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Editorial
Impact of homeobox genes in gastrointestinal cancer 
Moon Kyung Joo, Jong-Jae Park, Hoon Jai Chun 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8247-8256. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8247
Review
Review of endoscopic radiofrequency in biliopancreatic tumours with emphasis on clinical benefits, controversies and safety 
María-Victoria Alvarez-Sánchez, Bertrand Napoléon 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8257-8270. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8257
Circulating predictive and diagnostic biomarkers for hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma 
Stijn Van Hees, Peter Michielsen, Thomas Vanwolleghem 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8271-8282. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8271
Recent advances in mass spectrometry-based proteomics of gastric cancer 
Changwon Kang, Yejin Lee, J Eugene Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8283-8293. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8283
Minireviews
Hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Carrie R Wong, Mindie H Nguyen, Joseph K Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8294-8303. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8294
Conversion of laparoscopic colorectal resection for cancer: What is the impact on short-term outcomes and survival? 
Marco E Allaix, Edgar J B Furnée, Massimiliano Mistrangelo, Alberto Arezzo, Mario Morino 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8304-8313. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8304
Prediction models of hepatocellular carcinoma development in chronic hepatitis B patients 
Hye Won Lee, Sang Hoon Ahn 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8314-8321. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8314
Basic Study
Rhubarb extract partially improves mucosal integrity in chemotherapy-induced intestinal mucositis 
Juliana E Bajic, Georgina L Eden, Lorrinne S Lampton, Ker Y Cheah, Kerry A Lymn, Jinxin V Pei, Andrea J Yool, Gordon S Howarth 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8322-8333. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8322
Characterisation of colonic dysplasia-like epithelial atypia in murine colitis 
Sarron Randall-Demllo, Ruchira Fernando, Terry Brain, Sukhwinder Singh Sohal, Anthony L Cook, Nuri Guven, Dale Kunde, Kevin Spring, Rajaraman Eri 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8334-8348. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8334
Childhood chronic gastritis and duodenitis: Role of altered sensory neuromediators 
Ali Islek, Aygen Yilmaz, Gulsum Ozlem Elpek, Nuray Erin 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8349-8360. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8349
Increased ATG5-ATG12 in hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma and their role in apoptosis 
Areerat Kunanopparat, Ingorn Kimkong, Tanapat Palaga, Pisit Tangkijvanich, Boonchoo Sirichindakul, Nattiya Hirankarn 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8361-8374. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8361
Percutaneous transgastric endoscopic tube ileostomy in a porcine survival model 
Hong Shi, Su-Yu Chen, Yong-Guang Wang, Sheng-Jun Jiang, He-Li Cai, Kai Lin, Zhao-Fei Xie, Fen-Fang Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8375-8381. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8375
Retrospective Study
Efficacy and safety of emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for acute cholangitis in the elderly 
Gen Tohda, Masahiro Ohtani, Masaki Dochin 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8382-8388. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8382
Programmed death ligand-1 expression and its prognostic role in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Ryul Kim, Bhumsuk Keam, Dohee Kwon, Chan-Young Ock, Miso Kim, Tae Min Kim, Hak Jae Kim, Yoon Kyung Jeon, In Kyu Park, Chang Hyun Kang, Dong-Wan Kim, Young Tae Kim, Dae Seog Heo 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8389-8397. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8389
Application of side-to-side anastomosis of the lesser curvature of stomach and jejunum in gastric bypass 
Ri-Xing Bai, Wen-Mao Yan, You-Guo Li, Jun Xu, Zhi-Qiang Zhong, Ming Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8398-8405. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8398
Observational Study
Impact of hepatitis C virus core mutations on the response to interferon-based treatment in chronic hepatitis C 
Camelia Sultana, Gabriela Oprişan, Monica Delia Teleman, Sorin Dinu, Cristiana Oprea, Mihai Voiculescu, Simona Ruta 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8406-8413. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8406
Systematic Reviews
Defining response to radiotherapy in rectal cancer using magnetic resonance imaging and histopathological scales 
Muhammed R S Siddiqui, Jemma Bhoday, Nicholas J Battersby, Manish Chand, Nicholas P West, Al-Mutaz Abulafi, Paris P Tekkis, Gina Brown 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8414-8434. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8414
Case Report
Ataxic gait following total gastrectomy for gastric cancer 
Chang Ho Hwang, Dong Jin Park, Gyu Yeol Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8435-8438. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8435
Central pancreatectomy for pancreatic schwannoma: A case report and literature review 
Shao-Yan Xu, Ke Sun, Kwabena Gyabaah Owusu-Ansah, Hai-Yang Xie, Lin Zhou, Shu-Sen Zheng, Wei-Lin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(37):8439-8446. Published online Oct 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i37.8439