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Editorial
Diagnosis and therapies for gastric non-invasive neoplasia 
Motohiko Kato 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12513-12518. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12513
Frontier
Update on pathogenesis and predictors of response of therapeutic strategies used in inflammatory bowel disease 
Emilio G Quetglas, Zlatan Mujagic, Simone Wigge, Daniel Keszthelyi, Sebastian Wachten, Ad Masclee, Walter Reinisch 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12519-12543. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12519
Review
Hepatic applications of endoscopic ultrasound: Current status and future directions 
Indu Srinivasan, Shou-Jiang Tang, Andreas S Vilmann, John Menachery, Peter Vilmann 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12544-12557. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12544
Hepatitis B virus therapy: What’s the future holding for us? 
Sobia Manzoor, Muhammad Saalim, Muhammad Imran, Saleha Resham, Javed Ashraf 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12558-12575. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12558
Basic Study
Mucosal healing effect of nilotinib in indomethacin-induced enterocolitis: A rat model 
Gozde Dervis Hakim, Mujde Soyturk, Mehtat Unlu, Pinar Ataca, Meral Karaman, Ozgul Sagol, Elif Borekci, Osman Yilmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12576-12585. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12576
Hepatitis B virus infection and genotype in asymptomatic people from 10 ethnic groups in Yunnan, China 
Yuan-Ying Shen, Wei Hou, Zhan-Qiu Yang, Wen Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12586-12592. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12586
Potential effect of chronic Helicobacter pylori infection on glucose metabolism of Mongolian gerbils 
Zhen Yang, Wei Li, Cong He, Chuan Xie, Yin Zhu, Nong-Hua Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12593-12604. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12593
Case Control Study
Studied microRNA gene expression in human hepatocellular carcinoma by microRNA microarray techniques 
Jian-Xiang Niu, Xing-Kai Meng, Jian-Jun Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12605-12611. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12605
Retrospective Cohort Study
Laparoscopic gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy in obese Korean patients 
Ji Yeon Park, Yong Jin Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12612-12619. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12612
Perihepatic nodes detected by point-of-care ultrasound in acute hepatitis and acute-on-chronic liver disease 
I Che Feng, Szu Jen Wang, Ming Jen Sheu, Lok-Beng Koay, Ching Yih Lin, Chung Han Ho, Chi Shu Sun, Hsing Tao Kuo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12620-12627. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12620
Retrospective Study
Peripheral portal vein-oriented non-dilated bile duct puncture for percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage 
Hiroaki Shimizu, Atsushi Kato, Tsukasa Takayashiki, Satoshi Kuboki, Masayuki Ohtsuka, Hideyuki Yoshitomi, Katsunori Furukawa, Masaru Miyazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12628-12634. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12628
Management and associated factors of delayed perforation after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Haruhisa Suzuki, Ichiro Oda, Masau Sekiguchi, Seiichiro Abe, Satoru Nonaka, Shigetaka Yoshinaga, Takeshi Nakajima, Yutaka Saito 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12635-12643. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12635
Single center experience in selecting the laparoscopic Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis 
Chun-Lu Tan, Hao Zhang, Ke-Zhou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12644-12652. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12644
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis mimicking gallbladder carcinoma: An analysis of 42 cases 
Yi-Lei Deng, Nan-Sheng Cheng, Shui-Jun Zhang, Wen-Jie Ma, Anuj Shrestha, Fu-Yu Li, Fei-Long Xu, Long-Shuan Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12653-12659. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12653
Observational Study
Capsule enteroscopy is useful for the therapeutic management of Crohn’s disease 
João Santos-Antunes, Hélder Cardoso, Susana Lopes, Margarida Marques, Amadeu CR Nunes, Guilherme Macedo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12660-12666. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12660
Prospective Study
Evaluation of a multiplex PCR assay for detection of cytomegalovirus in stool samples from patients with ulcerative colitis 
Saifun Nahar, Atsushi Iraha, Akira Hokama, Ayako Uehara, Gretchen Parrott, Tetsuya Ohira, Masatoshi Kaida, Tetsu Kinjo, Takeshi Kinjo, Tetsuo Hirata, Nagisa Kinjo, Jiro Fujita 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12667-12675. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12667
Gastric cancer risk in relation to tobacco use and alcohol drinking in Kerala, India - Karunagappally cohort study 
Padmavathy Amma Jayalekshmi, Soroush Hassani, Athira Nandakumar, Chihaya Koriyama, Paul Sebastian, Suminori Akiba 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12676-12685. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12676
Systematic Reviews
Transanal total mesorectal excision: Towards standardization of technique 
Albert M Wolthuis, Gabriele Bislenghi, Anthony de Buck van Overstraeten, André D’Hoore 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12686-12695. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12686
Probe based confocal laser endomicroscopy of the pancreatobiliary system 
Majid A Almadi, Helmut Neumann 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12696-12708. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12696
Case Report
Perforated duodenal ulcer: An unusual manifestation of allergic eosinophilic gastroenteritis 
Kevin M Riggle, Ghassan Wahbeh, Elizabeth M Williams, Kimberly J Riehle 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12709-12712. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12709
Characteristic clinical features of Aspergillus appendicitis: Case report and literature review 
Mihajlo Gjeorgjievski, Mitual B Amin, Mitchell S Cappell 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12713-12721. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12713
Successful resection of metachronous para-aortic, Virchow lymph node and liver metastatic recurrence of rectal cancer 
Nobuyoshi Takeshita, Toru Fukunaga, Masayuki Kimura, Yuji Sugamoto, Kentaro Tasaki, Isamu Hoshino, Takumi Ota, Tetsuro Maruyama, Tomohide Tamachi, Takashi Hosokawa, Yo Asai, Hisahiro Matsubara 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12722-12728. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12722
Management of early hepatic artery occlusion after liver transplantation with failed rescue 
Chih-Yang Hsiao, Cheng-Maw Ho, Yao-Ming Wu, Ming-Chih Ho, Rey-Heng Hu, Po-Huang Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 21(44):12729-12734. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i44.12729