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Portal vein thrombosis in cirrhosis: Controversies and latest developments 
Damian J Harding, M Thamara PR Perera, Frederick Chen, Simon Olliff, Dhiraj Tripathi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6769-6784. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6769
Somatostatin analogs for gastric carcinoids: For many, but not all 
Sara Massironi, Alessandra Zilli, Dario Conte 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6785-6793. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6785
Prognostication and response assessment in liver and pancreatic tumors: The new imaging 
Riccardo De Robertis, Paolo Tinazzi Martini, Emanuele Demozzi, Gino Puntel, Silvia Ortolani, Sara Cingarlini, Andrea Ruzzenente, Alfredo Guglielmi, Giampaolo Tortora, Claudio Bassi, Paolo Pederzoli, Mirko D’Onofrio 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6794-6808. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6794
Exclusive enteral nutrition in children with Crohn’s disease 
Andrew S Day, Robert N Lopez 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6809-6816. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6809
What are the effects of proton pump inhibitors on the small intestine? 
Shunji Fujimori 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6817-6819. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6817
Topic Highlight
Cardiovascular risk across the histological spectrum and the clinical manifestations of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: An update 
Vasilios G Athyros, Konstantinos Tziomalos, Niki Katsiki, Michael Doumas, Asterios Karagiannis, Dimitri P Mikhailidis 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6820-6834. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6820
Predictive roles of intraoperative blood glucose for post-transplant outcomes in liver transplantation 
Chul Soo Park 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6835-6841. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6835
Review
Minimally invasive treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts 
Enver Zerem, Goran Hauser, Svjetlana Loga-Zec, Suad Kunosić, Predrag Jovanović, Dino Crnkić 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6850-6860. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6850
Basic Study
Induction of endoplasmic reticulum-derived oxidative stress by an occult infection related S surface antigen variant 
In-Kyung Lee, Seoung-Ae Lee, Hong Kim, You-Sub Won, Bum-Joon Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6872-6883. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6872
Downregulation of microRNA-382 is associated with poor outcome of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Bo Qi, Jian-Guo Lu, Wen-Jian Yao, Ting-Min Chang, Xiu-Guang Qin, Ying-Hua Ji, Tian-Yun Wang, Shang-Guo Liu, Han-Chen Li, Yu-Zhen Liu, Bao-Sheng Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6884-6891. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6884
Case Control Study
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, spleen and psoriasis: New aspects of low-grade chronic inflammation 
Nicola Balato, Maddalena Napolitano, Fabio Ayala, Cataldo Patruno, Matteo Megna, Giovanni Tarantino 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6892-6897. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6892
Association of colorectal cancer susceptibility variants with esophageal cancer in a Chinese population 
Ting-Ting Geng, Xiao-Jie Xun, Sen Li, Tian Feng, Li-Ping Wang, Tian-Bo Jin, Peng Hou 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6898-6904. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6898
Retrospective Cohort Study
Clinicopathologic and molecular features associated with patient age in gastric cancer 
Ji Yeon Seo, Eun Hyo Jin, Hyun Jin Jo, Hyuk Yoon, Cheol Min Shin, Young Soo Park, Nayoung Kim, Hyun Chae Jung, Dong Ho Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6905-6913. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6905
Retrospective Study
Medical training fails to prepare providers to care for patients with chronic hepatitis B infection 
Stephanie D Chao, Bing-Mei Wang, Ellen T Chang, Li Ma, Samuel K So 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6914-6923. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6914
Prognostic angiogenic markers (endoglin, VEGF, CD31) and tumor cell proliferation (Ki67) for gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Rodrigo Panno Basilio-de-Oliveira, Vera Lucia Nunes Pannain 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6924-6930. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6924
Assessment of liver fibrosis by Fibroscan as compared to liver biopsy in biliary atresia 
Qiu-Long Shen, Ya-Jun Chen, Zeng-Meng Wang, Ting-Chong Zhang, Wen-Bo Pang, Jun Shu, Chun-Hui Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6931-6936. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6931
Clinical impact of preoperative acute pancreatitis in patients who undergo pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary tumors 
Yong-Hua Chen, Si-Ming Xie, Hao Zhang, Chun-Lu Tan, Neng-Wen Ke, Gang Mai, Xu-Bao Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6937-6943. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6937
Study of celiac artery variations and related surgical techniques in gastric cancer 
Yuan Huang, Guang-Chuan Mu, Xin-Gan Qin, Zhi-Bai Chen, Jin-Ling Lin, Yan-Jun Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6944-6951. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6944
Clinical Trials Study
Prevalence, significance and predictive value of antiphospholipid antibodies in Crohn’s disease 
Nora Sipeki, Laszlo Davida, Eszter Palyu, Istvan Altorjay, Jolan Harsfalvi, Peter Antal Szalmas, Zoltan Szabo, Gabor Veres, Zakera Shums, Gary L Norman, Peter L Lakatos, Maria Papp 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6952-6964. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6952
Esomeprazole regimens for reflux symptoms in Chinese patients with chronic gastritis 
Jing Sun, Yao-Zong Yuan, Xiao-Hua Hou, Duo-Wu Zou, Bin Lu, Min-Hu Chen, Fei Liu, Kai-Chun Wu, Xiao-Ping Zou, Yan-Qing Li, Li-Ya Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6965-6973. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6965
Detection of superficial esophageal squamous cell neoplasia by chromoendoscopy-guided confocal laser endomicroscopy 
Jin Huang, Yun-Sheng Yang, Zhong-Sheng Lu, Shuang-Fang Wang, Jing Yang, Jing Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6974-6981. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6974
Observational Study
Cardiac autonomic dysfunction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease 
Branislav Milovanovic, Branka Filipovic, Slavica Mutavdzin, Marija Zdravkovic, Tatjana Gligorijevic, Jovana Paunovic, Marina Arsic 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6982-6989. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6982
Metabolic surgery and intestinal gene expression: Digestive tract and diabetes evolution considerations 
Marcos Ricardo da Silva Rodrigues, Marco Aurelio Santo, Giovani Marino Favero, Elaine Cristina Vieira, Roberto Ferreira Artoni, Viviane Nogaroto, Egberto Gaspar de Moura, Patricia Lisboa, Fabio Quirillo Milleo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6990-6998. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6990
Prospective Study
Assessment of the correlation between serum prolidase and alpha-fetoprotein levels in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Sevil Uygun Ilikhan, Muammer Bilici, Hatice Sahin, Ayşe Semra Demir Akca, Murat Can, Ibrahim Ilker Oz, Berrak Guven, M Cagatay Buyukuysal, Yucel Ustundag 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):6999-7007. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6999
Randomized Controlled Trial
Efficacy of poly-unsaturated fatty acid therapy on patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis 
Yun-Hua Li, Lu-Hua Yang, Kai-Hui Sha, Tong-Gang Liu, Li-Guo Zhang, Xian-Xian Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7008-7013. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7008
Systematic Reviews
Treatment strategies for colorectal carcinoma with synchronous liver metastases: Which way to go? 
Peter Ihnát, Petr Vávra, Pavel Zonča 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7014-7021. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7014
Meta-Analysis
Standard chemotherapy with cetuximab for treatment of colorectal cancer 
Xin-Xiang Li, Lei Liang, Li-Yong Huang, San-Jun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7022-7035. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7022
Sequential vs simultaneous revascularization in patients undergoing liver transplantation: A meta-analysis 
Jia-Zhong Wang, Yang Liu, Jin-Long Wang, Le Lu, Ya-Fei Zhang, Hong-Wei Lu, Yi-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7036-7046. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7036
Case Report
Laparoscopic fenestration of pancreatic serous cystadenoma: Minimally invasive approach for symptomatic benign disease 
Safi Dokmak, Béatrice Aussilhou, Fanjandrainy Rasoaherinomenjanahary, Alain Sauvanet, Marie-Pierre Vullierme, Vinciane Rebours, Philippe Lévy 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7047-7051. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7047
Diagnostic utility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy for glomus tumor of the stomach 
Shin Kato, Kaoru Kikuchi, Kenji Chinen, Takahiro Murakami, Fumihito Kunishima 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7052-7058. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7052
Abnormal layering of muscularis propria as a cause of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction: A case report and literature review 
Napat Angkathunyakul, Suporn Treepongkaruna, Sani Molagool, Nichanan Ruangwattanapaisarn 
World J Gastroenterol 21(22):7059-7064. Published online Jun 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.7059