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Signs and genetics of rare cancer syndromes with gastroenterological features 
William Bruno, Giuseppe Fornarini, Paola Ghiorzo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):8985-8993. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.8985
Therapeutic potential of small interfering RNAs/micro interfering RNA in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Rossella Farra, Mario Grassi, Gabriele Grassi, Barbara Dapas 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):8994-9001. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.8994
Topic Highlight
Rectal cancer and Fournier’s gangrene - current knowledge and therapeutic options 
Tomislav Bruketa, Matea Majerovic, Goran Augustin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9002-9020. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9002
Epigenetic regulation of DNA repair machinery in Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric carcinogenesis 
Juliana Carvalho Santos, Marcelo Lima Ribeiro 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9021-9037. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9021
Review
Outcome of stenting in biliary and pancreatic benign and malignant diseases: A comprehensive review 
Benedetto Mangiavillano, Nico Pagano, Todd H Baron, Carmelo Luigiano 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9038-9054. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9038
Basic Study
Calcium glycerophosphate preserves transepithelial integrity in the Caco-2 model of intestinal transport 
Palika Datta, Margaret T Weis 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9055-9066. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9055
Female spontaneously diabetic Torii fatty rats develop nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-like hepatic lesions 
Yukihito Ishii, Yu Motohashi, Makoto Muramatsu, Yoshiaki Katsuda, Katsuhiro Miyajima, Tomohiko Sasase, Takahisa Yamada, Tohru Matsui, Shinichi Kume, Takeshi Ohta 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9067-9078. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9067
Protective effect of Salvia miltiorrhiza and Carthamus tinctorius extract against lipopolysaccharide-induced liver injury 
Li-Na Gao, Kuo Yan, Yuan-Lu Cui, Guan-Wei Fan, Yue-Fei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9079-9092. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9079
Mechanisms of pyruvate kinase M2 isoform inhibits cell motility in hepatocellular carcinoma cells 
Yan-Ling Chen, Jun-Jiao Song, Xiao-Chun Chen, Wei Xu, Qiang Zhi, Yun-Peng Liu, Hong-Zhi Xu, Jin-Shui Pan, Jian-Lin Ren, Bayasi Guleng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9093-9102. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9093
Case Control Study
Endozepine-4 levels are increased in hepatic coma 
Giulia Malaguarnera, Marco Vacante, Filippo Drago, Gaetano Bertino, Massimo Motta, Maria Giordano, Michele Malaguarnera 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9103-9110. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9103
Retrospective Cohort Study
Pre-lung transplant measures of reflux on impedance are superior to pH testing alone in predicting early allograft injury 
Wai-Kit Lo, Robert Burakoff, Hilary J Goldberg, Natan Feldman, Walter W Chan 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9111-9117. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9111
Diagnostic value of drain amylase for detecting intrathoracic leakage after esophagectomy 
Gijs HK Berkelmans, Ewout A Kouwenhoven, Boudewijn JJ Smeets, Teus J Weijs, Luis C Silva Corten, Marc J van Det, Grard AP Nieuwenhuijzen, Misha DP Luyer 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9118-9125. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9118
Retrospective Study
Cardiac mucosa at the gastroesophageal junction: An Eastern perspective 
Ahrong Kim, Won-Young Park, Nari Shin, Hyun Jung Lee, Young Keum Kim, So Jeong Lee, Cheong-Soo Hwang, Do Youn Park, Gwang Ha Kim, Bong Eun Lee, Hong-Jae Jo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9126-9133. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9126
Predictors of the patency of self-expandable metallic stents in malignant gastroduodenal obstruction 
Seung Han Kim, Hoon Jai Chun, In Kyung Yoo, Jae Min Lee, Seung Joo Nam, Hyuk Soon Choi, Eun Sun Kim, Bora Keum, Yeon Seok Seo, Yoon Tae Jeen, Hong Sik Lee, Soon Ho Um, Chang Duck Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9134-9141. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9134
Full-thickness excision using transanal endoscopic microsurgery for treatment of rectal neuroendocrine tumors 
Wei-Jie Chen, Nan Wu, Jiao-Lin Zhou, Guo-Le Lin, Hui-Zhong Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9142-9149. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9142
Observational Study
Impact of a clinical pathway on treatment outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis 
Miroslav Vujasinovic, Jana Makuc, Bojan Tepes, Apolon Marolt, Zdenko Kikec, Nace Robac 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9150-9155. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9150
Magnifying narrow-band imaging endoscopy is superior in diagnosis of early gastric cancer 
Hang Yu, Ai-Ming Yang, Xing-Hua Lu, Wei-Xun Zhou, Fang Yao, Gui-Jun Fei, Tao Guo, Li-Qing Yao, Li-Ping He, Bang-Mao Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9156-9162. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9156
Prospective Study
Effectiveness and safety of first-generation protease inhibitors in clinical practice: Hepatitis C virus patients with advanced fibrosis 
Javier Salmerón, Carmen Vinaixa, Rubén Berenguer, Juan Manuel Pascasio, Juan José Sánchez Ruano, Miguel Ángel Serra, Ana Gila, Moisés Diago, Manuel Romero-Gómez, José María Navarro, Milagros Testillano, Conrado Fernández, Dolores Espinosa, Isabel Carmona, José Antonio Pons, Francisco Jorquera, Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Ramón Pérez, José Luis Montero, Rafael Granados, Miguel Fernández, Ana Belén Martín, Paloma Muñoz de Rueda, Rosa Quiles, Alhambra Spanish Study Group 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9163-9174. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9163
Peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia in patients aged ≥ 65 years 
Chen-Jie Li, Yu-Yong Tan, Xue-Hong Wang, De-Liang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9175-9181. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9175
Randomized Controlled Trial
0.025-inch vs 0.035-inch guide wires for wire-guided cannulation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: A randomized study 
Katsuya Kitamura, Akira Yamamiya, Yu Ishii, Yoshiki Sato, Tomoyuki Iwata, Tomohiro Nomoto, Akitoshi Ikegami, Hitoshi Yoshida 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9182-9188. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9182
Meta-Analysis
Antioxidant therapy in acute, chronic and post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis 
Maziar Gooshe, Amir Hossein Abdolghaffari, Shekoufeh Nikfar, Parvin Mahdaviani, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9189-9208. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9189
Enhanced recovery after surgery programs in patients undergoing hepatectomy: A meta-analysis 
Tian-Gen Ni, Han-Teng Yang, Hao Zhang, Hai-Peng Meng, Bo Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9209-9216. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9209
Case Report
Esophageal stenosis with sloughing esophagitis: A curious manifestation of graft-vs-host disease 
Daniel Trabulo, Sara Ferreira, Pedro Lage, Rafaela Lima Rego, Gilda Teixeira, A Dias Pereira 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9217-9222. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9217
Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis of the residual esophagus after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer 
Nobuyoshi Takeshita, Naoki Kanda, Toru Fukunaga, Masayuki Kimura, Yuji Sugamoto, Kentaro Tasaki, Masaya Uesato, Tetsutaro Sazuka, Tetsuro Maruyama, Naohiro Aida, Tomohide Tamachi, Takashi Hosokawa, Yo Asai, Hisahiro Matsubara 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9223-9227. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9223
Rare case of adult pancreatic hemangioma and review of the literature 
Tao Lu, Cheng Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(30):9228-9232. Published online Aug 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9228