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Review
Portal hypertension: Imaging of portosystemic collateral pathways and associated image-guided therapy 
Murad Feroz Bandali, Anirudh Mirakhur, Edward Wolfgang Lee, Mollie Clarke Ferris, David James Sadler, Robin Ritchie Gray, Jason Kam Wong 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1735-1746. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1735
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease connections with fat-free tissues: A focus on bone and skeletal muscle 
Eleonora Poggiogalle, Lorenzo Maria Donini, Andrea Lenzi, Claudio Chiesa, Lucia Pacifico 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1747-1757. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1747
Minireviews
Ghrelin and gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Chang-Zhen Zhu, Dong Liu, Wei-Ming Kang, Jian-Chun Yu, Zhi-Qiang Ma, Xin Ye, Kang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1758-1763. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1758
Basic Study
Hyperplasia vs hypertrophy in tissue regeneration after extensive liver resection 
Fabio Marongiu, Michela Marongiu, Antonella Contini, Monica Serra, Erika Cadoni, Riccardo Murgia, Ezio Laconi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1764-1770. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1764
Catheterization of the gallbladder: A novel mouse model of severe acute cholangitis 
Jian-Hua Yu, Hai-Jun Tang, Wei-Guang Zhang, Zhi-Yang Zhu, Xin-Xian Ruan, Bao-Chun Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1771-1779. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1771
Clinicopathological significance of overexpression of interleukin-6 in colorectal cancer 
Jun Zeng, Zhong-Hua Tang, Shuang Liu, Shan-Shan Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1780-1786. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1780
Integrated analysis of microRNA and mRNA expression profiles in HBx-expressing hepatic cells 
Ruo-Chan Chen, Juan Wang, Xu-Yuan Kuang, Fang Peng, Yong-Ming Fu, Yan Huang, Ning Li, Xue-Gong Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1787-1795. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1787
ECRG2 enhances the anti-cancer effects of cisplatin in cisplatin-resistant esophageal cancer cells via upregulation of p53 and downregulation of PCNA 
Xin-Fang Hou, Lin-Ping Xu, Hai-Yan Song, Shuai Li, Chen Wu, Ju-Feng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1796-1803. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1796
Therapeutic effect of curcumin on experimental colitis mediated by inhibiting CD8+CD11c+ cells 
Hai-Mei Zhao, Fei Han, Rong Xu, Xiao-Ying Huang, Shao-Min Cheng, Min-Fang Huang, Hai-Yang Yue, Xin Wang, Yong Zou, Han-Lin Xu, Duan-Yong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1804-1815. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1804
miR-34a mediates oxaliplatin resistance of colorectal cancer cells by inhibiting macroautophagy via transforming growth factor-β/Smad4 pathway 
Chen Sun, Fu-Jing Wang, Hao-Gang Zhang, Xun-Zheng Xu, Rui-Chun Jia, Lei Yao, Peng-Fei Qiao 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1816-1827. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1816
Experimental porcine model of complex fistula-in-ano 
Ma-Mu-Ti-Jiang A Ba-Bai-Ke-Re, Hui Chen, Xue Liu, Yun-Hai Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1828-1835. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1828
Retrospective Cohort Study
Serum HER2 as a predictive biomarker for tissue HER2 status and prognosis in patients with gastric cancer 
Hong-Zhi Shi, Yu-Ning Wang, Xiao-Hui Huang, Ke-Cheng Zhang, Hong-Qing Xi, Jian-Xin Cui, Guo-Xiao Liu, Wen-Tao Liang, Bo Wei, Lin Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1836-1842. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1836
Endoscopic submucosal tunnel dissection of upper gastrointestinal submucosal tumors: A comparative study of hook knife vs hybrid knife 
Jie-Qiong Zhou, Xiao-Wei Tang, Yu-Tang Ren, Zheng-Jie Wei, Si-Lin Huang, Qiao-Ping Gao, Xiao-Feng Zhang, Jian-Feng Yang, Wei Gong, Bo Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1843-1850. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1843
Clinical Trials Study
Percutaneous intraductal radiofrequency ablation for treatment of biliary stent occlusion: A preliminary result 
Ning Xia, Ju Gong, Jian Lu, Zhi-Jin Chen, Li-Yun Zhang, Zhong-Min Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1851-1856. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1851
Observational Study
Hospital resource intensity and cirrhosis mortality in United States 
Amit K Mathur, Apurba K Chakrabarti, Jessica L Mellinger, Michael L Volk, Ryan Day, Andrew L Singer, Winston R Hewitt, Kunam S Reddy, Adyr A Moss 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1857-1865. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1857
Mortality associated with hepatitis C and hepatitis B virus infection: A nationwide study on multiple causes of death data 
Ugo Fedeli, Enrico Grande, Francesco Grippo, Luisa Frova 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1866-1871. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1866
Prognostic value of site-specific metastases in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database analysis 
Hani Oweira, Ulf Petrausch, Daniel Helbling, Jan Schmidt, Meinrad Mannhart, Arianeb Mehrabi, Othmar Schöb, Anwar Giryes, Michael Decker, Omar Abdel-Rahman 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1872-1880. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1872
Role of illness perception and self-efficacy in lifestyle modification among non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients 
Shira Zelber-Sagi, Shiran Bord, Gali Dror-Lavi, Matthew Lee Smith, Samuel D Towne Jr, Assaf Buch, Muriel Webb, Hanny Yeshua, Assy Nimer, Oren Shibolet 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1881-1890. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1881
Validation of the chinese version of the EORTC QLQ-CR29 in patients with colorectal cancer 
Jin-Bo Lin, Lei Zhang, Dong-Wen Wu, Zhou-Huan Xi, Xue-Jun Wang, Yun-Shou Lin, Wakana Fujiwara, Jing-Ru Tian, Min Wang, Peng Peng, Ai Guo, Zhen Yang, Le Luo, Ling-Ya Jiang, Qia-Qia Li, Xue-Ying Zhang, Yun-Feng Zhang, Hou-Wei Xu, Bing Yang, Xun-Lin Li, Yi-Xiong Lei 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1891-1898. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1891
Systematic Reviews
Microbiome and pancreatic cancer: A comprehensive topic review of literature 
Natalie Ertz-Archambault, Paul Keim, Daniel Von Hoff 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1899-1908. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1899
Meta-Analysis
Markers of systemic inflammation and colorectal adenoma risk: Meta-analysis of observational studies 
Justyna Godos, Antonio Biondi, Fabio Galvano, Francesco Basile, Salvatore Sciacca, Edward L Giovannucci, Giuseppe Grosso 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1909-1919. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1909
Case Report
Supraclavicular lymph node metastases from malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the jejunum: A case report with review of the literature 
Chi Ma, Shao-Long Hao, Xin-Cheng Liu, Jin-Yao Nin, Guo-Chang Wu, Li-Xin Jiang, Alessandro Fancellu, Alberto Porcu, Hai-Tao Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 23(10):1920-1924. Published online Mar 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i10.1920