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Editorial
Evolving role of the endoscopist in management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors 
Cemal Yazici, Brian R Boulay 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4847-4855. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4847
Current research and treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Kheng Tian Lim, Kok Yang Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4856-4866. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4856
Review
Significance of dormant forms of Helicobacter pylori in ulcerogenesis 
Vasiliy Ivanovich Reshetnyak, Tatiana Magomedalievna Reshetnyak 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4867-4878. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4867
Minireviews
Prognostic significance of red blood cell distribution width in gastrointestinal disorders 
Hemant Goyal, Giuseppe Lippi, Altin Gjymishka, Bijo John, Rajiv Chhabra, Elizabeth May 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4879-4891. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4879
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation in gastroenterology: New horizons in search 
Satyarth Chaudhary, Si-Yu Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4892-4896. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4892
Basic Study
Genetic association and epistatic interaction of the interleukin-10 signaling pathway in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease 
Zhenwu Lin, Zhong Wang, John P Hegarty, Tony R Lin, Yunhua Wang, Sue Deiling, Rongling Wu, Neal J Thomas, Joanna Floros 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4897-4909. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4897
Generation of glyceraldehyde-derived advanced glycation end-products in pancreatic cancer cells and the potential of tumor promotion 
Takanobu Takata, Tadashi Ueda, Akiko Sakasai-Sakai, Masayoshi Takeuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4910-4919. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4910
Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of hydrogen-rich water alleviate ethanol-induced fatty liver in mice 
Ching-Pin Lin, Wen-Chen Chuang, Fung-Jou Lu, Chih-Yen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4920-4934. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4920
Human liver chimeric mouse model based on diphtheria toxin-induced liver injury 
Xiao-Nan Ren, Rong-Rong Ren, Hua Yang, Bo-Yin Qin, Xiu-Hua Peng, Li-Xiang Chen, Shun Li, Meng-Jiao Yuan, Chao Wang, Xiao-Hui Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4935-4941. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4935
Retrospective Study
Perinatal transmission in infants of mothers with chronic hepatitis B in California 
Jennifer C Burgis, Darryl Kong, Catheryn Salibay, Jennifer Zipprich, Kathleen Harriman, Samuel So 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4942-4949. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4942
Outcome of a session of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy before endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for problematic and large common bile duct stones 
Tao Tao, Ming Zhang, Qi-Jie Zhang, Liang Li, Tao Li, Xiao Zhu, Ming-Dong Li, Gui-Hua Li, Shu-Xia Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4950-4957. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4950
Prospective Study
Genetic polymorphisms predict response to anti-tumor necrosis factor treatment in Crohn’s disease 
Uri Netz, Jane Victoria Carter, Maurice Robert Eichenberger, Gerald Wayne Dryden, Jianmin Pan, Shesh Nath Rai, Susan Galandiuk 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4958-4967. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4958
New formula for predicting standard liver volume in Chinese adults 
Ling-Mei Feng, Pei-Qin Wang, Hong Yu, Ru-Tan Chen, Jian Wang, Xia Sheng, Zong-Li Yuan, Pei-Mei Shi, Wei-Fen Xie, Xin Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4968-4977. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4968
Postoperative decrease of serum albumin predicts short-term complications in patients undergoing gastric cancer resection 
Zhi-Jian Liu, Xiao-Long Ge, Shi-Chao Ai, Hong-Kan Wang, Feng Sun, Li Chen, Wen-Xian Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4978-4985. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4978
Systematic Review
Management of inflammatory bowel disease with Clostridium difficile infection 
Julie D’Aoust, Robert Battat, Talat Bessissow 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):4986-5003. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4986
Meta-Analysis
Effect of silymarin on biochemical indicators in patients with liver disease: Systematic review with meta-analysis 
Camila Ribeiro de Avelar, Emile Miranda Pereira, Priscila Ribas de Farias Costa, Rosângela Passos de Jesus, Lucivalda Pereira Magalhães de Oliveira 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):5004-5017. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.5004
High expression of anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-2 is a good prognostic factor in colorectal cancer: Result of a meta-analysis 
Qi Huang, Shu Li, Pu Cheng, Mei Deng, Xin He, Zhen Wang, Cheng-Hui Yang, Xiao-Ying Zhao, Jian Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):5018-5033. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.5018
Case Report
Liver injury after aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid treatment of hemorrhoids 
Kenichi Yoshikawa, Reimi Kawashima, Yuki Hirose, Keiko Shibata, Takafumi Akasu, Noriko Hagiwara, Takeharu Yokota, Nami Imai, Akira Iwaku, Go Kobayashi, Hirohiko Kobayashi, Akiyoshi Kinoshita, Nao Fushiya, Hiroyuki Kijima, Kazuhiko Koike, Masayuki Saruta 
World J Gastroenterol 23(27):5034-5040. Published online Jul 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.5034