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Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for cirrhosis: Present and future perspectives 
Young Woo Eom, Gaeun Kim, Soon Koo Baik 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10253-10261. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10253
Topic Highlight
Molecular prognostic prediction in liver cirrhosis 
Nicolas Goossens, Shigeki Nakagawa, Yujin Hoshida 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10262-10273. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10262
Hepatitis B virus reactivation associated with antirheumatic therapy: Risk and prophylaxis recommendations 
Shunsuke Mori, Shigetoshi Fujiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10274-10289. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10274
Change of strategies and future perspectives against hepatitis B virus recurrence after liver transplantation 
Masatoshi Ishigami, Yasuhiro Ogura, Yoshiki Hirooka, Hidemi Goto 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10290-10298. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10290
Chronic hepatitis C virus infection and lipoprotein metabolism 
Yoshio Aizawa, Nobuyoshi Seki, Tomohisa Nagano, Hiroshi Abe 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10299-10313. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10299
Potentiality of immunotherapy against hepatocellular carcinoma 
Nobuhiro Tsuchiya, Yu Sawada, Itaru Endo, Yasushi Uemura, Tetsuya Nakatsura 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10314-10326. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10314
Transarterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma treatment: Barcelona clinic liver cancer staging system 
Kichang Han, Jin Hyoung Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10327-10335. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10327
Predictive biomarkers of sorafenib efficacy in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: Are we getting there? 
Yu-Yun Shao, Chih-Hung Hsu, Ann-Lii Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10336-10347. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10336
Review
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastroesophageal reflux 
Fabien Stenard, Antonio Iannelli 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10348-10357. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10348
Basic Study
TP53 codon 72 Arg/Arg polymorphism is associated with a higher risk for inflammatory bowel disease development 
Natalia Volodko, Mohamed Salla, Bertus Eksteen, Richard N Fedorak, Hien Q Huynh, Shairaz Baksh 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10358-10366. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10358
Ursodeoxycholic acid induces apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma xenografts in mice 
Hui Liu, Hong-Wei Xu, Yu-Zhen Zhang, Ya Huang, Guo-Qing Han, Tie-Jun Liang, Li-Li Wei, Cheng-Yong Qin, Cheng-Kun Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10367-10374. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10367
Recql5 protects against lipopolysaccharide/D-galactosamine-induced liver injury in mice 
Wan-Qin Liao, Ya-Lei Qi, Lin Wang, Xiao-Ming Dong, Tao Xu, Chao-Dong Ding, Rui Liu, Wei-Cheng Liang, Li-Ting Lu, He Li, Wen-Feng Li, Guang-Bin Luo, Xin-Cheng Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10375-10384. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10375
Equol inhibits proliferation of human gastric carcinoma cells via modulating Akt pathway 
Zhi-Ping Yang, Yan Zhao, Fang Huang, Jie Chen, Ya-Hong Yao, Jun Li, Xiao-Nan Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10385-10399. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10385
Retrospective Cohort Study
Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma using a microwave tissue coagulator: Experience of 1118 cases 
Kazunari Sasaki, Masamichi Matsuda, Masaji Hashimoto, Goro Watanabe 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10400-10408. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10400
Retrospective Study
Pathogen profile and drug resistance analysis of spontaneous peritonitis in cirrhotic patients 
Yong-Tao Li, Cheng-Bo Yu, Jian-Rong Huang, Zheng-Ji Qin, Lan-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10409-10417. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10409
Clinical Trials Study
Predictive value of quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound in hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after ablation 
Yi Gao, Dong-Yan Zheng, Zheng Cui, Yan Ma, Yuan-Zhi Liu, Wei Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10418-10426. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10418
Prospective Study
Early endoscopic ultrasonography in acute biliary pancreatitis: A prospective pilot study 
Andrea Anderloni, Marianna Galeazzi, Marco Ballarè, Michela Pagliarulo, Marco Orsello, Mario Del Piano, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10427-10434. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10427
Hybrid vs sequential therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in Taiwan: A prospective randomized trial 
Kuan-Yang Chen, Tsung-Jung Lin, Chin-Lin Lin, Hsi-Chang Lee, Chung-Kwe Wang, Deng-Chyang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10435-10442. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10435
Chemoembolization alone vs combined chemoembolization and hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma patients 
Song Gao, Peng-Jun Zhang, Jian-Hai Guo, Hui Chen, Hai-Feng Xu, Peng Liu, Ren-Jie Yang, Xu Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10443-10452. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10443
Meta-Analysis
Prognostic value of Muc5AC in gastric cancer: A meta-analysis 
Chuan-Tao Zhang, Ke-Cheng He, Fei Pan, Yuan Li, Jiang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10453-10460. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10453
Case Report
Jejunitis and brown bowel syndrome with multifocal carcinogenesis of the small bowel 
Martin Raithel, Tilman T Rau, Alexander F Hagel, Heinz Albrecht, Thomas de Rossi, Thomas Kirchner, Eckhart G Hahn 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10461-10467. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10461
Lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma: Case report and review of the literature 
Andrea Cacciato Insilla, Pinuccia Faviana, Luca Emanuele Pollina, Paolo De Simone, Laura Coletti, Franco Filipponi, Daniela Campani 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10468-10474. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10468
Autoimmune-like hepatitis during masitinib therapy in an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patient 
Maria Salvado, Victor Vargas, Marta Vidal, Macarena Simon-Talero, Jessica Camacho, Josep Gamez 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10475-10479. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10475
Small bowel volvulus with jejunal diverticulum: Primary or secondary? 
Xiao-Fei Shen, Wen-Xian Guan, Ke Cao, Hao Wang, Jun-Feng Du 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10480-10484. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10480
Letters To The Editor
Corticosteroid and nucleoside analogue for hepatitis B virus-related acute liver failure 
Keiichi Fujiwara, Shin Yasui, Osamu Yokosuka 
World J Gastroenterol 21(36):10485-10486. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i36.10485