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Editorial
Possible therapeutic role of IgE blockade in irritable bowel syndrome 
Eli Magen, Tinatin Chikovani 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9451-9456. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9451
Review
Immune checkpoint therapy for pancreatic cancer 
Henrik Johansson, Roland Andersson, Monika Bauden, Sarah Hammes, Stefan Holdenrieder, Daniel Ansari 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9457-9476. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9457
Role of ultrasound in colorectal diseases 
Renáta Bor, Anna Fábián, Zoltán Szepes 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9477-9487. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9477
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - A multisystem disease? 
Ivana Mikolasevic, Sandra Milic, Tamara Turk Wensveen, Ivana Grgic, Ivan Jakopcic, Davor Stimac, Felix Wensveen, Lidija Orlic 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9488-9505. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9488
Basic Study
Identification of IL11RA and MELK amplification in gastric cancer by comprehensive genomic profiling of gastric cancer cell lines 
Danielle Queiroz Calcagno, Sylvia Santomi Takeno, Carolina Oliveira Gigek, Mariana Ferreira Leal, Fernanda Wisnieski, Elizabeth Suchi Chen, Taíssa Maíra Thomaz Araújo, Eleonidas Moura Lima, Maria Isabel Melaragno, Samia Demachki, Paulo Pimentel Assumpção, Rommel Rodriguez Burbano, Marília Cardoso Smith 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9506-9514. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9506
Anti-inflammatory effect of cannabinoid agonist WIN55, 212 on mouse experimental colitis is related to inhibition of p38MAPK 
Ya-Jing Feng, Yong-Yu Li, Xu-Hong Lin, Kun Li, Ming-Hua Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9515-9524. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9515
Na+/HCO3- cotransporter is expressed on β and α cells during rat pancreatic development 
Li-Hua Cao, Cheng-Cai Xia, Zhao-Chun Shi, Ning Wang, Zheng-Hua Gu, Li-Zhi Yu, Qi Wan, Wei De 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9525-9533. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9525
Hepatitis B virus upregulates host expression of α-1,2-mannosidases via the PPARα pathway 
Song Hu, Li-Bin Jiang, Xiao-Jing Zou, Wei Yi, De-Ying Tian 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9534-9543. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9534
Retrospective Study
Impact of frailty on approach to colonic resection: Laparoscopy vs open surgery 
Catalina Mosquera, Konstantinos Spaniolas, Timothy L Fitzgerald 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9544-9553. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9544
Self-expanding metal stents for the palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis 
Christoph Rademacher, Matthias Bechtler, Steffen Schneider, Bettina Hartmann, Johannes Striegel, Ralf Jakobs 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9554-9561. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9554
Evolution of incidental branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: A study with magnetic resonance imaging cholangiopancreatography 
Rossano Girometti, Riccardo Pravisani, Sergio Giuseppe Intini, Miriam Isola, Lorenzo Cereser, Andrea Risaliti, Chiara Zuiani 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9562-9570. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9562
Diabetes mellitus may affect the long-term survival of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma patients after liver transplantation 
Qing Zhang, Yong-Lin Deng, Chang Liu, Li-Hong Huang, Lei Shang, Xin-Guo Chen, Le-Tian Wang, Jin-Zan Du, Ying Wang, Pei-Xiao Wang, Hui Zhang, Zhong-Yang Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9571-9585. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9571
Ceruloplasmin, a reliable marker of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B virus patients with normal or minimally raised alanine aminotransferase 
Da-Wu Zeng, Jing Dong, Jia-Ji Jiang, Yue-Yong Zhu, Yu-Rui Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9586-9594. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9586
Clinical Trials Study
Comparison of multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH monitoring and reflux scintigraphy in pediatric patients with suspected gastroesophageal reflux 
Nuray Uslu Kızılkan, Murat Fani Bozkurt, Inci Nur Saltık Temizel, Hülya Demir, Aysel Yüce, Biray Caner, Hasan Özen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9595-9603. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9595
Observational Study
New real-time-PCR method to identify single point mutations in hepatitis C virus 
Qian Chen, Irene Belmonte, Maria Buti, Leonardo Nieto, Damir Garcia-Cehic, Josep Gregori, Celia Perales, Laura Ordeig, Meritxell Llorens, Maria Eugenia Soria, Rafael Esteban, Juan Ignacio Esteban, Francisco Rodriguez-Frias, Josep Quer 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9604-9612. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9604
Hepatitis C virus therapy with peg-interferon and ribavirin in Myanmar: A resource-constrained country 
Naomi Khaing Than Hlaing, Debolina Banerjee, Robert Mitrani, Soe Htet Arker, Kyaw San Win, Nyan Lin Tun, Zaw Thant, Khin Maung Win, K Rajender Reddy 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9613-9622. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9613
Prospective Study
Outcomes of partial splenic embolization in patients with massive splenomegaly due to idiopathic portal hypertension 
Omer Ozturk, Gonca Eldem, Bora Peynircioglu, Taylan Kav, Aysegul Görmez, Barbaros Erhan Cil, Ferhun Balkancı, Cenk Sokmensuer, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9623-9630. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9623
Randomized Clinical Trial
Psychological effects of colorectal cancer screening: Participants vs individuals not invited 
Benedicte Kirkøen, Paula Berstad, Edoardo Botteri, Linn Bernklev, Badboni El-Safadi, Geir Hoff, Thomas de Lange, Tomm Bernklev 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9631-9641. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9631
Meta-Analysis
Use of the Endocuff during routine colonoscopy examination improves adenoma detection: A meta-analysis 
Matthew Chin, William Karnes, M Mazen Jamal, John G Lee, Robert Lee, Jason Samarasena, Matthew L Bechtold, Douglas L Nguyen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9642-9649. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9642
Case Report
Choroidal and skin metastases from colorectal cancer 
Joo Young Ha, Edward Hynseung Oh, Moon Ki Jung, Song Ee Park, Ji Tak Kim, In Gyu Hwang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9650-9653. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9650
Synchronous occurrence of a hepatic myelolipoma and two hepatocellular carcinomas 
Shao-Yan Xu, Hai-Yang Xie, Lin Zhou, Shu-Sen Zheng, Wei-Lin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(43):9654-9660. Published online Nov 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i43.9654