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Injury-associated reacquiring of intestinal stem cell function 
Ferenc Sipos, Györgyi Műzes 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2005-2010. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2005
Basic Study
Gene expression profiling of MYC-driven tumor signatures in porcine liver stem cells by transcriptome sequencing 
Rajagopal N Aravalli, Neil C Talbot, Clifford J Steer 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2011-2029. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2011
Negative impact of bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells on dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis 
Young-Sun Nam, Nayoun Kim, Keon-Il Im, Jung-Yeon Lim, Eun-Sol Lee, Seok-Goo Cho 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2030-2039. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2030
Depletion of the IKBKAP ortholog in zebrafish leads to hirschsprung disease-like phenotype 
William Wai-Chun Cheng, Clara Sze-Man Tang, Hong-Sheng Gui, Man-Ting So, Vincent Chi-Hang Lui, Paul Kwong-Hang Tam, Maria-Mercè Garcia-Barcelo 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2040-2046. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2040
Impact of high glucose on metastasis of colon cancer cells 
Cheng-Yao Lin, Chih-Hui Lee, Chien-Cheng Huang, Song-Tay Lee, How-Ran Guo, Shih-Bin Su 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2047-2057. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2047
Mechanism of action of gypenosides on type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in rats 
Qin He, Jin-Ke Li, Fang Li, Ru-Gui Li, Guo-Qing Zhan, Gang Li, Wei-Xing Du, Hua-Bing Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2058-2066. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2058
Case Control Study
Increased inspiratory esophagogastric junction pressure in systemic sclerosis: An add-on to antireflux barrier 
Miguel Ângelo Nobre e Souza, Patrícia Carvalho Bezerra, Rivianny Arrais Nobre, Esther Studart da Fonseca Holanda, Armênio Aguiar dos Santos 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2067-2072. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2067
Chronic hepatitis B in children with or without malignancies: A 13-year follow-up 
Merve Usta, Nafiye Urgancı, Zeynep Yıldız Yıldırmak, Sema Dogan Vural 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2073-2079. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2073
Clinical significance and usefulness of soluble heparin binding-epidermal growth factor in gastric cancer 
Hye Won Chung, Hoon Young Kong, Jong-Baeck Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2080-2088. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2080
Retrospective Cohort Study
Natural YMDD-motif mutants affect clinical course of lamivudine in chronic hepatitis B 
You-Wen Tan, Yun Ye, Guo-Hong Ge, Wei Zhao, Jian-He Gan, Yun Zhao, Zhi-Lin Niu, Dong-Jun Zhang, Li Chen, Xue-Jun Yu, Li-Jun Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2089-2095. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2089
Retrospective Study
FOLFIRI plus bevacizumab as a second-line therapy for metastatic intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Jean-Florian Guion-Dusserre, Veronique Lorgis, Julie Vincent, Leila Bengrine, Francois Ghiringhelli 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2096-2101. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2096
Liver resection for the treatment of post-cholecystectomy biliary stricture with vascular injury 
Marcos V Perini, Paulo Herman, Andre L Montagnini, Jose Jukemura, Fabricio F Coelho, Jaime A Kruger, Telesforo Bacchella, Ivan Cecconello 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2102-2107. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2102
Endocytoscopic narrow-band imaging efficiency for evaluation of inflammatory activity in ulcerative colitis 
Yasuharu Maeda, Kazuo Ohtsuka, Shin-ei Kudo, Kunihiko Wakamura, Yuichi Mori, Noriyuki Ogata, Yoshiki Wada, Masashi Misawa, Akihiro Yamauchi, Seiko Hayashi, Toyoki Kudo, Takemasa Hayashi, Hideyuki Miyachi, Fuyuhiko Yamamura, Fumio Ishida, Haruhiro Inoue, Shigeharu Hamatani 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2108-2115. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2108
Predictors of kidney tubular dysfunction induced by adefovir treatment for chronic hepatitis B 
Motohiro Shimizu, Norihiro Furusyo, Hiroaki Ikezaki, Eiichi Ogawa, Takeo Hayashi, Takeshi Ihara, Yuji Harada, Kazuhiro Toyoda, Masayuki Murata, Jun Hayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2116-2123. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2116
Repeat hepatic resection in patients with colorectal liver metastases 
Huisong Lee, Seong Ho Choi, Yong Beom Cho, Seong Hyeon Yun, Hee Cheol Kim, Woo Yong Lee, Jin Seok Heo, Dong Wook Choi, Kyung Uk Jung, Ho-Kyung Chun 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2124-2130. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2124
Determination of surgical priorities in appendicitis based on the probability of undetected appendiceal perforation 
Sang Chul Lee, Geon Park, Byung-Jo Choi, Say-June Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2131-2139. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2131
Clinical Trials Study
Endoscopic measurement of variceal diameter 
Zhi-Qun Li, En-Qiang Linghu, Min Hu, Xiang-Dong Wang, Hong-Bin Wang, Jing-Yun Meng, Hong Du 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2140-2146. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2140
Is intraoperative cholangiography necessary during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis? 
Guo-Qian Ding, Wang Cai, Ming-Fang Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2147-2151. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2147
Observational Study
Establishing an integrated gastroenterology service between a medical center and the community 
Yaron Niv, Ram Dickman, Zohar Levi, Gadi Neumann, Dorit Ehrlich, Haim Bitterman, Jacob Dreiher, Arnon Cohen, Doron Comaneshter, Eyran Halpern 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2152-2158. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2152
ARID1A expression in gastric adenocarcinoma: Clinicopathological significance and correlation with DNA mismatch repair status 
Ryo Inada, Shigeki Sekine, Hirokazu Taniguchi, Hitoshi Tsuda, Hitoshi Katai, Toshiyoshi Fujiwara, Ryoji Kushima 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2159-2168. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2159
Preliminary study of a new pathological evolution-based clinical hepatolithiasis classification 
Fu-Bao Liu, Xiao-Jun Yu, Guo-Bing Wang, Yi-Jun Zhao, Kun Xie, Fan Huang, Jiang-Ming Cheng, Xin-Rao Wu, Chao-Jie Liang, Xiao-Ping Geng 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2169-2177. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2169
Prospective Study
Measurement system that improves the accuracy of polyp size determined at colonoscopy 
Qiang Leng, Hei-Ying Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2178-2182. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2178
Randomized Controlled Trial
MicroRNA profiling of the intestine during hypothermic circulatory arrest in swine 
Wei-Bin Lin, Meng-Ya Liang, Guang-Xian Chen, Xiao Yang, Han Qin, Jian-Ping Yao, Kang-Ni Feng, Zhong-Kai Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2183-2190. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2183
Randomized Clinical Trial
Semaphorin 4D and hypoxia-inducible factor-1α overexpression is related to prognosis in colorectal carcinoma 
Jin-Shen Wang, Chang-Qing Jing, Ke-Shu Shan, Yue-Zhi Chen, Xiao-Bo Guo, Zhi-Xin Cao, Lin-Jun Mu, Li-Pan Peng, Ming-Liang Zhou, Le-Ping Li 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2191-2198. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2191
Evidence-Based Medicine
New cancer suppressor gene for colorectal adenocarcinoma: Filamin A 
Zi-Qiang Tian, Jian-Wei Shi, Xiao-Ran Wang, Zhong Li, Gui-Ying Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2199-2205. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2199
Case Report
Lymphangitic spread from the appendiceal adenocarcinoma to the ileocecal valve, mimicking Crohn’s disease 
Tricia Murdock, Nicholas Lim, Maryam Zenali 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2206-2209. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2206
Human papillomavirus-related squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal with papillary features 
Marino E Leon, Rania Shamekh, Domenico Coppola 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2210-2213. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2210
Combined glucocorticoid and antiviral therapy of hepatitis B virus-related liver failure 
Jan-Hendrik Bockmann, Maura Dandri, Stefan Lüth, Nadine Pannicke, Ansgar W Lohse 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2214-2219. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2214
Resection of multiple rectal carcinoids with transanal endoscopic microsurgery: Case report 
Jiao-Lin Zhou, Guo-Le Lin, Da-Chun Zhao, Guang-Xi Zhong, Hui-Zhong Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2220-2224. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2220
Gastroduodenal intussusception due to gastric schwannoma treated by billroth II distal gastrectomy: One case report 
Jia-Hua Yang, Min Zhang, Zhi-Hua Zhao, Yu Shu, Jun Hong, Yi-Jun Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2225-2228. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2225
Portal hypertension induced by congenital hepatic arterioportal fistula: Report of four clinical cases and review of the literature 
Dan-Ying Zhang, Shu-Qiang Weng, Ling Dong, Xi-Zhong Shen, Xu-Dong Qu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2229-2235. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2229
Autoimmune hepatitis-primary biliary cirrhosis concurrent with biliary stricture after liver transplantation 
Yong-Zhen Kang, Xiao-Ye Sun, Yi-He Liu, Zhong-Yang Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2236-2241. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2236
Gastric myeloid sarcoma without acute myeloblastic leukemia 
Xiao-Li Huang, Jin Tao, Jian-Zhong Li, Xiao-Liang Chen, Jian-Ning Chen, Chun-Kui Shao, Bin Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2242-2248. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2242
Stent displacement in endoscopic pancreatic pseudocyst drainage and endoscopic management 
Guo-Xin Wang, Xiang Liu, Sheng Wang, Nan Ge, Jin-Tao Guo, Wen Liu, Si-Yu Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2249-2253. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2249
Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma of the ampulla: Two case reports 
Zhen Huang, Wei-Dong Xiao, Yong Li, Song Huang, Jun Cai, Jian Ao 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2254-2259. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2254
Letters To The Editor
Adalimumab-induced interstitial pneumonia in a patient with Crohn’s disease 
María José Casanova, María Chaparro, Claudia Valenzuela, Carolina Cisneros, Javier P Gisbert 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2260-2262. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2260
Hepatitis B reactivation and timing for prophylaxis 
Nazan Tuna, Oguz Karabay 
World J Gastroenterol 21(7):2263-2264. Published online Feb 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i7.2263