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Role of spleen elastography in patients with chronic liver diseases 
Mariangela Giunta, Dario Conte, Mirella Fraquelli 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7857-7867. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7857
Interaction of obesity and inflammatory bowel disease 
Jason W Harper, Timothy L Zisman 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7868-7881. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7868
Biomarkers for colitis-associated colorectal cancer 
Ru Chen, Lisa A Lai, Teresa A Brentnall, Sheng Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7882-7891. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7882
New insights into the pathophysiology of achalasia and implications for future treatment 
Janette Furuzawa-Carballeda, Samuel Torres-Landa, Miguel Ángel Valdovinos, Enrique Coss-Adame, Luis A Martín del Campo, Gonzalo Torres-Villalobos 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7892-7907. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7892
Anemia and iron deficiency in gastrointestinal and liver conditions 
Jürgen Stein, Susan Connor, Garth Virgin, David Eng Hui Ong, Lisandro Pereyra 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7908-7925. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7908
HER2 aberrations and heterogeneity in cancers of the digestive system: Implications for pathologists and gastroenterologists 
Nicola Fusco, Silvano Bosari 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7926-7937. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7926
Therapeutic aspects of c-MYC signaling in inflammatory and cancerous colonic diseases 
Ferenc Sipos, Gábor Firneisz, Györgyi Műzes 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7938-7950. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7938
Role of miRNAs and their potential to be useful as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in gastric cancer 
Kelly Cristina da Silva Oliveira, Taíssa Maíra Thomaz Araújo, Camila Inagaki Albuquerque, Gabriela Alcantara Barata, Carolina Oliveira Gigek, Mariana Ferreira Leal, Fernanda Wisnieski, Fernando Augusto Rodrigues Mello Junior, André Salim Khayat, Paulo Pimentel de Assumpção, Rommel Mário Rodriguez Burbano, Marília Cardoso Smith, Danielle Queiroz Calcagno 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7951-7962. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7951
Periodontal and inflammatory bowel diseases: Is there evidence of complex pathogenic interactions? 
Ronaldo Lira-Junior, Carlos Marcelo Figueredo 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7963-7972. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7963
Portal biliopathy 
Mohammad S Khuroo, Ajaz A Rather, Naira S Khuroo, Mehnaaz S Khuroo 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7973-7982. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7973
Transanal surgery for obstructed defecation syndrome: Literature review and a single-center experience 
Wei-Cheng Liu, Song-Lin Wan, SM Yaseen, Xiang-Hai Ren, Cui-Ping Tian, Zhao Ding, Ken-Yan Zheng, Yun-Hua Wu, Cong-Qing Jiang, Qun Qian 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7983-7998. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7983
Oncolytic viruses against cancer stem cells: A promising approach for gastrointestinal cancer 
Fang Huang, Bin-Rong Wang, Ye-Qing Wu, Fan-Chao Wang, Jian Zhang, Yi-Gang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):7999-8009. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7999
Liver grafts from hepatitis B surface antigen-positive donors: A review of the literature 
Elisabetta Loggi, Fabio Conti, Alessandro Cucchetti, Giorgio Ercolani, Antonio Daniele Pinna, Pietro Andreone 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8010-8016. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8010
Basic Study
May the assessment of baseline mucosal molecular pattern predict the development of gluten related disorders among microscopic enteritis? 
Giuseppe Losurdo, Floriana Giorgio, Domenico Piscitelli, Lucia Montenegro, Claudia Covelli, Maria Grazia Fiore, Antonio Giangaspero, Andrea Iannone, Mariabeatrice Principi, Annacinzia Amoruso, Michele Barone, Alfredo Di Leo, Enzo Ierardi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8017-8025. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8017
Dietary advanced glycation end-products aggravate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Christopher Leung, Chandana B Herath, Zhiyuan Jia, Sof Andrikopoulos, Bronwyn E Brown, Michael J Davies, Leni R Rivera, John B Furness, Josephine M Forbes, Peter W Angus 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8026-8040. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8026
Different pre-S deletion patterns and their association with hepatitis B virus genotypes 
Bing-Fang Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8041-8049. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8041
Retrospective Cohort Study
Second-generation direct-acting-antiviral hepatitis C virus treatment: Efficacy, safety, and predictors of SVR12 
Christoph R Werner, Julia M Schwarz, Daniel P Egetemeyr, Robert Beck, Nisar P Malek, Ulrich M Lauer, Christoph P Berg 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8050-8059. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8050
Retrospective Study
Trajectories of endoscopic Barrett esophagus: Chronological changes in a community-based cohort 
Shouji Shimoyama, Toshihisa Ogawa, Toshiyuki Toma 
World J Gastroenterol 22(35):8060-8066. Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.8060