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Robotic assisted Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy in a post-cholecystectomy type E2 bile duct injury 
Arun Prasad, Sudipto De, Purak Mishra, Abhishek Tiwari 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1703-1706. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1703
Review
Pancreatic cancer early detection: Expanding higher-risk group with clinical and metabolomics parameters 
Shiro Urayama 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1707-1717. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1707
Vitamin D: A new player in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? 
Myrto Eliades, Elias Spyrou 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1718-1727. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1718
Biological therapy in inflammatory bowel diseases: Access in Central and Eastern Europe 
Fanni Rencz, Márta Péntek, Martin Bortlik, Edyta Zagorowicz, Tibor Hlavaty, Andrzej Śliwczyński, Mihai M Diculescu, Limas Kupcinskas, Krisztina B Gecse, László Gulácsi, Peter L Lakatos 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1728-1737. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1728
Management of patients with hepatitis B in special populations 
Evangelos Cholongitas, Konstantinos Tziomalos, Chrysoula Pipili 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1738-1748. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1738
Basic Study
Immunohistochemical expression of SP-NK-1R-EGFR pathway and VDR in colonic inflammation and neoplasia 
Raymond A Isidro, Myrella L Cruz, Angel A Isidro, Axel Baez, Axel Arroyo, William A González-Marqués, Carmen González-Keelan, Esther A Torres, Caroline B Appleyard 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1749-1758. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1749
Beta-7 integrin controls enterocyte migration in the small intestine 
Elke Kaemmerer, Paula Kuhn, Ursula Schneider, Thomas Clahsen, Min Kyung Jeon, Christina Klaus, Julia Andruszkow, Michael Härer, Sabine Ernst, Angela Schippers, Norbert Wagner, Nikolaus Gassler 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1759-1764. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1759
Sirtuin 1 in rat orthotopic liver transplantation: An IGL-1 preservation solution approach 
Eirini Pantazi, Mohamed Amine Zaouali, Mohamed Bejaoui, Emma Folch-Puy, Hassen Ben Abdennebi, Ana Teresa Varela, Anabela Pinto Rolo, Carlos Marques Palmeira, Joan Roselló-Catafau 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1765-1774. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1765
Nitrite, a novel method to decrease ischemia/reperfusion injury in the rat liver 
Bergthor Björnsson, Linda Bojmar, Hans Olsson, Tommy Sundqvist, Per Sandström 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1775-1783. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1775
In vitro identification of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease-related protein hnRNPM 
Jun-ichi Takino, Kentaro Nagamine, Masayoshi Takeuchi, Takamitsu Hori 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1784-1793. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1784
Occult infection related hepatitis B surface antigen variants showing lowered secretion capacity 
Hong Kim, Seoung-Ae Lee, You-Sub Won, HyunJoo Lee, Bum-Joon Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1794-1803. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1794
Overexpression of B7-H3 augments anti-apoptosis of colorectal cancer cells by Jak2-STAT3 
Ting Zhang, Bo Jiang, Shi-Tao Zou, Fen Liu, Dong Hua 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1804-1813. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1804
Overexpression of Csk-binding protein decreases growth, invasion, and migration of esophageal carcinoma cells by controlling Src activation 
Dong Zhou, Peng Dong, Yu-Min Li, Fa-Cai Guo, An-Ping Zhang, Run-Ze Song, Ya-Min Zhang, Zhi-Yong Li, Dong Yuan, Chuan Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1814-1820. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1814
Case Control Study
New parameter in diagnosis of acute appendicitis: Platelet distribution width 
Bulent Dinc, Alten Oskay, Selcan Enver Dinc, Bilge Bas, Sabri Tekin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1821-1826. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1821
Digitally reinforced hematoxylin-eosin polarization technique in diagnosis of rectal amyloidosis 
Basak Doganavsargil, Gulruh Emiroglu Buberal, Huseyin Toz, Banu Sarsik, Burcin Pehlivanoglu, Murat Sezak, Sait Sen 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1827-1837. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1827
Retrospective Cohort Study
Fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 protein expression and clinicopathological features in gastric cancer 
Hao Chen, Dan-Ping Shen, Zi-Zhen Zhang, Jia-Hua Liu, Yan-Ying Shen, Xing-Zhi Ni 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1838-1844. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1838
Retrospective Study
Retrospective analysis of extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Jun Ho Yi, Byeong-Bae Park, Jung Hun Kang, In Gyu Hwang, Dong Bok Shin, Sun Jin Sym, Hee Kyung Ahn, Soon Il Lee, Do Hyoung Lim, Keon Woo Park, Young-Woong Won, Sung Hee Lim, Se Hoon Park 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1845-1850. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1845
Tumor regression grades: Potential outcome predictor of locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma after preoperative radiotherapy 
Yi-Fan Peng, Wei-Dong Yu, Hong-Da Pan, Lin Wang, Ming Li, Yun-Feng Yao, Jun Zhao, Jin Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1851-1856. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1851
Prediction of synchronous colorectal cancers by computed tomography in subjects receiving an incomplete colonoscopy: A single-center study 
Er-Jun Pang, Wei-Jie Liu, Jia-Yuan Peng, Ni-Wei Chen, Jian-Hong Deng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1857-1864. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1857
Prognostic factors and survival in patients with gastric stump cancer 
Hua Huang, Wei Wang, Zhong Chen, Jie-Jie Jin, Zi-Wen Long, Hong Cai, Xiao-Wen Liu, Ye Zhou, Ya-Nong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1865-1871. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1865
Application of air insufflation to prevent clinical pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy 
Hui Yang, Xiao-Fei Lu, Yun-Fei Xu, Hong-Da Liu, Sen Guo, Yi Liu, Yu-Xin Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1872-1879. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1872
Clinical Trials Study
Effects of oral tacrolimus as a rapid induction therapy in ulcerative colitis 
Ken Kawakami, Takuya Inoue, Mitsuyuki Murano, Ken Narabayashi, Sadaharu Nouda, Kumi Ishida, Yosuke Abe, Koji Nogami, Nobuyuki Hida, Hirokazu Yamagami, Kenji Watanabe, Eiji Umegaki, Shiro Nakamura, Tetsuo Arakawa, Kazuhide Higuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1880-1886. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1880
Observational Study
Assessing cultural competency skills in gastroenterology fellowship training 
Sophie Balzora, Benjamin Abiri, Xiao-Jing Wang, James McKeever, Michael Poles, Sondra Zabar, Colleen Gillespie, Elizabeth Weinshel 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1887-1892. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1887
Snapshot of an integrated psychosocial gastroenterology service 
Sarah W Kinsinger, Sarah Ballou, Laurie Keefer 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1893-1899. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1893
Measures of patient radiation exposure during endoscopic retrograde cholangiography: Beyond fluoroscopy time 
Toufic Kachaamy, Edwyn Harrison, Rahul Pannala, William Pavlicek, Michael D Crowell, Douglas O Faigel 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1900-1906. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1900
Significance of low level infliximab in the absence of anti-infliximab antibodies 
Bella Ungar, Adi Anafy, Henit Yanai, Yulia Ron, Miri Yavzori, Orit Picard, Ella Fudim, Ronen Loebstein, Uri Kopylov, Yehuda Chowers, Iris Dotan, Rami Eliakim, Shomron Ben-Horin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1907-1914. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1907
Prospective Study
Human cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus infection in inflammatory bowel disease: Need for mucosal viral load measurement 
Rachele Ciccocioppo, Francesca Racca, Stefania Paolucci, Giulia Campanini, Lodovica Pozzi, Elena Betti, Roberta Riboni, Alessandro Vanoli, Fausto Baldanti, Gino Roberto Corazza 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1915-1926. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1915
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: Over six months follow-up study of twenty-five patients 
Hao-Feng Xiong, Jing-Yuan Liu, Li-Min Guo, Xing-Wang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1927-1931. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1927
Incidence and psychological-behavioral characteristics of refractory functional dyspepsia: A large, multi-center, prospective investigation from China 
Shu-Man Jiang, Lin Jia, Xiao-Gai Lei, Ming Xu, Sheng-Bing Wang, Jing Liu, Min Song, Wei-Dong Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1932-1937. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1932
Randomized Controlled Trial
Split-dose menthol-enhanced PEG vs PEG-ascorbic acid for colonoscopy preparation 
Ala I Sharara, Ali H Harb, Fayez S Sarkis, Jean M Chalhoub, Rami Badreddine, Fadi H Mourad, Mahmoud Othman, Omar Masri 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1938-1944. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1938
Systematic Reviews
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors treated with high dose octreotide-LAR: A systematic literature review 
Michael S Broder, David Beenhouwer, Jonathan R Strosberg, Maureen P Neary, Dasha Cherepanov 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1945-1955. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1945
Distinctive inflammatory bowel disease phenotype in primary sclerosing cholangitis 
A Boudewijn de Vries, Marcel Janse, Hans Blokzijl, Rinse K Weersma 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1956-1971. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1956
Chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 treatment roadmap for resource constrained settings 
Seng Gee Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1972-1981. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1972
Case Report
Successful treatment of conversion chemotherapy for initially unresectable synchronous colorectal liver metastasis 
Kenta Baba, Akihiko Oshita, Mohei Kohyama, Satoshi Inoue, Yuta Kuroo, Takuro Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Yoichi Sugiyama, Tatsuya Tazaki, Masaru Sasaki, Yuji Imamura, Yutaka Daimaru, Hideki Ohdan, Atsushi Nakamitsu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1982-1988. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1982
Rapidly aggravated skeletal muscle metastases from an intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Jiyoung Lee, Sung Wook Lee, Sang Young Han, Yang Hyun Baek, Su Young Kim, Hyo In Rhyou 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1989-1993. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1989
Retreatment with peginterferon and ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C 
Yong Min Jo, Sung Wook Lee, Sang Young Han, Yang Hyun Baek, Soo Young Kim, Woo Jae Kim, Ji Hye Ahn, Ji Young Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):1994-1999. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1994
Successful treatment of complex cholangiolithiasis following orthotopic liver transplantation with interventional radiology 
Chuan-Guo Zhou, Bao-Jie Wei, Kun Gao, Ding-Ke Dai, Ren-You Zhai 
World J Gastroenterol 21(6):2000-2004. Published online Feb 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.2000