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Editorial
Percutaneous ablation of pancreatic cancer 
Mirko D’Onofrio, Valentina Ciaravino, Riccardo De Robertis, Emilio Barbi, Roberto Salvia, Roberto Girelli, Salvatore Paiella, Camilla Gasparini, Nicolò Cardobi, Claudio Bassi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9661-9673. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9661
Review
Fatty liver is associated with an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease - Evidence from three different disease models: NAFLD, HCV and HIV 
Amedeo Lonardo, Stefano Ballestri, Giovanni Guaraldi, Fabio Nascimbeni, Dante Romagnoli, Stefano Zona, Giovanni Targher 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9674-9693. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9674
Minireviews
Galectin-3 and IL-33/ST2 axis roles and interplay in diet-induced steatohepatitis 
Nada Pejnovic, Ilija Jeftic, Nemanja Jovicic, Nebojsa Arsenijevic, Miodrag L Lukic 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9706-9717. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9706
Gene polymorphisms of pathogenic Helicobacter pylori in patients with different types of gastrointestinal diseases 
Yu-Li Chen, Xiao-Qiang Mo, Gan-Rong Huang, Yan-Qiang Huang, Juan Xiao, Li-Juan Zhao, Hong-Yu Wei, Qian Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9718-9726. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9718
Basic Study
Infliximab does not increase colonic cancer risk associated to murine chronic colitis 
Loris R Lopetuso, Valentina Petito, Tiziano Zinicola, Cristina Graziani, Viviana Gerardi, Vincenzo Arena, Maria Emiliana Caristo, Andrea Poscia, Giovanni Cammarota, Alfredo Papa, Valerio Cufino, Alessandro Sgambato, Antonio Gasbarrini, Franco Scaldaferri 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9727-9733. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9727
Ex vivo response to mucosal bacteria and muramyl dipeptide in inflammatory bowel disease 
Claudia Loganes, Erica Valencic, Alessia Pin, Elisa Marini, Stefano Martelossi, Samuele Naviglio, Luigina De Leo, Tarcisio Not, Lorenzo Monasta, Alberto Tommasini, Annalisa Marcuzzi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9734-9743. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9734
Angiopoietin-2/angiopoietin-1 as non-invasive biomarker of cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis C 
Angel Hernández-Bartolomé, Rosario López-Rodríguez, María Jesús Borque, Leticia González-Moreno, Yolanda Real-Martínez, Luisa García-Buey, Ricardo Moreno-Otero, Paloma Sanz-Cameno 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9744-9751. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9744
Transient receptor potential vanilloid 1-immunoreactive signals in murine enteric glial cells 
Masahiro Yamamoto, Mitsue Nishiyama, Seiichi Iizuka, Shigeaki Suzuki, Norihiro Suzuki, Sadakazu Aiso, Jin Nakahara 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9752-9764. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9752
Anticancer effect of linalool via cancer-specific hydroxyl radical generation in human colon cancer 
Kenichi Iwasaki, Yun-Wen Zheng, Soichiro Murata, Hiromu Ito, Ken Nakayama, Tomohiro Kurokawa, Naoki Sano, Takeshi Nowatari, Myra O Villareal, Yumiko N Nagano, Hiroko Isoda, Hirofumi Matsui, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9765-9774. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9765
Naringenin protects against isoniazid- and rifampicin-induced apoptosis in hepatic injury 
Chao Wang, Rui-Qin Fan, Yan-Xiang Zhang, Hao Nie, Kan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9775-9783. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9775
Effects of ω-3 fatty acids on toll-like receptor 4 and nuclear factor-κB p56 in lungs of rats with severe acute pancreatitis 
Bin Wang, Xiao-Wei Wu, Mei-Xia Guo, Min-Li Li, Xiao-Bing Xu, Xin-Xin Jin, Xiao-Hua Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9784-9793. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9784
Retrospective Study
Association between Helicobacter pylori status and metachronous gastric cancer after endoscopic resection 
Sung Bum Kim, Si Hyung Lee, Seung Il Bae, Yo Han Jeong, Se Hoon Sohn, Kyeong Ok Kim, Byung Ik Jang, Tae Nyeun Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9794-9802. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9794
Prognostic implications of FGFR1 and MYC status in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Dohee Kwon, Ji Yun Yun, Bhumsuk Keam, Young Tae Kim, Yoon Kyung Jeon 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9803-9812. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9803
IFIT1 polymorphisms predict interferon-α treatment efficiency for hepatitis B virus infection 
Dong-Ying Xie, Shi-Ming Wang, Jing-Min Yang, Liang-Hui Wang, Hong-Yan Chen, Cong Huai, Jia Shang, Qing Mao, Chun-Liang Lei, Guang-Han Luo, Ji Qian, Da-Ru Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9813-9821. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9813
Therapeutic efficacy and stent patency of transhepatic portal vein stenting after surgery 
Ung Bae Jeon, Chang Won Kim, Tae Un Kim, Ki Seok Choo, Joo Yeon Jang, Kyung Jin Nam, Chong Woo Chu, Je Ho Ryu 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9822-9828. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9822
Observational Study
Attempt to calculate the prevalence and features of chronic hepatitis C infection in Tuscany using administrative data 
Caterina Silvestri, Simone Bartolacci, Pasquale Pepe, Mirko Monnini, Fabio Voller, Francesco Cipriani, Cristina Stasi 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9829-9835. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9829
Clinical features of HBsAg seroclearance in hepatitis B virus carriers in South Korea: A retrospective longitudinal study 
Young Min Park, Seong Gyu Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9836-9843. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9836
Disease-specific miR-34a as diagnostic marker of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in a Chinese population 
Xiao-Lin Liu, Qin Pan, Rui-Nan Zhang, Feng Shen, Shi-Yan Yan, Chao Sun, Zheng-Jie Xu, Yuan-Wen Chen, Jian-Gao Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9844-9852. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9844
Prospective Study
Hepatitis E virus: Western Cape, South Africa 
Richie G Madden, Sebastian Wallace, Mark Sonderup, Stephen Korsman, Tawanda Chivese, Bronwyn Gavine, Aniefiok Edem, Roxy Govender, Nathan English, Christy Kaiyamo, Odelia Lutchman, Annemiek A van der Eijk, Suzan D Pas, Glynn W Webb, Joanne Palmer, Elizabeth Goddard, Sean Wasserman, Harry R Dalton, C Wendy Spearman 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9853-9859. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9853
Case Report
Spontaneous rupture of hepatic metastasis from a thymoma: A case report 
Ho Jae Kim, Yong Eun Park, Min Seo Ki, Se Ju Lee, Seung Hun Beom, Dai Hoon Han, Young Nyun Park, Jun Yong Park 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9860-9864. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9860
Pediatric living donor liver transplantation for congenital hepatic fibrosis using a mother’s graft with von Meyenburg complex: A case report 
Naoya Yamada, Yukihiro Sanada, Takumi Katano, Masahisa Tashiro, Yuta Hirata, Noriki Okada, Yoshiyuki Ihara, Atsushi Miki, Hideki Sasanuma, Taizen Urahashi, Yasunaru Sakuma, Koichi Mizuta 
World J Gastroenterol 22(44):9865-9870. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i44.9865