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Editorial
Liver and the defects of cholesterol and bile acids biosynthesis: Rare disorders many diagnostic pitfalls 
Gaetano Corso, Antonio Dello Russo, Monica Gelzo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5257-5265. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5257
Review
Contribution of galectin-1, a glycan-binding protein, to gastrointestinal tumor progression 
María L Bacigalupo, Pablo Carabias, María F Troncoso 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5266-5281. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5266
From diagnosis to treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: An epidemic problem for both developed and developing world 
Dimitrios Dimitroulis, Christos Damaskos, Serena Valsami, Spyridon Davakis, Nikolaos Garmpis, Eleftherios Spartalis, Antonios Athanasiou, Demetrios Moris, Stratigoula Sakellariou, Stylianos Kykalos, Gerasimos Tsourouflis, Anna Garmpi, Ioanna Delladetsima, Konstantinos Kontzoglou, Gregory Kouraklis 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5282-5294. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5282
Basic Study
Partial external biliary diversion in bile salt export pump deficiency: Association between outcome and mutation 
Philipp Ellinger, Jan Stindt, Carola Dröge, Katharina Sattler, Claudia Stross, Stefanie Kluge, Diran Herebian, Sander H J Smits, Martin Burdelski, Sebastian Schulz-Jürgensen, Antje Ballauff, Jan Schulte am Esch, Ertan Mayatepek, Dieter Häussinger, Ralf Kubitz, Lutz Schmitt 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5295-5303. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5295
Celecoxib-induced gastrointestinal, liver and brain lesions in rats, counteraction by BPC 157 or L-arginine, aggravation by L-NAME 
Domagoj Drmic, Danijela Kolenc, Spomenko Ilic, Lara Bauk, Marko Sever, Anita Zenko Sever, Kresimir Luetic, Jelena Suran, Sven Seiwerth, Predrag Sikiric 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5304-5312. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5304
Hwangryunhaedok-tang induces the depolarization of pacemaker potentials through 5-HT3 and 5-HT4 receptors in cultured murine small intestine interstitial cells of Cajal 
Hyun Jung Kim, Guem San Lee, Hyungwoo Kim, Byung Joo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5313-5323. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5313
MicroRNA exhibit altered expression in the inflamed colonic mucosa of ulcerative colitis patients 
Swati Valmiki, Vineet Ahuja, Jaishree Paul 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5324-5332. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5324
Salvianolic acid B protects hepatocytes from H2O2 injury by stabilizing the lysosomal membrane 
Xiao-Feng Yan, Pei Zhao, Dong-Yan Ma, Yi-Lu Jiang, Jiao-Jiao Luo, Liu Liu, Xiao-Ling Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5333-5344. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5333
PBX1 attributes as a determinant of connexin 32 downregulation in Helicobacter pylori-related gastric carcinogenesis 
Xiao-Ming Liu, Can-Xia Xu, Lin-Fang Zhang, Li-Hua Huang, Ting-Zi Hu, Rong Li, Xiu-Juan Xia, Lin-Yong Xu, Ling Luo, Xiao-Xia Jiang, Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5345-5355. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5345
Case Control Study
Influence of dietary isoflavone intake on gastrointestinal symptoms in ulcerative colitis individuals in remission 
Dominika Głąbska, Dominika Guzek, Dominika Grudzińska, Gustaw Lech 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5356-5363. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5356
Genetic polymorphisms of MAFK, encoding a small Maf protein, are associated with susceptibility to ulcerative colitis in Japan 
Tomiyasu Arisawa, Masakatsu Nakamura, Toshimi Otsuka, Wu Jing, Naoko Sakurai, Hikaru Takano, Tasuku Hayashi, Masafumi Ota, Tomoe Nomura, Ranji Hayashi, Takeo Shimasaki, Tomomitsu Tahara, Tomoyuki Shibata 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5364-5370. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5364
Retrospective Study
Elaboration and validation of Crohn’s disease anoperineal lesions consensual definitions 
Clémence Horaist, Vincent de Parades, Laurent Abramowitz, Paul Benfredj, Guillaume Bonnaud, Dominique Bouchard, Nadia Fathallah, Agnès Sénéjoux, Laurent Siproudhis, Ghislain Staumont, Manuelle Viguier, Philippe Marteau 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5371-5378. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5371
Efficacy of tolvaptan for the patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma 
Masayuki Miyazaki, Masayoshi Yada, Kosuke Tanaka, Takeshi Senjyu, Takeshi Goya, Kenta Motomura, Motoyuki Kohjima, Masaki Kato, Akihide Masumoto, Kazuhiro Kotoh 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5379-5385. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5379
Outcomes of preoperative endoscopic nasobiliary drainage and endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage for malignant distal biliary obstruction prior to pancreaticoduodenectomy 
Guo-Qiang Zhang, Yong Li, Yu-Ping Ren, Nan-Tao Fu, Hai-Bing Chen, Jun-Wu Yang, Wei-Dong Xiao 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5386-5394. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5386
Clinical Trials Study
Phase I clinical study of personalized peptide vaccination combined with radiotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma 
Jie Shen, Li-Feng Wang, Zheng-Yun Zou, Wei-Wei Kong, Jing Yan, Fan-Yan Meng, Fang-Jun Chen, Juan Du, Jie Shao, Qiu-Ping Xu, Hao-Zhen Ren, Ru-Tian Li, Jia Wei, Xiao-Ping Qian, Bao-Rui Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5395-5404. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5395
Observational Study
Transition clinic attendance is associated with improved beliefs and attitudes toward medicine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
Nancy Fu, Kevan Jacobson, Andrew Round, Kathi Evans, Hong Qian, Brian Bressler 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5405-5411. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5405
Gut barrier failure biomarkers are associated with poor disease outcome in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis 
Tamas Tornai, Eszter Palyu, Zsuzsanna Vitalis, Istvan Tornai, David Tornai, Peter Antal-Szalmas, Gary L Norman, Zakera Shums, Gabor Veres, Antal Dezsofi, Gabriella Par, Alajos Par, Peter Orosz, Ferenc Szalay, Peter Laszlo Lakatos, Maria Papp 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5412-5421. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5412
Efficacy of forced coagulation with low high-frequency power setting during endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Tsukasa Ishida, Takashi Toyonaga, Yoshiko Ohara, Tadao Nakashige, Yasuaki Kitamura, Ryusuke Ariyoshi, Hiroshi Takihara, Shinichi Baba, Tetsuya Yoshizaki, Fumiaki Kawara, Shinwa Tanaka, Yoshinori Morita, Eiji Umegaki, Namiko Hoshi, Takeshi Azuma 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5422-5430. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5422
Prospective Study
Clinical outcomes of isolated renal failure compared to other forms of organ failure in patients with severe acute pancreatitis 
Amir Gougol, Mohannad Dugum, Anwar Dudekula, Phil Greer, Adam Slivka, David C Whitcomb, Dhiraj Yadav, Georgios I Papachristou 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5431-5437. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5431
Systematic Review
Laparoscopic ultrasonography as an alternative to intraoperative cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
Alexandra Dili, Claude Bertrand 
World J Gastroenterol 23(29):5438-5450. Published online Aug 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i29.5438