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Is there still a role for the hepatic locoregional treatment of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors in the era of systemic targeted therapies? 
Federica Cavalcoli, Emanuele Rausa, Dario Conte, Antonio Federico Nicolini, Sara Massironi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2640-2650. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2640
Hepatitis B virus infection and alcohol consumption 
Ayako Iida-Ueno, Masaru Enomoto, Akihiro Tamori, Norifumi Kawada 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2651-2659. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2651
Endoscopic management of pancreatic fluid collections-revisited 
Zaheer Nabi, Jahangeer Basha, D Nageshwar Reddy 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2660-2672. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2660
Basic Study
Overexpression of fibrinogen-like protein 2 protects against T cell-induced colitis 
Agata Bartczak, Jianhua Zhang, Oyedele Adeyi, Achiya Amir, David Grant, Reginald Gorczynski, Nazia Selzner, Andrzej Chruscinski, Gary A Levy 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2673-2684. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2673
Changes in human hepatic metabolism in steatosis and cirrhosis 
Zoe Schofield, Michelle AC Reed, Philip N Newsome, David H Adams, Ulrich L Günther, Patricia F Lalor 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2685-2695. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2685
Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and Bifidobacterium longum BB536 on the healthy gut microbiota composition at phyla and species level: A preliminary study 
Marco Toscano, Roberta De Grandi, Laura Stronati, Elena De Vecchi, Lorenzo Drago 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2696-2704. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2696
Effects of Hwangryunhaedok-tang on gastrointestinal motility function in mice 
Hyoyeon Kim, Iksung Kim, Min Cheol Lee, Hyun Jung Kim, Guem San Lee, Hyungwoo Kim, Byung Joo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2705-2715. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2705
Role of Δ133p53 isoform in NF-κB inhibitor PDTC-mediated growth inhibition of MKN45 gastric cancer cells 
Hong-Mei Zhang, Xiao-Guang Sang, Yan-Ze Wang, Can Cui, Li Zhang, Wan-Sheng Ji 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2716-2722. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2716
Retrospective Cohort Study
Optimal treatment for Siewert type II and III adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction: A retrospective cohort study with long-term follow-up 
Kei Hosoda, Keishi Yamashita, Hiromitsu Moriya, Hiroaki Mieno, Masahiko Watanabe 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2723-2730. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2723
Retrospective Study
Colorectal and interval cancers of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in the Basque Country (Spain) 
Isabel Portillo, Eunate Arana-Arri, Isabel Idigoras, Isabel Bilbao, Lorea Martínez-Indart, Luis Bujanda, Iñaki Gutierrez-Ibarluzea 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2731-2742. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2731
Performance of 18-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography for esophageal cancer screening 
Masau Sekiguchi, Takashi Terauchi, Yasuo Kakugawa, Naoki Shimada, Yutaka Saito, Takahisa Matsuda 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2743-2749. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2743
Association of obesity with Helicobacter pylori infection: A retrospective study 
Mei-Yan Xu, Lan Liu, Bao-Shi Yuan, Jian Yin, Qing-Bin Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2750-2756. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2750
Outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with stage IB and IIA pancreatic cancer according to the 8th edition American Joint Committee on Cancer criteria 
Yang Li, Chuan-Gang Tang, Yu Zhao, Wu-You Cao, Guo-Feng Qu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2757-2762. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2757
Clinical Trials Study
Patients with non-viral liver disease have a greater tumor burden and less curative treatment options when diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Waled Mohsen, Marcia Rodov, Emilia Prakoso, Barbara Charlton, David G Bowen, David J Koorey, Nicholas A Shackel, Geoffrey W McCaughan, Simone I Strasser 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2763-2770. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2763
Urinary metabolomics analysis identifies key biomarkers of different stages of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Shu Dong, Zong-Ying Zhan, Hong-Yan Cao, Chao Wu, Yan-Qin Bian, Jian-Yuan Li, Gen-Hong Cheng, Ping Liu, Ming-Yu Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2771-2784. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2771
Observational Study
Age-related impairment of esophagogastric junction relaxation and bolus flow time 
Charles Cock, Laura K Besanko, Carly M Burgstad, Alison Thompson, Stamatiki Kritas, Richard Heddle, Robert JL Fraser, Taher I Omari 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2785-2794. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2785
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided cutting of holes and deep biopsy for diagnosis of gastric infiltrative tumors and gastrointestinal submucosal tumors using a novel vertical diathermic loop 
Yu-Mei Liu, Xiu-Jiang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2795-2801. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2795
Non-ALT biomarkers for markedly abnormal liver histology among Chinese persistently normal alanine aminotransferase-chronic hepatitis B patients 
Jin-Lin Cheng, Xiao-Ling Wang, Shi-Gui Yang, Hong Zhao, Jing-Jing Wu, Lan-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2802-2810. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2802
Case Report
One step minilaparotomy-assisted transmesenteric portal vein recanalization combined with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement: A novel surgical proposal in pediatrics 
Gloria Pelizzo, Pietro Quaretti, Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco, Riccardo Corti, Marcello Maestri, Giulio Iacob, Valeria Calcaterra 
World J Gastroenterol 23(15):2811-2818. Published online Apr 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2811