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New treatment options for alcoholic hepatitis 
Saggere Muralikrishna Shasthry, Shiv Kumar Sarin 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3892-3906. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3892
MicroRNAs as possible biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of hepatitis B- and C-related-hepatocellular-carcinoma 
Sirio Fiorino, Maria Letizia Bacchi-Reggiani, Michela Visani, Giorgia Acquaviva, Adele Fornelli, Michele Masetti, Andrea Tura, Fabio Grizzi, Matteo Zanello, Laura Mastrangelo, Raffaele Lombardi, Luca Di Tommaso, Arrigo Bondi, Sergio Sabbatani, Andrea Domanico, Carlo Fabbri, Paolo Leandri, Annalisa Pession, Elio Jovine, Dario de Biase 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3907-3936. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3907
Minireviews
Missing metastases as a model to challenge current therapeutic algorithms in colorectal liver metastases 
Valerio Lucidi, Alain Hendlisz, Jean-Luc Van Laethem, Vincent Donckier 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3937-3944. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3937
Technical tips for endoscopic ultrasound-guided hepaticogastrostomy 
Takeshi Ogura, Kazuhide Higuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3945-3951. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3945
Basic Study
Gallic acid induced apoptotic events in HCT-15 colon cancer cells 
Aruna Priyadharshni Subramanian, Saravana Kumar Jaganathan, Mahitosh Mandal, Eko Supriyanto, Ida Idayu Muhamad 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3952-3961. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3952
Norcantharidin combined with ABT-737 for hepatocellular carcinoma: Therapeutic effects and molecular mechanisms 
Jing Ren, Gang Li, Wen Zhao, Ling Lin, Tao Ye 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3962-3968. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3962
Integrin-linked kinase overexpression promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition via nuclear factor-κB signaling in colorectal cancer cells 
Hong Shen, Jun-Li Ma, Yan Zhang, Gan-Lu Deng, Yan-Ling Qu, Xiao-Ling Wu, Jing-Xuan He, Sai Zhang, Shan Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3969-3977. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3969
Mir-30d increases intracellular survival of Helicobacter pylori through inhibition of autophagy pathway 
Xiao-Jun Yang, Ruo-Huang Si, Yu-He Liang, Bing-Qiang Ma, Ze-Bin Jiang, Bin Wang, Peng Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3978-3991. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3978
CacyBP/SIP nuclear translocation regulates p27Kip1 stability in gastric cancer cells 
Ying-Lin Niu, Ya-Jun Li, Jing-Bo Wang, Yuan-Yuan Lu, Zhen-Xiong Liu, Shan-Shan Feng, Jian-Guo Hu, Hui-Hong Zhai 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):3992-4001. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.3992
Case Control Study
Socio-economic status and lifestyle factors are associated with achalasia risk: A population-based case-control study 
Helen G Coleman, Ronan T Gray, Kar W Lau, Conall McCaughey, Peter V Coyle, Liam J Murray, Brian T Johnston 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4002-4008. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4002
Retrospective Study
Follow-up of patients with functional bowel symptoms treated with a low FODMAP diet 
Louise Maagaard, Dorit V Ankersen, Zsuzsanna Végh, Johan Burisch, Lisbeth Jensen, Natalia Pedersen, Pia Munkholm 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4009-4019. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4009
Risk of lymph node metastasis in mixed-type early gastric cancer determined by the extent of the poorly differentiated component 
Chung-Su Hwang, Sangjeong Ahn, Bong-Eun Lee, So-Jeong Lee, Ahrong Kim, Chang In Choi, Dae Hwan Kim, Tae-Yong Jeon, Gwang Ha Kim, Geum Am Song, Do Youn Park 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4020-4026. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4020
Intestinal histoplasmosis in immunocompetent adults 
Lin-Lin Zhu, Jin Wang, Zi-Jing Wang, Yi-Ping Wang, Jin-Lin Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4027-4033. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4027
Sorafenib after resection improves the outcome of BCLC stage C hepatocellular carcinoma 
Jiang Li, Yu Hou, Xiao-Bei Cai, Bin Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4034-4040. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4034
Observational Study
Worldwide practice in gastric cancer surgery 
Hylke JF Brenkman, Leonie Haverkamp, Jelle P Ruurda, Richard van Hillegersberg 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4041-4048. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4041
Prospective Study
Extensively drug-resistant bacteria are an independent predictive factor of mortality in 130 patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis or spontaneous bacteremia 
Alexandra Alexopoulou, Larisa Vasilieva, Danai Agiasotelli, Kyriaki Siranidi, Sophia Pouriki, Athanasia Tsiriga, Marina Toutouza, Spyridon P Dourakis 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4049-4056. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4049
Case Report
Nasogastric tube syndrome induced by an indwelling long intestinal tube 
Naoki Sano, Masayoshi Yamamoto, Kentaro Nagai, Keiichi Yamada, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4057-4061. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4057
Atypical onset of bicalutamide-induced liver injury 
Gee Young Yun, Seok Hyun Kim, Seok Won Kim, Jong Seok Joo, Ju Seok Kim, Eaum Seok Lee, Byung Seok Lee, Sun Hyoung Kang, Hee Seok Moon, Jae Kyu Sung, Heon Young Lee, Kyung Hee Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4062-4065. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4062
Gastric inverted hyperplastic polyp: A rare cause of iron deficiency anemia 
Jin Tak Yun, Seung Woo Lee, Dong Pil Kim, Seung Hwa Choi, Seok-Hwan Kim, Jun Kyu Park, Sun Hee Jang, Yun Jung Park, Ye Gyu Sung, Hae Jung Sul 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4066-4070. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4066
Letters To The Editor
Effects of daily telephone-based re-education before taking medicine on Helicobacter pylori eradication 
Hakan Demirci, Kadir Ozturk, Omer Kurt 
World J Gastroenterol 22(15):4071-4072. Published online Apr 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i15.4071