang, Guo-Shan Ding, Xiao-Min Shi, Zhi-Ren Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10900-10907. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10900
Perinodular ductular reaction/epithelial cell adhesion molecule loss in small hepatic nodules 
Qin Zhang, Chuan-Shan Zhang, Qi Xin, Zhe Ma, Gui-Qiu Liu, Bing-Bing Liu, Feng-Mei Wang, Ying-Tang Gao, Zhi Du 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10908-10915. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10908
Case Control Study
Serum beta 2-microglobulin as a biomarker in inflammatory bowel disease 
Bülent Yılmaz, Seyfettin Köklü, Osman Yüksel, Serap Arslan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10916-10920. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10916
Retrospective Study
Retrieval-balloon-assisted enterography for ERCP after Billroth II gastroenterostomy and Braun anastomosis 
Wen-Guang Wu, Wen-Jie Zhang, Jun Gu, Ming-Ning Zhao, Ming Zhuang, Yi-Jing Tao, Ying-Bin Liu, Xue-Feng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10921-10926. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10921
Risk factors associated with missed colorectal flat adenoma: A multicenter retrospective tandem colonoscopy study 
Li Xiang, Qiang Zhan, Xin-Hua Zhao, Ya-Dong Wang, Sheng-Li An, Yang-Zhi Xu, Ai-Min Li, Wei Gong, Yang Bai, Fa-Chao Zhi, Si-De Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10927-10937. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10927
New strategy during complicated open appendectomy: Convert open operation to laparoscopy 
Jin-Hui Zhu, Wei Li, Kai Yu, Jia Wu, Yun Ji, Jian-Wei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10938-10943. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10938
Model based on γ-glutamyltransferase and alkaline phosphatase for hepatocellular carcinoma prognosis 
Xin-Sen Xu, Yong Wan, Si-Dong Song, Wei Chen, Run-Chen Miao, Yan-Yan Zhou, Ling-Qiang Zhang, Kai Qu, Si-Nan Liu, Yue-Lang Zhang, Ya-Feng Dong, Chang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10944-10952. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10944
Living donor liver transplantation does not increase tumor recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma compared to deceased donor transplantation 
Guang-Qin Xiao, Jiu-Lin Song, Shu Shen, Jia-Yin Yang, Lu-Nan Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10953-10959. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10953
Chemotherapy for transarterial chemoembolization in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma 
Jie Wu, Lei Song, Dan-Yi Zhao, Bing Guo, Jing Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10960-10968. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10960
Clinical Trials Study
Management of Helicobacter pylori infection in Latin America: A Delphi technique-based consensus 
Antonio Rollan, Juan Pablo Arab, M Constanza Camargo, Roberto Candia, Paul Harris, Catterina Ferreccio, Charles S Rabkin, Juan Cristóbal Gana, Pablo Cortés, Rolando Herrero, Luisa Durán, Apolinaria García, Claudio Toledo, Alberto Espino, Nicole Lustig, Alberto Sarfatis, Catalina Figueroa, Javier Torres, Arnoldo Riquelme 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10969-10983. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10969
Observational Study
Age-related differences in response to peginterferon alfa-2a/ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection 
Claudia Roeder, Sabine Jordan, Julian Schulze zur Wiesch, Heike Pfeiffer-Vornkahl, Dietrich Hueppe, Stefan Mauss, Elmar Zehnter, Sabine Stoll, Ulrich Alshuth, Ansgar W Lohse, Stefan Lueth 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10984-10993. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10984
Clinical and endoscopic characteristics of drug-induced esophagitis 
Su Hwan Kim, Ji Bong Jeong, Ji Won Kim, Seong-Joon Koh, Byeong Gwan Kim, Kook Lae Lee, Mee Soo Chang, Jong Pil Im, Hyoun Woo Kang, Cheol Min Shin 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):10994-10999. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.10994
Randomized Controlled Trial
Randomized controlled trial: Moxibustion and acupuncture for the treatment of Crohn’s disease 
Chun-Hui Bao, Ji-Meng Zhao, Hui-Rong Liu, Yuan Lu, Yi-Fang Zhu, Yin Shi, Zhi-Jun Weng, Hui Feng, Xin Guan, Jing Li, Wei-Feng Chen, Lu-Yi Wu, Xiao-Ming Jin, Chuan-Zi Dou, Huan-Gan Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):11000-11011. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.11000
Muscovite is protective against non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced small bowel injury 
Chen Huang, Bin Lu, Yi-Hong Fan, Lu Zhang, Ning Jiang, Shuo Zhang, Li-Na Meng 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):11012-11018. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.11012
Case Report
Significance of feeding dysfunction in eosinophilic esophagitis 
Calies Menard-Katcher, Michelle Henry, Glenn T Furuta, Dan Atkins, Nancy Creskoff Maune, Angela M Haas 
World J Gastroenterol 20(31):11019-11022. Published online Aug 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i31.11019