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Mesopancreas: A boundless structure, namely the rationale for dissection of the paraaortic area in pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic head carcinoma 
Nadia Peparini 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2865-2870. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2865
Targeted therapy in first line treatment of RAS wild type colorectal cancer 
Vincenzo Formica, Mario Roselli 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2871-2874. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2871
Review
Chemokine ligand 2 and paraoxonase-1 in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: The search for alternative causative factors 
Jordi Camps, Jorge Joven 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2875-2882. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2875
To be or not to be: The host genetic factor and beyond in Helicobacter pylori mediated gastro-duodenal diseases 
Dipanjana Datta De, Susanta Roychoudhury 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2883-2895. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2883
Minireviews
Endoscopic and histologic characteristics of serrated lesions 
Driffa Moussata, Gilles Boschetti, Marion Chauvenet, Karine Stroeymeyt, Stéphane Nancey, Françoise Berger, Thierry Lecomte, Bernard Flourié 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2896-2904. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2896
Basic Study
Prevalence of human papillomavirus in esophageal carcinoma in Tangshan, China 
Mohammadreza Mohammadzad Mehryar, Shu-Ying Li, Hong-Wei Liu, Fan Li, Fang Zhang, Yu-Bai Zhou, Yi Zeng, Jin-Tao Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2905-2911. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2905
Inhibitory effect of TongXie-YaoFang formula on colonic contraction in rats 
Cheng Yang, Sheng-Sheng Zhang, Xiao-Ling Li, Zheng-Fang Wang, Lu-Qing Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2912-2917. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2912
Improved method increases sensitivity for circulating hepatocellular carcinoma cells 
Hui-Ying Liu, Hai-Hua Qian, Xiao-Feng Zhang, Jun Li, Xia Yang, Bin Sun, Jun-Yong Ma, Lei Chen, Zheng-Feng Yin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2918-2925. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2918
Anti-proliferation effects of Twist gene silencing in gastric cancer SGC7901 cells 
Hui Zhang, Jian Gong, Di Kong, Hong-Yi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2926-2936. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2926
Heme oxygenase-1 protects rat liver against warm ischemia/reperfusion injury via TLR2/TLR4-triggered signaling pathways 
Han-Fei Huang, Zhong Zeng, Kun-Hua Wang, Hai-Yan Zhang, Shuai Wang, Wen-Xiang Zhou, Zhan-Bo Wang, Wang-Gang Xu, Jian Duan 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2937-2948. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2937
Tumor suppressor role of miR-133a in gastric cancer by repressing IGF1R 
Yu Gong, Jun Ren, Kun Liu, Li-Ming Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2949-2958. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2949
Increased VGLUT3 involved in visceral hyperalgesia in a rat model of irritable bowel syndrome 
Chang-Qing Yang, Li-Ping Duan, Pei-Tang Qiao, Li Zhao, Li-Li Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2959-2966. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2959
Retrospective Study
Indeterminate pulmonary nodules in colorectal cancer 
Eun-Joo Jung, Su-Ran Kim, Chun-Geun Ryu, Jin Hee Paik, Jeong Geun Yi, Dae-Yong Hwang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2967-2972. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2967
Intracorporeal esophagojejunostomy using the double stapling technique after laparoscopic total gastrectomy: A retrospective case-series study 
Jae Hun Kim, Chang In Choi, Dong Il Kim, Dae Hwan Kim, Tae Yong Jeon, Dong Heon Kim, Do Youn Park 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2973-2981. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2973
Endoscopic resection using band ligation for esophageal SMT in less than 10 mm 
Joung Boom Hong, Cheol Woong Choi, Hyung Wook Kim, Dae Hwan Kang, Su Bum Park, Su Jin Kim, Dong Jun Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2982-2987. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2982
Cross-modality PET/CT and contrast-enhanced CT imaging for pancreatic cancer 
Jian Zhang, Chang-Jing Zuo, Ning-Yang Jia, Jian-Hua Wang, Sheng-Ping Hu, Zhong-Fei Yu, Yuan Zheng, An-Yu Zhang, Xiao-Yuan Feng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2988-2996. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2988
Clinical outcome of medium-sized hepatocellular carcinoma treated with microwave ablation 
Ai-Xue Sun, Zhi-Li Cheng, Pan-Pan Wu, Yue-Hong Sheng, Xiu-Juan Qu, Wen Lu, Cheng-Gong Zhao, Guo-Jun Qian 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):2997-3004. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.2997
Observational Study
Corticosteroid therapy in ulcerative colitis: Clinical response and predictors 
Jin Li, Fan Wang, Hong-Jie Zhang, Jian-Qiu Sheng, Wen-Feng Yan, Min-Xing Ma, Ru-Ying Fan, Fang Gu, Chuan-Feng Li, Da-Fan Chen, Ping Zheng, Yu-Pei Gu, Qian Cao, Hong Yang, Jia-Ming Qian, Pin-Jin Hu, Bing Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3005-3015. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3005
Prospective Study
Evaluation of the prognostic value of liver stiffness in patients with hepatitis C virus treated with triple or dual antiviral therapy: A prospective pilot study 
Cristina Stasi, Alessia Piluso, Umberto Arena, Elena Salomoni, Paolo Montalto, Monica Monti, Barbara Boldrini, Giampaolo Corti, Fabio Marra, Giacomo Laffi, Stefano Milani, Anna Linda Zignego 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3013-3019. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3013
Adipokines levels are associated with the severity of liver disease in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis 
Maria Kalafateli, Christos Triantos, Emmanuel Tsochatzis, Marina Michalaki, Efstratios Koutroumpakis, Konstantinos Thomopoulos, Venetsanea Kyriazopoulou, Eleni Jelastopulu, Andrew Burroughs, Chryssoula Lambropoulou-Karatza, Vasiliki Nikolopoulou 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3020-3029. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3020
Gastroesophageal reflux in asymptomatic obese subjects: An esophageal impedance-pH study 
Filiz Akyüz, Ahmet Uyanıkoglu, Fatih Ermis, Serpil Arıcı, Ümit Akyüz, Bülent Baran, Binnur Pinarbasi, Nurdan Gul 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3030-3034. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3030
C-arm Lipiodol CT in transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for small hepatocellular carcinoma 
Jian-Jun Li, Jia-Sheng Zheng, Shi-Chang Cui, Xiong-Wei Cui, Cai-Xia Hu, Da Fang, Lin-Chao Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3035-3040. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3035
Randomized Controlled Trial
Electrolyte changes after bowel preparation for colonoscopy: A randomized controlled multicenter trial 
Kyong Joo Lee, Hong Jun Park, Hyun-Soo Kim, Kwang Ho Baik, Yeon Soo Kim, Sung Chul Park, Hyun Il Seo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3041-3048. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3041
Evidence-Based Medicine
Prognostic value of 18F-FDG PET/CT in liver transplantation for hepatocarcinoma 
Olivier Detry, Laurence Govaerts, Arnaud Deroover, Morgan Vandermeulen, Nicolas Meurisse, Serge Malenga, Noella Bletard, Charles Mbendi, Anne Lamproye, Pierre Honoré, Paul Meunier, Jean Delwaide, Roland Hustinx 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3049-3054. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3049
Decaprenyl diphosphate synthase subunit 2 as a prognosis factor in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Wei Huang, Fei Gao, Kang Li, Wen Wang, Ya-Rou Lai, Shao-Hui Tang, Dong-Hua Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3055-3065. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3055
Systematic Reviews
Cutaneous metastasis of cholangiocarcinoma 
Min Liu, Bai-Long Liu, Bin Liu, Liang Guo, Qiang Wang, Yan-Qiu Song, Li-Hua Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3066-3071. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3066
Meta-Analysis
Effectiveness of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome: Updated systematic review with meta-analysis 
Tina Didari, Shilan Mozaffari, Shekoufeh Nikfar, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3072-3084. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3072
Association between diabetes mellitus and gastroesophageal reflux disease: A meta-analysis 
Xiao-Meng Sun, Jia-Cheng Tan, Ying Zhu, Lin Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3085-3092. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3085
Outcomes for jejunal interposition reconstruction compared with Roux-en-Y anastomosis: A meta-analysis 
Kai-Xi Fan, Zhong-Fa Xu, Mei-Rong Wang, Dao-Tang Li, Xiang-Shan Yang, Jing Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3093-3099. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3093
Nonselective beta-blockers in cirrhotic patients with no or small varices: A meta-analysis 
Xing-Shun Qi, Yong-Xin Bao, Ming Bai, Wen-Da Xu, Jun-Na Dai, Xiao-Zhong Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3100-3108. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3100
Case Report
Successful surgical management of ruptured umbilical hernias in cirrhotic patients 
Nikolaos A Chatzizacharias, J Andrew Bradley, Simon Harper, Andrew Butler, Asif Jah, Emmanuel Huguet, Raaj K Praseedom, Michael Allison, Paul Gibbs 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3109-3113. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3109
Recurrent intussusception as initial manifestation of primary intestinal melanoma: Case report and literature review 
Konstantinos Kouladouros, Daniel Gärtner, Steffen Münch, Mario Paul, Michael R Schön 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3114-3120. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3114
Esophageal diverticulum exposed during endoscopic submucosal dissection of superficial cancer 
Shinwa Tanaka, Takashi Toyonaga, Yoshiko Ohara, Tetsuya Yoshizaki, Fumiaki Kawara, Tsukasa Ishida, Namiko Hoshi, Yoshinori Morita, Takeshi Azuma 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3121-3126. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3121
Endoscopic submucosal dissection of a large colonic lipoma: Report of two cases 
Jae Min Lee, Jeong Ho Kim, Myungsung Kim, Jun Hyoung Kim, Young Bae Lee, Jae Hyuk Lee, Che Wan Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3127-3131. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3127
Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumor with multiple liver metastases: A case report with review of the literature 
Kai Yang, Ying-Sheng Cheng, Ji-Jin Yang, Xu Jiang, Ji-Xiang Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3132-3138. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3132
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis associated with eosinophilic cystitis: Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings 
Shu-Gao Han, Ying Chen, Zi-Hua Qian, Li Yang, Ri-Sheng Yu, Xiu-Liang Zhu, Qing-Hai Li, Qian Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3139-3145. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3139
Rare cause of appendicitis: Mechanical obstruction due to Fasciolopsis buski infestation 
You-Hong Cao, Yi-Min Ma, Feng Qiu, Xiao-Qi Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3146-3149. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3146
Adenomas of the common bile duct in familial adenomatous polyposis 
Mao-Lin Yan, Jun-Yong Pan, Yan-Nan Bai, Zhi-De Lai, Zhong Chen, Yao-Dong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3150-3153. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3150
Letters To The Editor
Atrial fibrillation and gastroesophageal reflux disease: From the cardiologist perspective 
Mariana Floria, Vasile Liviu Drug 
World J Gastroenterol 21(10):3154-3156. Published online Mar 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i10.3154