BPG is committed to discovery and dissemination of knowledge
Open-Access Journal
Editorial
Advanced pancreatic cancer - how to choose an adequate treatment option 
Eija A Korkeila 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10709-10713. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10709
Topic Highlight
Hepatitis B virus infection in Indonesia 
Yoshihiko Yano, Takako Utsumi, Maria Inge Lusida, Yoshitake Hayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10714-10720. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10714
Restoring homeostasis of CD4+ T cells in hepatitis-B-virus-related liver fibrosis 
Li-Sha Cheng, Yun Liu, Wei Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10721-10731. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10721
Molecular mechanism of hepatitis B virus X protein function in hepatocarcinogenesis 
Ming Geng, Xuan Xin, Li-Quan Bi, Lu-Ting Zhou, Xiao-Hong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10732-10738. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10732
Immune and non-immune responses to hepatitis C virus infection 
Jiaren Sun, Ricardo Rajsbaum, MinKyung Yi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10739-10748. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10739
Hepatitis C virus markers in infection by hepatitis C virus: In the era of directly acting antivirals 
Nicola Coppola, Mariantonietta Pisaturo, Rosa Zampino, Margherita Macera, Caterina Sagnelli, Evangelista Sagnelli 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10749-10759. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10749
Impact of new treatment options for hepatitis C virus infection in liver transplantation 
Elda Righi, Angela Londero, Alessia Carnelutti, Umberto Baccarani, Matteo Bassetti 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10760-10775. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10760
Modulation of host lipid metabolism by hepatitis C virus: Role of new therapies 
José A Del Campo, Manuel Romero-Gómez 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10776-10782. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10776
What’s new in hepatitis C virus infections in children? 
Malgorzata Pawlowska, Krzysztof Domagalski, Anna Pniewska, Beata Smok, Waldemar Halota, Andrzej Tretyn 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10783-10789. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10783
Injecting drug use: A vector for the introduction of new hepatitis C virus genotypes 
Simona Ruta, Costin Cernescu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10811-10823. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10811
Review of single incision laparoscopic surgery in colorectal surgery 
Nisreen Madhoun, Deborah S Keller, Eric M Haas 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10824-10829. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10824
Data analyses and perspectives on laparoscopic surgery for esophageal achalasia 
Kazuto Tsuboi, Nobuo Omura, Fumiaki Yano, Masato Hoshino, Se-Ryung Yamamoto, Shunsuke Akimoto, Takahiro Masuda, Hideyuki Kashiwagi, Katsuhiko Yanaga 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10830-10839. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10830
Basic Study
Aberrant expression of peroxiredoxin 1 and its clinical implications in liver cancer 
Yu-Lin Sun, Jian-Qiang Cai, Fang Liu, Xin-Yu Bi, Lan-Ping Zhou, Xiao-Hang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10840-10852. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10840
Dimethyl sulfoxide inhibits zymosan-induced intestinal inflammation and barrier dysfunction 
Yu-Meng Li, Hai-Bin Wang, Jin-Guang Zheng, Xiao-Dong Bai, Zeng-Kai Zhao, Jing-Yuan Li, Sen Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10853-10865. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10853
Retrospective Cohort Study
Clinical characteristics of hepatoduodenal lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer 
Taisuke Imamura, Shuhei Komatsu, Daisuke Ichikawa, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Kazuma Okamoto, Hirotaka Konishi, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Eigo Otsuji 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10866-10873. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10866
Management of entecavir-resistant chronic hepatitis B with adefovir-based combination therapies 
Hyoung Su Kim, Hyung Joon Yim, Myoung Kuk Jang, Ji Won Park, Sang Jun Suh, Yeon Seok Seo, Ji Hoon Kim, Bo Hyun Kim, Sang Jong Park, Sae Hwan Lee, Sang Gyune Kim, Young Seok Kim, Jung Il Lee, Jin-Woo Lee, In Hee Kim, Tae Yeob Kim, Jin-Wook Kim, Sook-Hyang Jeong, Young Kul Jung, Hana Park, Seong Gyu Hwang; on behalf of Antiviral Resistance Study Group 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10874-10882. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10874
Retrospective Study
Geographical distribution of the incidence of gastric cancer in Bhutan 
Tashi Dendup, James M Richter, Yoshio Yamaoka, Kinley Wangchuk, Hoda M Malaty 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10883-10889. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10883
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Scotland 2000-2010: Improved outcomes but a significant weekend effect 
Asma Ahmed, Matthew Armstrong, Ishbel Robertson, Allan John Morris, Oliver Blatchford, Adrian J Stanley 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10890-10897. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10890
Lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio predicts survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after curative resection 
Ze-Xiao Lin, Dan-Yun Ruan, Yang Li, Dong-Hao Wu, Xiao-Kun Ma, Jie Chen, Zhan-Hong Chen, Xing Li, Tian-Tian Wang, Qu Lin, Jing-Yun Wen, Xiang-Yuan Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10898-10906. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10898
Observational Study
Gastroenterologist perceptions of faecal microbiota transplantation 
Sudarshan Paramsothy, Alissa J Walsh, Thomas Borody, Douglas Samuel, Johan van den Bogaerde, Rupert WL Leong, Susan Connor, Watson Ng, Hazel M Mitchell, Nadeem O Kaakoush, Michael A Kamm 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10907-10914. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10907
Systematic Reviews
Systematic analysis of the safety and benefits of transvaginal hybrid-NOTES cholecystectomy 
Dirk R Bulian, Jurgen Knuth, Kai S Lehmann, Axel Sauerwald, Markus M Heiss 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10915-10925. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10915
Case Report
Hilar cholangiocarcinoma with intratumoral calcification: A case report 
Kazuho Inoko, Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Takehiro Noji, Yo Kurashima, Yuma Ebihara, Eiji Tamoto, Toru Nakamura, Soichi Murakami, Keisuke Okamura, Toshiaki Shichinohe, Satoshi Hirano 
World J Gastroenterol 21(38):10926-10930. Published online Oct 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10926