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Non-pulmonary allergic diseases and inflammatory bowel disease: A qualitative review 
David S Kotlyar, Mili Shum, Jennifer Hsieh, Wojciech Blonski, David A Greenwald 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11023-11032. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11023
Topic Highlight
Chronic hepatitis C and liver fibrosis 
Giada Sebastiani, Konstantinos Gkouvatsos, Kostas Pantopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11033-11053. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11033
Hepatitis C virus and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: Pathogenesis, behavior and treatment 
Carlo Visco, Silvia Finotto 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11054-11061. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11054
Beyond the Pediatric end-stage liver disease system: Solutions for infants with biliary atresia requiring liver transplant 
Mary Elizabeth M Tessier, Sanjiv Harpavat, Ross W Shepherd, Girish S Hiremath, Mary L Brandt, Amy Fisher, John A Goss 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11062-11068. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11062
Natural history, treatment and prevention of hepatitis C recurrence after liver transplantation: Past, present and future 
Jérôme Dumortier, Olivier Boillot, Jean-Yves Scoazec 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11069-11079. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11069
Postoperative biliary adverse events following orthotopic liver transplantation: Assessment with magnetic resonance cholangiography 
Piero Boraschi, Francescamaria Donati 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11080-11094. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11080
Post-liver transplant hepatitis C virus recurrence: An unresolved thorny problem 
Alberto Grassi, Giorgio Ballardini 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11095-11115. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11095
Genetic variants of innate immune receptors and infections after liver transplantation 
Gemma Sanclemente, Asuncion Moreno, Miquel Navasa, Francisco Lozano, Carlos Cervera 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11116-11130. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11116
Hepatic hemodynamic changes during liver transplantation: A review 
An-Chieh Feng, Hsiu-Lung Fan, Teng-Wei Chen, Chung-Bao Hsieh 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11131-11141. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11131
Therapeutic options for the management of pancreatic cancer 
Maria L Rossi, Azeem A Rehman, Christopher S Gondi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11142-11159. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11142
Complex role for the immune system in initiation and progression of pancreatic cancer 
Kristin S Inman, Amanda A Francis, Nicole R Murray 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11160-11181. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11160
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: Risk factors, screening, and early detection 
Andrew E Becker, Yasmin G Hernandez, Harold Frucht, Aimee L Lucas 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11182-11198. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11182
MicroRNAs as emerging biomarkers and therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer 
Marion Gayral, Sébastien Jo, Naima Hanoun, Alix Vignolle-Vidoni, Hubert Lulka, Yannick Delpu, Aline Meulle, Marlène Dufresne, Marine Humeau, Maël Chalret du Rieu, Barbara Bournet, Janick Sèlves, Rosine Guimbaud, Nicolas Carrère, Louis Buscail, Jérôme Torrisani, Pierre Cordelier 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11199-11209. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11199
Selection criteria in resectable pancreatic cancer: A biological and morphological approach 
Domenico Tamburrino, Stefano Partelli, Stefano Crippa, Alberto Manzoni, Angela Maurizi, Massimo Falconi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11210-11215. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11210
Pancreatic cancer and its stroma: A conspiracy theory 
Zhihong Xu, Srinivasa P Pothula, Jeremy S Wilson, Minoti V Apte 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11216-11229. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11216
Strategies for early detection of resectable pancreatic cancer 
Keiichi Okano, Yasuyuki Suzuki 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11230-11240. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11230
Advances in pancreatic cancer research: Moving towards early detection 
Xiang-Yi He, Yao-Zong Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11241-11248. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11241
Review
Multidisciplinary treatment of rectal cancer in 2014: Where are we going? 
Andrea Vignali, Paola De Nardi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11249-11261. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11249
Multimodality magnetic resonance imaging in hepatic encephalopathy: An update 
Xiao-Dong Zhang, Long-Jiang Zhang, Sheng-Yong Wu, Guang-Ming Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11262-11272. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11262
Enteric glial cells and their role in the intestinal epithelial barrier 
Yan-Bo Yu, Yan-Qing Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11273-11280. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11273
Minireviews
Hepatitis C in the pediatric population: Transmission, natural history, treatment and liver transplantation 
Saira Khaderi, Ross Shepherd, John A Goss, Daniel H Leung 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11281-11286. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11281
Original Article
Effect of GP73 silencing on proliferation and apoptosis in hepatocellular cancer 
Yu-Long Zhang, You-Cheng Zhang, Wei Han, Yu-Min Li, Geng-Nian Wang, Shao Yuan, Feng-Xian Wei, Jia-Feng Wang, Jian-Jun Jiang, Ya-Wu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11287-11296. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11287
Role of moxibustion in inflammatory responses during treatment of rat ulcerative colitis 
Yang Han, Tie-Ming Ma, Mao-Lin Lu, Lu Ren, Xian-De Ma, Zeng-Hua Bai 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11297-11304. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11297
Research Report
Role of the 13C-methacetin breath test in the assessment of acute liver injury in a rat model 
Dong Zhu, Hui Zhang, Jing-Yi Mao, Hong-Yan Wang, Xin Li, You-Qing Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11305-11312. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11305
Case Control Study
Lower serum folate is associated with development and invasiveness of gastric cancer 
Teng-Yu Lee, En-Pei Chiang, Yin-Ting Shih, Hsien-Yuan Lane, Jaw-Town Lin, Chun-Ying Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11313-11320. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11313
Retrospective Cohort Study
Electrocardiograms changes in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders on low dose amitriptyline 
Ashish Chogle, Miguel Saps 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11321-11325. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11321
Retrospective Study
Hospitalization for variceal hemorrhage in an era with more prevalent cirrhosis 
Nicholas Lim, Michael J Desarno, Steven D Lidofsky, Eric Ganguly 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11326-11332. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11326
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the liver as a rare indication for liver transplantation 
Piotr Remiszewski, Ewa Szczerba, Piotr Kalinowski, Beata Gierej, Krzysztof Dudek, Mariusz Grodzicki, Marcin Kotulski, Rafał Paluszkiewicz, Waldemar Patkowski, Krzysztof Zieniewicz, Marek Krawczyk 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11333-11339. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11333
Decreased expression of miR-133a correlates with poor prognosis in colorectal cancer patients 
Li-Li Wang, Lu-Tao Du, Juan Li, Yi-Min Liu, Ai-Lin Qu, Yong-Mei Yang, Xin Zhang, Gui-Xi Zheng, Chuan-Xin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11340-11346. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11340
MicroRNA-218 is upregulated in gastric cancer after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy and increases chemosensitivity to cisplatin 
Xiang-Liang Zhang, Hui-Juan Shi, Ji-Ping Wang, Hong-Sheng Tang, Yin-Bing Wu, Zhi-Yuan Fang, Shu-Zhong Cui, Lian-Tang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11347-11355. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11347
Effect of low-dose tacrolimus with mycophenolate mofetil on renal function following liver transplantation 
Jing-Cheng Hao, Wen-Tao Wang, Lu-Nan Yan, Bo Li, Tian-Fu Wen, Jia-Yin Yang, Ming-Qing Xu, Ji-Chun Zhao, Yong-Gang Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11356-11362. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11356
''Minimizing tacrolimus'' strategy and long-term survival after liver transplantation 
Jun-Jun Jia, Bin-Yi Lin, Jiang-Juan He, Lei Geng, Dhruba Kadel, Li Wang, Dong-Dong Yu, Tian Shen, Zhe Yang, Yu-Fu Ye, Lin Zhou, Shu-Sen Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11363-11369. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11363
Gastrointestinal symptoms: A comparison between patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis 
Rui Dong, Zhi-Yong Guo, Jia-Rong Ding, Yang-Yang Zhou, Hao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11370-11375. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11370
Laparoscopic spleen-preserving splenic hilar lymphadenectomy in 108 consecutive patients with upper gastric cancer 
Ping Li, Chang-Ming Huang, Chao-Hui Zheng, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Jun Lu, Yi Wang, Qi-Yue Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11376-11383. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11376
Observational Study
Adjuvant heparanase inhibitor PI-88 therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence 
Chun-Jen Liu, Juliana Chang, Po-Huang Lee, Deng-Yn Lin, Cheng-Chung Wu, Long-Bin Jeng, Yih-Jyh Lin, King-Tong Mok, Wei-Chen Lee, Hong-Zen Yeh, Ming-Chih Ho, Sheng-Shun Yang, Mei-Due Yang, Ming-Chin Yu, Rey-Heng Hu, Cheng-Yuan Peng, Kuan-Lang Lai, Stanley Shi-Chung Chang, Pei-Jer Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11384-11393. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11384
Utility of the Asia-Pacific colorectal screening scoring system and the presence of metabolic syndrome components in screening for sporadic colorectal cancer 
Jiang-Yuan Wang, Zhen-Tao Li, Yuan-Min Zhu, Wen-Chao Wang, Yan Ma, Yu-Lan Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11394-11399. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11394
Clinical efficacy of tolvaptan for treatment of refractory ascites in liver cirrhosis patients 
Xin Zhang, Shu-Zhen Wang, Jun-Fu Zheng, Wen-Min Zhao, Peng Li, Chun-Lei Fan, Bing Li, Pei-Ling Dong, Lei Li, Hui-Guo Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11400-11405. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11400
Randomized Controlled Trial
Glutamine prevents oxidative stress in a model of mesenteric ischemia and reperfusion 
Gilmara Pandolfo Zabot, Gustavo Franco Carvalhal, Norma Possa Marroni, Renata Minuzzo Hartmann, Vinícius Duval da Silva, Henrique Sarubbi Fillmann 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11406-11414. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11406
Randomized Clinical Trial
Furazolidone-based triple and quadruple eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection 
Yong Xie, Yin Zhu, Hong Zhou, Zhi-Fa Lu, Zhen Yang, Xu Shu, Xiao-Bai Guo, Hui-Zhen Fan, Jian-Hua Tang, Xue-Ping Zeng, Jian-Bo Wen, Xiao-Qing Li, Xing-Xing He, Jiu-Hong Ma, Dong-Sheng Liu, Cai-Bin Huang, Ning-Jian Xu, Nong-Rong Wang, Nong-Hua Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11415-11421. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11415
Efficacy of tandospirone in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea and anxiety 
Ling Lan, Yu-Long Chen, Hao Zhang, Bai-Ling Jia, Yan-Jun Chu, Jin Wang, Shi-Xiao Tang, Guo-Dong Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11422-11428. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11422
Meta-Analysis
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T and A1298C polymorphisms and gastric cancer susceptibility 
Lei-Zhou Xia, Yi Liu, Xiao-Zhou Xu, Peng-Cheng Jiang, Gui Ma, Xue-Feng Bu, Yong-Jun Zhang, Feng Yu, Ke-Sen Xu, Hua Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11429-11438. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11429
Case Report
First report of colonoscopic closure of a gastrocolocutaneous PEG migration with over-the-scope-clip-system 
Reto Bertolini, Christa Meyenberger, Michael Christian Sulz 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11439-11442. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11439
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A real diagnostic challenge 
Carlos Alberto García López, Fernando Laredo-Sánchez, José Malagón-Rangel, Miguel G Flores-Padilla, Haiko Nellen-Hummel 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11443-11450. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11443
Three-dimensional imaging identified the accessory bile duct in a patient with cholangiocarcinoma 
Ryoichi Miyamoto, Yukio Oshiro, Shinji Hashimoto, Keisuke Kohno, Kiyoshi Fukunaga, Tatsuya Oda, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11451-11455. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11451
Rare case of omentum-wrapped abscess caused by a fish bone penetrating the terminal ileum 
Chuan-Xing Wu, Bao-Qiang Wu, Yun-Fei Duan, Dong-Lin Sun, Yong Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11456-11459. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11456
Letters To The Editor
Role of over the scope clips in the management of iatrogenic gastrointestinal perforations 
Kinesh Changela, Muhhamad A Virk, Niravkumar Patel, Sushil Duddempudi, Mahesh Krishnaiah, Sury Anand 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11460-11462. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11460
Nonselective β-blockers may induce development of portal vein thrombosis in cirrhosis 
Xing-Shun Qi, Ming Bai, Dai-Ming Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 20(32):11463-11466. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11463