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Laparoscopic liver resection for posterosuperior tumors using caudal approach and postural changes: A new technical approach 
Zenichi Morise 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10267-10274. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10267
Review
Visceral hypersensitivity in inflammatory bowel diseases and irritable bowel syndrome: The role of proteases 
Hannah Ceuleers, Hanne Van Spaendonk, Nikita Hanning, Jelena Heirbaut, Anne-Marie Lambeir, Jurgen Joossens, Koen Augustyns, Joris G De Man, Ingrid De Meester, Benedicte Y De Winter 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10275-10286. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10275
Protocol for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Is it rocket science? 
Tomohide Hori, Fumitaka Oike, Hiroaki Furuyama, Takafumi Machimoto, Yoshio Kadokawa, Toshiyuki Hata, Shigeru Kato, Daiki Yasukawa, Yuki Aisu, Maho Sasaki, Yusuke Kimura, Yuichiro Takamatsu, Masato Naito, Masaya Nakauchi, Takahiro Tanaka, Daigo Gunji, Kiyokuni Nakamura, Kiyoko Sato, Masahiro Mizuno, Taku Iida, Shintaro Yagi, Shinji Uemoto, Tsunehiro Yoshimura 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10287-10303. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10287
Minireviews
Fecal microbial transplant for the treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease 
Alice Yuxin Wang, Jelena Popov, Nikhil Pai 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10304-10315. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10304
Evolving management of metaplasia and dysplasia in Barrett's epithelium 
Richard P T Evans, Moustafa Mabrouk Mourad, Simon G Fisher, Simon R Bramhall 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10316-10324. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10316
Basic Study
Aging related methylation influences the gene expression of key control genes in colorectal cancer and adenoma 
Orsolya Galamb, Alexandra Kalmár, Barbara Kinga Barták, Árpád V Patai, Katalin Leiszter, Bálint Péterfia, Barnabás Wichmann, Gábor Valcz, Gábor Veres, Zsolt Tulassay, Béla Molnár 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10325-10340. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10325
Anti-viral role of toll like receptor 4 in hepatitis B virus infection: An in vitro study 
Dipanwita Das, Neelakshi Sarkar, Isha Sengupta, Ananya Pal, Debraj Saha, Manikankana Bandopadhyay, Chandrima Das, Jimmy Narayan, Shivram Prasad Singh, Runu Chakravarty 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10341-10352. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10341
Vitamin D differentially regulates Salmonella-induced intestine epithelial autophagy and interleukin-1β expression 
Fu-Chen Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10353-10363. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10353
ANGPTL2 expression in gastric cancer tissues and cells and its biological behavior 
Wei-Zhong Sheng, Yu-Sheng Chen, Chuan-Tao Tu, Juan He, Bo Zhang, Wei-Dong Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10364-10370. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10364
Retrospective Cohort Study
Dysphagia after vertical sleeve gastrectomy: Evaluation of risk factors and assessment of endoscopic intervention 
Anand Nath, Sayali Yewale, Tung Tran, John S Brebbia, Timothy R Shope, Timothy R Koch 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10371-10379. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10371
Factors associated with surgery in patients with intra-abdominal fistulizing Crohn's disease 
Shaul Yaari, Ariel Benson, Eyal Aviran, Naama Lev Cohain, Ran Oren, Jacob Sosna, Eran Israeli 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10380-10387. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10380
Clinical features of acute hepatitis E super-infections on chronic hepatitis B 
Chong Chen, Shu-Ye Zhang, Dan-Dan Zhang, Xin-Yan Li, Yu-Ling Zhang, Wei-Xia Li, Jing-Jing Yan, Min Wang, Jing-Na Xun, Chuan Lu, Yun Ling, Yu-Xian Huang, Liang Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10388-10397. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10388
Retrospective Study
High-flow nasal oxygen availability for sedation decreases the use of general anesthesia during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic ultrasound 
Roman Schumann, Nikola S Natov, Klifford A Rocuts-Martinez, Matthew D Finkelman, Tom V Phan, Sanjay R Hegde, Robert M Knapp 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10398-10405. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10398
Prognostic value of pre-treatment F-18-FDG PET-CT in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing radioembolization 
Yazan Abuodeh, Arash O Naghavi, Kamran A Ahmed, Puja S Venkat, Youngchul Kim, Bela Kis, Junsung Choi, Benjamin Biebel, Jennifer Sweeney, Daniel A Anaya, Richard Kim, Mokenge Malafa, Jessica M Frakes, Sarah E Hoffe, Ghassan El-Haddad 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10406-10414. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10406
Role of original and modified Frey's procedures in chronic pancreatitis 
Chun-Lu Tan, Hao Zhang, Min Yang, Shao-Jun Li, Xu-Bao Liu, Ke-Zhou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10415-10423. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10415
Clinical Trials Study
Laparoscopic and endoscopic co-operative surgery for non-ampullary duodenal tumors 
Daisuke Ichikawa, Shuhei Komatsu, Osamu Dohi, Yuji Naito, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Kazuhiro Kamada, Kazuma Okamoto, Yoshito Itoh, Eigo Otsuji 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10424-10431. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10424
Observational Study
Short-term effectiveness of golimumab for ulcerative colitis: Observational multicenter study 
Marta Maia Bosca-Watts, Xavier Cortes, Marisa Iborra, Jose Maria Huguet, Laura Sempere, Gloria Garcia, Rafa Gil, MariFe Garcia, Marga Muñoz, Pedro Almela, Nuria Maroto, Jose Maria Paredes 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10432-10439. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10432
Relationship between ghrelin, Helicobacter pylori and gastric mucosal atrophy in hemodialysis patients 
Hitomi Ichikawa, Mitsushige Sugimoto, Yukitoshi Sakao, Shu Sahara, Naro Ohashi, Akihiko Kato, Ken Sugimoto, Takahisa Furuta, Akira Andoh, Tadashi Sakao, Hideo Yasuda 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10440-10449. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10440
Prospective Study
Economic burden of irritable bowel syndrome in China 
Fang Zhang, Wei Xiang, Chun-Yan Li, Shu-Chuen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10450-10460. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10450
Case Report
Complete spontaneous regression of giant focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation with hepatobiliary contrast media 
Giuseppe Mamone, Settimo Caruso, Kelvin Cortis, Roberto Miraglia 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10461-10464. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10461
Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma in a 47-year-old Crohn’s disease patient on thiopurine monotherapy 
Maartje M van de Meeberg, Lauranne A A P Derikx, Harm A M Sinnige, Peet Nooijen, D Lucette Schipper, Loes H C Nissen 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10465-10470. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10465
Efficacy of additional treatment with azathioprine in a patient with prednisolone-dependent gastric sarcoidosis 
Masaki Murata, Mitsushige Sugimoto, Yoshihiro Yokota, Hiromitsu Ban, Osamu Inatomi, Shigeki Bamba, Ryoji Kushima, Akira Andoh 
World J Gastroenterol 22(47):10471-10476. Published online Dec 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i47.10471