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Editorial
Typhoid intestinal perforation in developing countries: Still unavoidable deaths? 
Sandro Contini 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1925-1931. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1925
Review
Insights on the use of biosimilars in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 
Michael K Zheng, David Q Shih, Gary C Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1932-1943. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1932
Role of autophagy in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease 
Tomoya Iida, Kei Onodera, Hiroshi Nakase 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1944-1953. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1944
Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients on novel oral anticoagulants: Risk, prevention and management 
Ka-Shing Cheung, Wai K Leung 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1954-1963. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1954
Traditional Chinese herbal extracts inducing autophagy as a novel approach in therapy of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Cong Liu, Jia-Zhi Liao, Pei-Yuan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1964-1973. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1964
Minireviews
Clinical translation of bioartificial liver support systems with human pluripotent stem cell-derived hepatic cells 
Ryoichi Sakiyama, Brandon J Blau, Toshio Miki 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1974-1979. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1974
Basic Study
Effect of treatment failure on the CagA EPIYA motif in Helicobacter pylori strains from Colombian subjects 
Javier Andres Bustamante-Rengifo, Andres Jenuer Matta, Alvaro Jairo Pazos, Luis Eduardo Bravo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1980-1989. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1980
Chemotherapy response evaluation in a mouse model of gastric cancer using intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion-weighted MRI and histopathology 
Jin Cheng, Yi Wang, Chun-Fang Zhang, He Wang, Wei-Zhen Wu, Feng Pan, Nan Hong, Jie Deng 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):1990-2001. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.1990
Antioxidant axis Nrf2-keap1-ARE in inhibition of alcoholic liver fibrosis by IL-22 
Ya-Hui Ni, Li-Juan Huo, Ting-Ting Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2002-2011. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2002
Expression of CRM1 and CDK5 shows high prognostic accuracy for gastric cancer 
Yu-Qin Sun, Jian-Wei Xie, Hong-Teng Xie, Peng-Chen Chen, Xiu-Li Zhang, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Long-Long Cao, Chang-Ming Huang, Yao Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2012-2022. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2012
Retrospective Cohort Study
Colonic ulcerations may predict steroid-refractory course in patients with ipilimumab-mediated enterocolitis 
Animesh Jain, Evan J Lipson, William H Sharfman, Steven R Brant, Mark G Lazarev 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2023-2028. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2023
Predictive factors for compliance with transanal irrigation for the treatment of defecation disorders 
Clémence Bildstein, Chloé Melchior, Guillaume Gourcerol, Estelle Boueyre, Valérie Bridoux, Eric Vérin, Anne-Marie Leroi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2029-2036. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2029
Retrospective Study
Is endoscopic ultrasonography essential for endoscopic resection of small rectal neuroendocrine tumors? 
Su Bum Park, Dong Jun Kim, Hyung Wook Kim, Cheol Woong Choi, Dae Hwan Kang, Su Jin Kim, Hyeong Seok Nam 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2037-2043. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2037
Pancreatic hardness: Correlation of surgeon’s palpation, durometer measurement and preoperative magnetic resonance imaging features 
Tae Ho Hong, Joon-Il Choi, Michael Yong Park, Sung Eun Rha, Young Joon Lee, Young Kyoung You, Moon Hyung Choi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2044-2051. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2044
Observational Study
Infection does not increase long-term mortality in patients with acute severe alcoholic hepatitis treated with corticosteroids 
Ashwin D Dhanda, Ashish Sinha, Vicky Hunt, Sarah Saleem, Matthew E Cramp, Peter L Collins 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2052-2059. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2052
Factors associated with residual gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms in patients receiving proton pump inhibitor maintenance therapy 
Fumiaki Kawara, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Yoshinori Morita, Atsushi Uda, Atsuhiro Masuda, Masaya Saito, Makoto Ooi, Tsukasa Ishida, Yasuyuki Kondo, Shiei Yoshida, Tatsuya Okuno, Yoshihiko Yano, Masaru Yoshida, Hiromu Kutsumi, Takanobu Hayakumo, Kazuhiko Yamashita, Takeshi Hirano, Midori Hirai, Takeshi Azuma 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2060-2067. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2060
Quality of life after total vs distal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction: Use of the Postgastrectomy Syndrome Assessment Scale-45 
Masazumi Takahashi, Masanori Terashima, Hiroshi Kawahira, Eishi Nagai, Yoshikazu Uenosono, Shinichi Kinami, Yasuhiro Nagata, Masashi Yoshida, Keishiro Aoyagi, Yasuhiro Kodera, Koji Nakada 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2068-2076. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2068
Prospective Study
Multi-analyte analysis of cytokines that predict outcomes in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma treated with radiotherapy 
Hyejung Cha, Eun Jung Lee, Jinsil Seong 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2077-2085. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2077
Case Report
Severe infection with multidrug-resistant Salmonella choleraesuis in a young patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis 
Philip G Ferstl, Claudia Reinheimer, Katalin Jozsa, Stefan Zeuzem, Volkhard AJ Kempf, Oliver Waidmann, Georgios Grammatikos 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2086-2089. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2086
Dynamic enhanced computed tomography imaging findings of an inflammatory fibroid polyp with massive fibrosis in the stomach 
Eun Jung Shim, Sung Eun Ahn, Dong Ho Lee, Seong Jin Park, Youn Wha Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 23(11):2090-2094. Published online Mar 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i11.2090