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Editorial
Helminths as an alternative therapy for intestinal diseases 
Aytan Miranda Sipahi, Daniel Machado Baptista 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6009-6015. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6009
Review
Dextran sodium sulfate colitis murine model: An indispensable tool for advancing our understanding of inflammatory bowel diseases pathogenesis 
Derrick D Eichele, Kusum K Kharbanda 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6016-6029. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6016
Autoimmune hepatitis: Standard treatment and systematic review of alternative treatments 
Benedetta Terziroli Beretta-Piccoli, Giorgina Mieli-Vergani, Diego Vergani 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6030-6048. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6030
Minireviews
Colorectal cancer, screening and primary care: A mini literature review 
Athanasios Hadjipetrou, Dimitrios Anyfantakis, Christos G Galanakis, Miltiades Kastanakis, Serafim Kastanakis 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6049-6058. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6049
Behavioral gastroenterology: An emerging system and new frontier of action 
Lin Jia, Shu-Man Jiang, Jing Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6059-6064. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6059
Basic Study
Pharmacological evaluation of NSAID-induced gastropathy as a "Translatable" model of referred visceral hypersensitivity 
Michele Hummel, Terri Knappenberger, Meghan Reilly, Garth T Whiteside 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6065-6076. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6065
High yield reproducible rat model recapitulating human Barrett’s carcinogenesis 
Daisuke Matsui, Ashten N Omstead, Juliann E Kosovec, Yoshihiro Komatsu, Emily J Lloyd, Hailey Raphael, Ronan J Kelly, Ali H Zaidi, Blair A Jobe 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6077-6087. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6077
Changes in expression of inhibitory substances in the intramural neurons of the stomach following streptozotocin- induced diabetes in the pig 
Michał Bulc, Katarzyna Palus, Łukasz Zielonka, Magdalena Gajęcka, Jarosław Całka 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6088-6099. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6088
HOX transcript antisense intergenic RNA represses E-cadherin expression by binding to EZH2 in gastric cancer 
Wen-Ming Chen, Wei-Dong Chen, Xue-Mei Jiang, Xue-Feng Jia, Hong-Mei Wang, Qiu-Jie Zhang, Yong-Qian Shu, Hai-Bo Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6100-6110. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6100
Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II regulates colon cancer proliferation and migration via ERK1/2 and p38 pathways 
Wei Chen, Ping An, Xiao-Jing Quan, Jun Zhang, Zhong-Yin Zhou, Li-Ping Zou, He-Sheng Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6111-6118. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6111
Aberrant DNA-PKcs and ERGIC1 expression may be involved in initiation of gastric cancer 
Fu-Rong Wang, Yu-Cai Wei, Zhi-Jian Han, Wen-Ting He, Xiao-Ying Guan, Hao Chen, Yu-Min Li 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6119-6127. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6119
Retrospective Cohort Study
Real-world treatment patterns of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors: A claims database analysis 
Al B Benson III, Michael S Broder, Beilei Cai, Eunice Chang, Maureen P Neary, Elya Papoyan 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6128-6136. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6128
Retrospective Study
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have increased risk of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases 
Morten L Halling, Jens Kjeldsen, Torben Knudsen, Jan Nielsen, Lars Koch Hansen 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6137-6146. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6137
Suspicious brush cytology is an indication for liver transplantation evaluation in primary sclerosing cholangitis 
Sonja Boyd, Marko Vannas, Kalle Jokelainen, Helena Isoniemi, Heikki Mäkisalo, Martti A Färkkilä, Johanna Arola 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6147-6154. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6147
Management of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in patients with extra copies of the MALT1 gene 
Masaya Iwamuro, Ryuta Takenaka, Masahiro Nakagawa, Yuki Moritou, Shunsuke Saito, Shinichiro Hori, Tomoki Inaba, Yoshinari Kawai, Tatsuya Toyokawa, Takehiro Tanaka, Tadashi Yoshino, Hiroyuki Okada 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6155-6163. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6155
Ketogenic diet poses a significant effect on imbalanced gut microbiota in infants with refractory epilepsy 
Gan Xie, Qian Zhou, Chuang-Zhao Qiu, Wen-Kui Dai, He-Ping Wang, Yin-Hu Li, Jian-Xiang Liao, Xin-Guo Lu, Su-Fang Lin, Jing-Hua Ye, Zhuo-Ya Ma, Wen-Jian Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6164-6171. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6164
Observational Study
Definition of colorectal anastomotic leakage: A consensus survey among Dutch and Chinese colorectal surgeons 
Stefanus J van Rooijen, Audrey CHM Jongen, Zhou-Qiao Wu, Jia-Fu Ji, Gerrit D Slooter, Rudi MH Roumen, Nicole D Bouvy 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6172-6180. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6172
Case Report
How to treat intestinal obstruction due to malignant recurrence after Whipple’s resection for pancreatic head cancer: Description of 2 new endoscopic techniques 
Christina Mouradides, Alaa Taha, Ivan Borbath, Pierre H Deprez, Tom G Moreels 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6181-6186. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6181
Arterioportal shunt incidental to treatment with oxaliplatin that mimics recurrent gastric cancer 
Hong-Beum Kim, Sang-Gon Park 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6187-6193. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6187
Letters To The Editor
Comment on “Effect of biofilm formation by clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori on the efflux-mediated resistance to commonly used antibiotics” 
Evangelos I Kazakos, Nick Dorrell, Stergios A Polyzos, Georgia Deretzi, Jannis Kountouras 
World J Gastroenterol 23(33):6194-6196. Published online Sep 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6194