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Editorial
Liver transplantation for intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma: An adaptive approach 
Marco Biolato, Giuseppe Marrone, Luca Miele, Antonio Gasbarrini, Antonio Grieco 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3195-3204. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3195
Immune response to vaccines in children with celiac disease 
Caterina Anania, Francesca Olivero, Alessandra Spagnolo, Claudio Chiesa, Lucia Pacifico 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3205-3213. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3205
Review
Inflammatory bowel disease in liver transplanted patients 
Tajana Filipec Kanizaj, Maja Mijic 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3214-3227. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3214
Platelets in liver disease, cancer and regeneration 
Tomohiro Kurokawa, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3228-3239. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3228
Basic Study
Thiopurine use associated with reduced B and natural killer cells in inflammatory bowel disease 
James D Lord, Donna M Shows 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3240-3251. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3240
Hepatitis B virus X protein induces hepatic stem cell-like features in hepatocellular carcinoma by activating KDM5B 
Xuyang Wang, Naoki Oishi, Tetsuro Shimakami, Taro Yamashita, Masao Honda, Seishi Murakami, Shuichi Kaneko 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3252-3261. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3252
Artificial liver support in pigs with acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure 
Guo-Lin He, Lei Feng, Lei Cai, Chen-Jie Zhou, Yuan Cheng, Ze-Sheng Jiang, Ming-Xin Pan, Yi Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3262-3268. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3262
Effects of sleeve gastrectomy plus trunk vagotomy compared with sleeve gastrectomy on glucose metabolism in diabetic rats 
Teng Liu, Ming-Wei Zhong, Yi Liu, Xin Huang, Yu-Gang Cheng, Ke-Xin Wang, Shao-Zhuang Liu, San-Yuan Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3269-3278. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3269
Wall shear stress in portal vein of cirrhotic patients with portal hypertension 
Wei Wei, Yan-Song Pu, Xin-Kai Wang, An Jiang, Rui Zhou, Yu Li, Qiu-Juan Zhang, Ya-Juan Wei, Bin Chen, Zong-Fang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3279-3286. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3279
Case Control Study
Risk of progression of Barrett's esophagus in patients with cirrhosis 
Tehilla Apfel, Rocio Lopez, Madhusudhan R Sanaka, Prashanthi N Thota 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3287-3294. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3287
Retrospective Study
Clinical significance of hypoechoic submandibular gland lesions in type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis 
Shinichi Takano, Mitsuharu Fukasawa, Makoto Kadokura, Hiroko Shindo, Ei Takahashi, Sumio Hirose, Yoshimitsu Fukasawa, Satoshi Kawakami, Tadashi Sato, Nobuyuki Enomoto 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3295-3300. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3295
Benefit of neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced perihilar cholangiocarcinoma 
Jang Han Jung, Hyun Jik Lee, Hee Seung Lee, Jung Hyun Jo, In Rae Cho, Moon Jae Chung, Jeong Youp Park, Seung Woo Park, Si Young Song, Seungmin Bang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3301-3308. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3301
Ling classification describes endoscopic progressive process of achalasia and successful peroral endoscopy myotomy prevents endoscopic progression of achalasia 
Wen-Gang Zhang, En-Qiang Linghu, Ning-Li Chai, Hui-Kai Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3309-3314. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3309
Observational Study
Disruptive behavior in the workplace: Challenges for gastroenterology fellows 
Nalinee Srisarajivakul, Catherine Lucero, Xiao-Jing Wang, Michael Poles, Colleen Gillespie, Sondra Zabar, Elizabeth Weinshel, Lisa Malter 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3315-3321. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3315
Correlation of endoscopic disease severity with pediatric ulcerative colitis activity index score in children and young adults with ulcerative colitis 
Basavaraj Kerur, Heather J Litman, Julia Bender Stern, Sarah Weber, Jenifer R Lightdale, Paul A Rufo, Athos Bousvaros 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3322-3329. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3322
Stress and sleep quality in doctors working on-call shifts are associated with functional gastrointestinal disorders 
Soo-Kyung Lim, Seung Jin Yoo, Dae Lim Koo, Chae A Park, Han Jun Ryu, Yong Jin Jung, Ji Bong Jeong, Byeong Gwan Kim, Kook Lae Lee, Seong-Joon Koh 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3330-3337. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3330
Prospective Study
In vivo and ex vivo confocal endomicroscopy of pancreatic cystic lesions: A prospective study 
Somashekar G Krishna, Rohan M Modi, Amrit K Kamboj, Benjamin J Swanson, Phil A Hart, Mary E Dillhoff, Andrei Manilchuk, Carl R Schmidt, Darwin L Conwell 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3338-3348. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3338
Chronological age when healthcare transition skills are mastered in adolescents/young adults with inflammatory bowel disease 
Natalie Stollon, Yi Zhong, Maria Ferris, Suneet Bhansali, Brian Pitts, Eniko Rak, Maureen Kelly, Sandra Kim, Miranda A L van Tilburg 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3349-3355. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3349
Randomized Controlled Trial
Low-FODMAP diet reduces irritable bowel symptoms in patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Natalia Pedersen, Dorit Vedel Ankersen, Maria Felding, Henrik Wachmann, Zsuzsanna Végh, Line Molzen, Johan Burisch, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Pia Munkholm 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3356-3366. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3356
Evidence-Based Medicine
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing before first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with dual or triple antibiotic resistance 
Angel Cosme, Milagrosa Montes, Begoña Ibarra, Esther Tamayo, Horacio Alonso, Usua Mendarte, Jacobo Lizasoan, Marta Herreros-Villanueva, Luis Bujanda 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3367-3373. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3367
Case Report
Severe esophageal injury after radiofrequency ablation - a deadly complication 
Nurit Katz-Agranov, Moises I Nevah Rubin 
World J Gastroenterol 23(18):3374-3378. Published online May 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i18.3374