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Alcohol and hepatocellular carcinoma: A review and a point of view 
Gianni Testino, Silvia Leone, Paolo Borro 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):15943-15954. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.15943
Histopathology of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Manuel Schlageter, Luigi Maria Terracciano, Salvatore D’Angelo, Paolo Sorrentino 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):15955-15964. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.15955
New treatments for chronic hepatitis C: An overview for paediatricians 
Daniele Serranti, Giuseppe Indolfi, Massimo Resti 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):15965-15974. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.15965
Impact of lipids and lipoproteins on hepatitis C virus infection and virus neutralization 
Koen Vercauteren, Ahmed Atef Mesalam, Geert Leroux-Roels, Philip Meuleman 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):15975-15991. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.15975
Hepatitis C virus molecular evolution: Transmission, disease progression and antiviral therapy 
Maria Victoria Preciado, Pamela Valva, Alejandro Escobar-Gutierrez, Paula Rahal, Karina Ruiz-Tovar, Lilian Yamasaki, Carlos Vazquez-Chacon, Armando Martinez-Guarneros, Juan Carlos Carpio-Pedroza, Salvador Fonseca-Coronado, Mayra Cruz-Rivera 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):15992-16013. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.15992
Risk of infections associated with biological treatment in inflammatory bowel disease 
Nynne Nyboe Andersen, Tine Jess 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16014-16019. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16014
Colorectal stenting: An advanced approach to malignant colorectal obstruction 
Sung Pil Hong, Tae Il Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16020-16028. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16020
CYP2C19 polymorphism influences Helicobacter pylori eradication 
Chao-Hung Kuo, Chien-Yu Lu, Hsiang-Yao Shih, Chung-Jung Liu, Meng-Chieh Wu, Huang-Ming Hu, Wen-Hung Hsu, Fang-Jung Yu, Deng-Chyang Wu, Fu-Chen Kuo 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16029-16036. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16029
Potent antiviral therapy improves survival in acute on chronic liver failure due to hepatitis B virus reactivation 
Cyriac Abby Philips, Shiv Kumar Sarin 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16037-16052. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16037
Management of chronic hepatitis B in severe liver disease 
James Fung, Ching-Lung Lai, Man-Fung Yuen 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16053-16061. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16053
Archaea and the human gut: New beginning of an old story 
Nadia Gaci, Guillaume Borrel, William Tottey, Paul William O’Toole, Jean-François Brugère 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16062-16078. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16062
Gut microbiota and metabolic syndrome 
Davide Festi, Ramona Schiumerini, Leonardo Henry Eusebi, Giovanni Marasco, Martina Taddia, Antonio Colecchia 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16079-16094. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16079
Probiotics in dietary guidelines and clinical recommendations outside the European Union 
Stephan Ebner, Linda N Smug, Wolfgang Kneifel, Seppo J Salminen, Mary Ellen Sanders 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16095-16100. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16095
Enteral nutrition and immune modulation of acute pancreatitis 
Refaat A Hegazi, Tiffany DeWitt 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16101-16105. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16101
Surgical management of necrotizing pancreatitis: An overview 
George Kokosis, Alexander Perez, Theodore N Pappas 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16106-16112. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16106
New tools for optimizing fluid resuscitation in acute pancreatitis 
Perrine Bortolotti, Fabienne Saulnier, Delphine Colling, Alban Redheuil, Sebastien Preau 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16113-16122. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16113
Enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis: A review of the current evidence 
Attila Oláh, Laszlo Romics Jr 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16123-16131. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16123
Management of chronic pancreatitis complicated with a bleeding pseudoaneurysm 
Kun-Chun Chiang, Tsung-Hsing Chen, Jun-Te Hsu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16132-16137. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16132
Study on acute recent stage pancreatitis 
Ye-Chen Feng, Min Wang, Feng Zhu, Ren-Yi Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16138-16145. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16138
Calcium signaling of pancreatic acinar cells in the pathogenesis of pancreatitis 
Jun Li, Rui Zhou, Jian Zhang, Zong-Fang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16146-16152. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16146
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal neoplasms: A review 
Taku Sakamoto, Genki Mori, Masayoshi Yamada, Yuzuru Kinjo, Eriko So, Seiichiro Abe, Yosuke Otake, Takeshi Nakajima, Takahisa Matsuda, Yutaka Saito 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16153-16158. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16153
Review
Mitochondrial DNA alterations in the progression of gastric carcinomas: Unexplored issues and future research needs 
Luciana Rigoli, Rosario Alberto Caruso 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16159-16166. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16159
Effect of liver regeneration on malignant hepatic tumors 
Ji-Hua Shi, Pål-Dag Line 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16167-16177. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16167
Minireviews
Management of malignant colon polyps: Current status and controversies 
Cary B Aarons, Skandan Shanmugan, Joshua IS Bleier 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16178-16183. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16178
Ribavirin induced hemolysis: A novel mechanism of action against chronic hepatitis C virus infection 
Kaartik Soota, Benedict Maliakkal 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16184-16190. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16184
Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided endoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts and walled-off necrosis: New technical developments 
Barbara Braden, Christoph F Dietrich 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16191-16196. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16191
Hepatitis C infection and lymphoproliferative disease: Accidental comorbidities? 
Tawfik Khoury, Shmuel Chen, Tomer Adar, E Ollech Jacob, Meir Mizrahi 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16197-16202. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16197
Original Article
Polyethylene glycol rinse solution: An effective way to prevent ischemia-reperfusion injury 
Mohamed Amine Zaouali, Mohamed Bejaoui, Maria Calvo, Emma Folch-Puy, Eirini Pantazi, Gianfranco Pasut, Antoni Rimola, Hassen Ben Abdennebi, René Adam, Joan Roselló-Catafau 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16203-16214. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16203
Ehealth: Low FODMAP diet vs Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in irritable bowel syndrome 
Natalia Pedersen, Nynne Nyboe Andersen, Zsuzsanna Végh, Lisbeth Jensen, Dorit Vedel Ankersen, Maria Felding, Mette Hestetun Simonsen, Johan Burisch, Pia Munkholm 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16215-16226. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16215
MK-0626, a selective DPP-4 inhibitor, attenuates hepatic steatosis in ob/ob mice 
Tatsuya Ohyama, Ken Sato, Yuichi Yamazaki, Hiroaki Hashizume, Norio Horiguchi, Satoru Kakizaki, Masatomo Mori, Motoyasu Kusano, Masanobu Yamada 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16227-16235. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16227
Retrospective Study
Budd-Chiari syndrome: A single-center experience 
Tanya M Pavri, Alan Herbst, Rajender Reddy, Kimberly A Forde 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16236-16244. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16236
Different antibiotic susceptibility between antrum and corpus of the stomach, a possible reason for treatment failure of Helicobacter pylori infection 
Michael Selgrad, Ina Tammer, Cosima Langner, Jan Bornschein, Julia Meißle, Arne Kandulski, Mariya Varbanova, Thomas Wex, Dirk Schlüter, Peter Malfertheiner 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16245-16251. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16245
Characteristics and long-term prognosis of patients with rectal neuroendocrine tumors 
Yihebali Chi, Feng Du, Hong Zhao, Jin-Wan Wang, Jian-Qiang Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16252-16257. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16252
Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase CB association with preoperative radiotherapy response in rectal adenocarcinoma 
Wei-Dong Yu, Yi-Fan Peng, Hong-Da Pan, Lin Wang, Kun Li, Jin Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16258-16267. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16258
Insulin-like growth factor receptor-1 overexpression is associated with poor response of rectal cancers to radiotherapy 
Xiao-Yu Wu, Zhen-Feng Wu, Qin-Hong Cao, Che Chen, Zhi-Wei Chen, Zhe Xu, Wei-Su Li, Fu-Kun Liu, Xue-Quan Yao, Gang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16268-16274. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16268
Feasibility and safety of sorafenib treatment in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with spontaneous rupture 
Shun-Zhen Zheng, De-Jie Liu, Ping Sun, Guang-Sheng Yu, Yan-Tian Xu, Wei Gong, Jun Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16275-16281. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16275
Clinical Trials Study
Preventing and localizing esophagogastric anastomosis leakage by sleeve-wrapping of the pedicled omentum 
Quan-Xing Liu, Xu-Feng Deng, Bing Hou, Jia-Xin Min, Ji-Gang Dai 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16282-16286. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16282
Observational Study
Multipurpose use of the over-the-scope-clip system (“Bear claw”) in the gastrointestinal tract: Swiss experience in a tertiary center 
Michael Christian Sulz, Reto Bertolini, Remus Frei, Gian-Marco Semadeni, Jan Borovicka, Christa Meyenberger 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16287-16292. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16287
Functional gastrointestinal disorders in eating disorder patients: Altered distribution and predictors using ROME III compared to ROME II criteria 
Xiaojie Wang, Georgina M Luscombe, Catherine Boyd, John Kellow, Suzanne Abraham 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16293-16299. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16293
Prospective Study
Screening polypectomy rates below quality benchmarks: A prospective study 
Maida J Sewitch, Mengzhu Jiang, Mélanie Fon Sing, Alan Barkun, Lawrence Joseph 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16300-16305. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16300
Magnifying narrow-band imaging with acetic acid to diagnose early colorectal cancer 
Norihiro Goto, Toshihiro Kusaka, Yumi Tomita, Hideyuki Tanaka, Yoshio Itokawa, Yorimitsu Koshikawa, Daisuke Yamaguchi, Yoshitaka Nakai, Shigehiko Fujii, Hiroyuki Kokuryu 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16306-16310. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16306
Surveillance using trimodal imaging endoscopy after endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial gastric neoplasia 
Hiroyuki Imaeda, Naoki Hosoe, Kazuhiro Kashiwagi, Yosuke Ida, Rieko Nakamura, Hidekazu Suzuki, Yoshimasa Saito, Naohisa Yahagi, Yasushi Iwao, Yuko Kitagawa, Toshifumi Hibi, Haruhiko Ogata, Takanori Kanai 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16311-16317. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16311
Randomized Controlled Trial
Two-week treatment with proton pump inhibitor is sufficient for healing post endoscopic submucosal dissection ulcers 
Makoto Arai, Tomoaki Matsumura, Kenichiro Okimoto, Arata Oyamada, Keiko Saito, Shoko Minemura, Daisuke Maruoka, Takeshi Tanaka, Tomoo Nakagawa, Tatsuro Katsuno, Osamu Yokosuka 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16318-16322. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16318
Randomized Clinical Trial
Lubiprostone vs Senna in postoperative orthopedic surgery patients with opioid-induced constipation: A double-blind, active-comparator trial 
Christina M Marciniak, Santiago Toledo, Jungwha Lee, Michael Jesselson, Jillian Bateman, Benjamin Grover, Joy Tierny 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16323-16333. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16323
Meta-Analysis
Diagnostic value of interleukin-8 in colorectal cancer: A case-control study and meta-analysis 
Wen-Jun Jin, Jin-Ming Xu, Wen-Li Xu, Dong-Hua Gu, Pei-Wei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16334-16342. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16334
Case Report
Isolated repeated anastomotic recurrence after sigmoidectomy 
Giovanni Conzo, Claudio Mauriello, Claudio Gambardella, Fabio Cavallo, Ernesto Tartaglia, Salvatore Napolitano, Luigi Santini 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16343-16348. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16343
Intestinal infarction by internal hernia in Petersen’s space after laparoscopic gastric bypass 
Massimiliano Fabozzi, Riccardo Brachet Contul, Paolo Millo, Rosaldo Allieta 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16349-16354. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16349
Ciliated hepatic foregut cyst with high intra-cystic carbohydrate antigen 19-9 level 
Ziv Ben Ari, Oranit Cohen-Ezra, Jonathan Weidenfeld, Tania Bradichevsky, Ella Weitzman, Uri Rimon, Yael Inbar, Michal Amitai, Barak Bar-Zachai, Roni Eshkenazy, Arie Ariche, Daniel Azoulay 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16355-16358. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16355
Giant primary angiosarcoma of the small intestine showing severe sepsis 
Mizuna Takahashi, Masanori Ohara, Noriko Kimura, Hiromitsu Domen, Takumi Yamabuki, Kazuteru Komuro, Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Satoshi Hirano, Nozomu Iwashiro 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16359-16363. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16359
Acute idiopathic pancreatitis in pregnancy: A case study 
Ji Yeon Kim, Sung Hoon Jung, Hyung Wook Choi, Dong Jin Song, Cheol Yoon Jeong, Dong Hyun Lee, Il Soon Whang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16364-16367. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16364
Fecal microbiota transplantation and prednisone for severe eosinophilic gastroenteritis 
Yi-Xuan Dai, Chuan-Bing Shi, Bo-Ta Cui, Min Wang, Guo-Zhong Ji, Fa-Ming Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16368-16371. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16368
Hepatic actinomycosis: Report of one case and analysis of 32 previously reported cases 
Xing-Xiang Yang, Jian-Mei Lin, Kai-Ju Xu, Shu-Qiang Wang, Ting-Ting Luo, Xiao-Xia Geng, Ren-Gang Huang, Nan Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16372-16376. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16372
Extensive calcifications in portal venous system in a patient with hepatocarcinoma 
Cheng-En Wang, Cheng-Jian Sun, Shuai Huang, Yan-Hua Wang, Ling-Ling Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16377-16380. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16377
A huge adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas with sarcomatoid change: An unusual case report 
Bao-Chun Lu, Chen Wang, Jian-Hua Yu, Zhi-Hong Shen, Jian-Hui Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16381-16386. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16381
Letters To The Editor
Red cell distribution width and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis 
Yasemin Gulcan Kurt, Tuncer Cayci, Fevzi Nuri Aydin, Mehmet Agilli 
World J Gastroenterol 20(43):16387-16388. Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16387