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Microbial dysbiosis in spouses of ulcerative colitis patients: Any clues to disease pathogenesis? 
Dario Sorrentino 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6747-6749. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6747
Review
Road to stemness in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Teresita NJ Flores-Téllez, Saúl Villa-Treviño, Carolina Piña-Vázquez 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6750-6776. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6750
Intrahepatic vascular changes in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Potential role of insulin-resistance and endothelial dysfunction 
Marcos Pasarín, Juan G Abraldes, Eleonora Liguori, Beverley Kok, Vincenzo La Mura 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6777-6787. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6777
Epidemiological and clinical perspectives on irritable bowel syndrome in India, Bangladesh and Malaysia: A review 
M Masudur Rahman, Sanjiv Mahadeva, Uday C Ghoshal 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6788-6801. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6788
Basic Study
Estrogen receptor expression in chronic hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma pathogenesis 
Janaki K Iyer, Mamta Kalra, Anil Kaul, Mark E Payton, Rashmi Kaul 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6802-6816. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6802
Glycosylation-related gene expression in HT29-MTX-E12 cells upon infection by Helicobacter pylori 
Michael T Cairns, Ananya Gupta, Julie A Naughton, Marian Kane, Marguerite Clyne, Lokesh Joshi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6817-6832. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6817
STAT3 deficiency prevents hepatocarcinogenesis and promotes biliary proliferation in thioacetamide-induced liver injury 
Mitsuhiko Abe, Takafumi Yoshida, Jun Akiba, Yu Ikezono, Fumitaka Wada, Atsutaka Masuda, Takahiko Sakaue, Toshimitsu Tanaka, Hideki Iwamoto, Toru Nakamura, Michio Sata, Hironori Koga, Akihiko Yoshimura, Takuji Torimura 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6833-6844. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6833
Performance verification and comparison of TianLong automatic hypersensitive hepatitis B virus DNA quantification system with Roche CAP/CTM system 
Ming Li, Lin Chen, Li-Ming Liu, Yong-Li Li, Bo-An Li, Bo Li, Yuan-Li Mao, Li-Fang Xia, Tong Wang, Ya-Nan Liu, Zheng Li, Tong-Sheng Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6845-6853. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6845
Case Control Study
Association of insertion-deletions polymorphisms with colorectal cancer risk and clinical features 
Diego Marques, Layse Raynara Ferreira-Costa, Lorenna Larissa Ferreira-Costa, Romualdo da Silva Correa, Aline Maciel Pinheiro Borges, Fernanda Ribeiro Ito, Carlos Cesar de Oliveira Ramos, Raul Hernandes Bortolin, André Ducati Luchessi, Ândrea Ribeiro-dos-Santos, Sidney Santos, Vivian Nogueira Silbiger 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6854-6867. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6854
Retrospective Cohort Study
Hospital readmissions in decompensated cirrhotics: Factors pointing toward a prevention strategy 
Siamak M Seraj, Emily J Campbell, Sarah K Argyropoulos, Kara Wegermann, Raymond T Chung, James M Richter 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6868-6876. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6868
Measurement of biological age may help to assess the risk of colorectal adenoma in screening colonoscopy 
Sang-Jung Kim, Beom Jin Kim, Hyun Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6877-6883. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6877
Retrospective Study
Prognostic factors of response to endoscopic treatment in painful chronic pancreatitis 
Alina Tantau, Alina Mandrutiu, Daniel-Corneliu Leucuta, Lidia Ciobanu, Marcel Tantau 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6884-6893. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6884
In vivo histological diagnosis for gastric cancer using endocytoscopy 
Issei Tsurudome, Ryoji Miyahara, Kohei Funasaka, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Masanobu Matsushita, Takeshi Yamamura, Takuya Ishikawa, Eizaburo Ohno, Masanao Nakamura, Hiroki Kawashima, Osamu Watanabe, Masato Nakaguro, Akira Satou, Yoshiki Hirooka, Hidemi Goto 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6894-6901. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6894
Case Report
Achalasia after bariatric Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery reversal 
Mouhanna Abu Ghanimeh, Ayman Qasrawi, Omar Abughanimeh, Sakher Albadarin, Wendell Clarkston 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6902-6906. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6902
Persistent severe hypomagnesemia caused by proton pump inhibitor resolved after laparoscopic fundoplication 
Synne Semb, Frederik Helgstrand, Flemming Hjørne, Peter Bytzer 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6907-6910. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6907
Rupture of small cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with many microtumors 
Ryota Sagami, Hidefumi Nishikiori, Shoichiro Ikuyama, Kazunari Murakami 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6911-6919. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6911
Letters To The Editor
Resistance of Helicobacter pylori to furazolidone and levofloxacin: A viewpoint 
Mohammad Zamani, Arash Rahbar, Javad Shokri-Shirvani 
World J Gastroenterol 23(37):6920-6922. Published online Oct 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i37.6920