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Editorial
Transarterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Hee Chul Nam, Bohyun Jang, Myeong Jun Song 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8853-8861. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8853
Therapeutics Advances
Liver-targeted hydrodynamic gene therapy: Recent advances in the technique 
Takeshi Yokoo, Kenya Kamimura, Hiroyuki Abe, Yuji Kobayashi, Tsutomu Kanefuji, Kohei Ogawa, Ryo Goto, Masafumi Oda, Takeshi Suda, Shuji Terai 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8862-8868. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8862
Review
Cardiovascular risk after orthotopic liver transplantation, a review of the literature and preliminary results of a prospective study 
Giuseppina Pisano, Anna L Fracanzani, Lucio Caccamo, Maria F Donato, Silvia Fargion 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8869-8882. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8869
Pathophysiological and clinical aspects of gastric hyperplastic polyps 
Adam Roman Markowski, Agnieszka Markowska, Katarzyna Guzinska-Ustymowicz 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8883-8891. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8883
Indications and surgical options for small bowel, large bowel and perianal Crohn's disease 
James WT Toh, Peter Stewart, Matthew JFX Rickard, Rupert Leong, Nelson Wang, Christopher J Young 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8892-8904. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8892
Minireviews
Effects of a high fat diet on intestinal microbiota and gastrointestinal diseases 
Mei Zhang, Xiao-Jiao Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8905-8909. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8905
Basic Study
Polymorphisms and resistance mutations of hepatitis C virus on sequences in the European hepatitis C virus database 
Dimas Alexandre Kliemann, Cristiane Valle Tovo, Ana Beatriz Gorini da Veiga, Angelo Alves de Mattos, Charles Wood 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8910-8917. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8910
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action of melatonin in an experimental model of secondary biliary cirrhosis induced by bile duct ligation 
Josieli Raskopf Colares, Elizângela Gonçalves Schemitt, Renata Minuzzo Hartmann, Francielli Licks, Mariana do Couto Soares, Adriane Dal Bosco, Norma Possa Marroni 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8918-8928. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8918
Fecal microbiota in pouchitis and ulcerative colitis 
Kai-Yu Li, Jian-Lin Wang, Jiang-Peng Wei, Sen-Yang Gao, Ying-Ying Zhang, Li-Tian Wang, Gang Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8929-8939. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8929
Retrospective Study
Ansa pancreatica as a predisposing factor for recurrent acute pancreatitis 
Takana Yamakawa Hayashi, Wataru Gonoi, Takeharu Yoshikawa, Naoto Hayashi, Kuni Ohtomo 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8940-8948. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8940
Fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Noninvasive assessment using computed tomography volumetry 
Nobuhiro Fujita, Akihiro Nishie, Yoshiki Asayama, Kousei Ishigami, Yasuhiro Ushijima, Yukihisa Takayama, Daisuke Okamoto, Ken Shirabe, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Kazuhiro Kotoh, Norihiro Furusyo, Tomoyuki Hida, Yoshinao Oda, Taisuke Fujioka, Hiroshi Honda 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8949-8955. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8949
Neuroendocrine neoplasms of liver - A 5-year retrospective clinico-pathological study applying World Health Organization 2010 classification 
Deepak Kalyansingh Burad, Thomas Alex Kodiatte, Sayd Mohamed Rajeeb, Ashish Goel, Chundamannil Eapen Eapen, Banumathi Ramakrishna 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8956-8966. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8956
Clinical Trials Study
Effects of an oral iron chelator, deferasirox, on advanced hepatocellular carcinoma 
Issei Saeki, Naoki Yamamoto, Takahiro Yamasaki, Taro Takami, Masaki Maeda, Koichi Fujisawa, Takuya Iwamoto, Toshihiko Matsumoto, Isao Hidaka, Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Koichi Uchida, Kenji Tani, Isao Sakaida 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8967-8977. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8967
Observational Study
Factors affecting the quality of life of patients after gastrectomy as assessed using the newly developed PGSAS-45 scale: A nationwide multi-institutional study 
Koji Nakada, Masazumi Takahashi, Masami Ikeda, Shinichi Kinami, Masashi Yoshida, Yoshikazu Uenosono, Yoshiyuki Kawashima, Sayumi Nakao, Atsushi Oshio, Yoshimi Suzukamo, Masanori Terashima, Yasuhiro Kodera 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8978-8990. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8978
Prospective Study
Oropharyngeal acid reflux and motility abnormalities of the proximal esophagus 
Sandro Passaretti, Giorgia Mazzoleni, Cristian Vailati, Pier Alberto Testoni 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8991-8998. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8991
Systematic Reviews
Systematic review: Safety of balloon assisted enteroscopy in Crohn’s disease 
Ahilan Arulanandan, Parambir S Dulai, Siddharth Singh, William J Sandborn, Denise Kalmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):8999-9011. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.8999
Efficacy of thioguanine treatment in inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review 
Berrie Meijer, Chris JJ Mulder, Godefridus J Peters, Adriaan A van Bodegraven, Nanne KH de Boer 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):9012-9021. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.9012
Case Report
Safety and efficacy of self-expandable metallic stents in malignant small bowel obstructions 
Akiyoshi Tsuboi, Toshio Kuwai, Tomoyuki Nishimura, Sumio Iio, Takeshi Mori, Hiroki Imagawa, Toshiki Yamaguchi, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Hirotaka Kouno, Hiroshi Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):9022-9027. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.9022
Two cases of adenocarcinoma occurring in sporadic fundic gland polyps observed by magnifying endoscopy with narrow band imaging 
Kazumi Togo, Tetsuya Ueo, Hirotoshi Yonemasu, Hideho Honda, Tetsuya Ishida, Hiroshi Tanabe, Kenshi Yao, Akinori Iwashita, Kazunari Murakami 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):9028-9034. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.9028
Letters To The Editor
Establishment of various biliary tract carcinoma cell lines and xenograft models for appropriate preclinical studies 
Hidenori Ojima, Seri Yamagishi, Kazuaki Shimada, Tatsuhiro Shibata 
World J Gastroenterol 22(40):9035-9038. Published online Oct 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i40.9035