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Role and timing of endoscopy in acute biliary pancreatitis 
Andrea Anderloni, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11205-11208. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11205
Topic Highlight
How to establish endoscopic submucosal dissection in Western countries 
Tsuneo Oyama, Naohisa Yahagi, Thierry Ponchon, Tobias Kiesslich, Frieder Berr 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11209-11220. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11209
Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection: Current options and developments 
Yao-Kuang Wang, Fu-Chen Kuo, Chung-Jung Liu, Meng-Chieh Wu, Hsiang-Yao Shih, Sophie SW Wang, Jeng-Yih Wu, Chao-Hung Kuo, Yao-Kang Huang, Deng-Chyang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11221-11235. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11221
Promises and paradoxes of regulatory T cells in inflammatory bowel disease 
James D Lord 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11236-11245. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11236
Disease monitoring in inflammatory bowel disease 
Shannon Chang, Lisa Malter, David Hudesman 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11246-11259. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11246
From the surface to the single cell: Novel endoscopic approaches in inflammatory bowel disease 
Timo Rath, Gian Eugenio Tontini, Markus F Neurath, Helmut Neumann 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11260-11272. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11260
Immunogenicity and mechanisms impairing the response to vaccines in inflammatory bowel disease 
Alicia C Marín, Javier P Gisbert, María Chaparro 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11273-11281. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11273
Current stage in inflammatory bowel disease: What is next? 
Gonzalo Jesús Gómez-Gómez, Ángeles Masedo, Carmen Yela, Maria del Pilar Martínez-Montiel, Begoña Casís 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11282-11303. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11282
Arterial structure and function in inflammatory bowel disease 
Luca Zanoli, Stefania Rastelli, Gaetano Inserra, Pietro Castellino 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11304-11311. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11304
Minimally invasive surgery for paediatric inflammatory bowel disease: Personal experience and literature review 
Alessio Pini-Prato, Maria Grazia Faticato, Arrigo Barabino, Serena Arrigo, Paolo Gandullia, Cinzia Mazzola, Nicola Disma, Giovanni Montobbio, Girolamo Mattioli 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11312-11320. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11312
Pathological and therapeutic interactions between bacteriophages, microbes and the host in inflammatory bowel disease 
Janka Babickova, Roman Gardlik 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11321-11330. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11321
How should immunomodulators be optimized when used as combination therapy with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents in the management of inflammatory bowel disease? 
Mark G Ward, Peter M Irving, Miles P Sparrow 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11331-11342. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11331
Nanomedicine and drug delivery strategies for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 
Hidetoshi Takedatsu, Keiichi Mitsuyama, Takuji Torimura 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11343-11352. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11343
Genetic epidemiology of irritable bowel syndrome 
Jasbir Makker, Sridhar Chilimuri, Jonathan N Bella 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11353-11361. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11353
Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation: Fact and fiction 
Massimo Bellini, Dario Gambaccini, Paolo Usai-Satta, Nicola De Bortoli, Lorenzo Bertani, Santino Marchi, Cristina Stasi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11362-11370. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11362
Role of environmental pollution in irritable bowel syndrome 
Mateusz Marynowski, Aleksandra Likońska, Hubert Zatorski, Jakub Fichna 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11371-11378. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11371
Food, fibre, bile acids and the pelvic floor: An integrated low risk low cost approach to managing irritable bowel syndrome 
Hamish Philpott, Sanjay Nandurkar, John Lubel, Peter R Gibson 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11379-11386. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11379
Molecular detection of pancreatic neoplasia: Current status and future promise 
Shounak Majumder, Suresh T Chari, David A Ahlquist 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11387-11395. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11387
Cancer immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer utilizing α-gal epitope/natural anti-Gal antibody reaction 
Masahiro Tanemura, Eiji Miyoshi, Hiroaki Nagano, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Katsuyoshi Matsunami, Kiyomi Taniyama, Nobutaka Hatanaka, Hiroki Akamatsu, Masaki Mori, Yuichiro Doki 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11396-11410. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11396
Review
Tight junction disruption: Helicobacter pylori and dysregulation of the gastric mucosal barrier 
Tyler J Caron, Kathleen E Scott, James G Fox, Susan J Hagen 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11411-11427. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11411
Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the stomach: Impact on prognosis and specific therapeutic challenge 
Simon Pernot, Thibault Voron, Geraldine Perkins, Christine Lagorce-Pages, Anne Berger, Julien Taieb 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11428-11438. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11428
Aspects of the non-pharmacological treatment of irritable bowel syndrome 
Elsa Maria Eriksson, Kristina Ingrid Andrén, Göran Karl Kurlberg, Henry Ture Eriksson 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11439-11449. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11439
Dysbiotic infection in the stomach 
Hisashi Iizasa, Shyunji Ishihara, Timmy Richardo, Yuichi Kanehiro, Hironori Yoshiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11450-11457. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11450
Systematic Reviews
Intra-abdominal drainage following pancreatic resection: A systematic review 
Filip Čečka, Martin Loveček, Bohumil Jon, Pavel Skalický, Zdeněk Šubrt, Čestmír Neoral, Alexander Ferko 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11458-11468. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11458
Are faecal markers good indicators of mucosal healing in inflammatory bowel disease? 
Gudula JAM Boon, Andrew S Day, Chris J Mulder, Richard B Gearry 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11469-11480. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11469
Meta-Analysis
Diagnostic accuracy of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in gallbladder cancer: A meta-analysis 
Salvatore Annunziata, Daniele Antonio Pizzuto, Carmelo Caldarella, Federica Galiandro, Ramin Sadeghi, Giorgio Treglia 
World J Gastroenterol 21(40):11481-11488. Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11481