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Review
Less common etiologies of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 
Vikesh K Singh, Mark E Haupt, David E Geller, Jerry A Hall, Pedro M Quintana Diez 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7059-7076. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7059
Minireviews
Radiofrequency ablation for hepatic hemangiomas: A consensus from a Chinese panel of experts 
Jun Gao, Rui-Fang Fan, Jia-Yin Yang, Yan Cui, Jian-Song Ji, Kuan-Sheng Ma, Xiao-Long Li, Long Zhang, Chong-Liang Xu, Xin-Liang Kong, Shan Ke, Xue-Mei Ding, Shao-Hong Wang, Meng-Meng Yang, Jin-Jin Song, Bo Zhai, Chun-Ming Nin, Shi-Gang Guo, Zong-Hai Xin, Jun Lu, Yong-Hong Dong, Hua-Qiang Zhu, Wen-Bing Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7077-7086. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7077
Basic Study
Detection of KRAS G12D in colorectal cancer stool by droplet digital PCR 
Susana Olmedillas-López, Dennis César Lévano-Linares, Carmen Laura Aúz Alexandre, Luz Vega-Clemente, Edurne León Sánchez, Alejandro Villagrasa, Jaime Ruíz-Tovar, Mariano García-Arranz, Damián García-Olmo 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7087-7097. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7087
Optimal timing for the oral administration of Da-Cheng-Qi decoction based on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic targeting of the pancreas in rats with acute pancreatitis 
Yu-Mei Zhang, Lin Zhu, Xian-Lin Zhao, Huan Chen, Hong-Xin Kang, Jian-Lei Zhao, Mei-Hua Wan, Juan Li, Lv Zhu, Wen-Fu Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7098-7109. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7098
Retrospective Study
Short- and long-term results of endoscopic ultrasound-guided transmural drainage for pancreatic pseudocysts and walled-off necrosis 
Yuto Watanabe, Rintaro Mikata, Shin Yasui, Hiroshi Ohyama, Harutoshi Sugiyama, Yuji Sakai, Toshio Tsuyuguchi, Naoya Kato 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7110-7118. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7110
Laparoscopic finding of a hepatic subcapsular spider-like telangiectasis sign in biliary atresia 
Ying Zhou, Meng Jiang, Shao-Tao Tang, Li Yang, Xi Zhang, De-Hua Yang, Meng Xiong, Shuai Li, Guo-Qing Cao, Yong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7119-7128. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7119
Digestive tract reconstruction using isoperistaltic jejunum-later-cut overlap method after totally laparoscopic total gastrectomy for gastric cancer: Short-term outcomes and impact on quality of life 
Ze-Ning Huang, Chang-Ming Huang, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Jun Lu, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Ru-Hong Tu, Ju-Li Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7129-7138. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7129
Observational Study
Adalimumab efficacy in enteropathic spondyloarthritis: A 12-mo observational multidisciplinary study 
Michele Maria Luchetti, Devis Benfaremo, Francesco Ciccia, Laura Bolognini, Monia Ciferri, Alessia Farinelli, Matteo Rossini, Piergiorgio Mosca, Giovanni Triolo, Armando Gabrielli 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7139-7149. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7139
Presence of columnar-lined esophagus is negatively associated with the presence of esophageal varices in Japanese alcoholic men 
Akira Yokoyama, Kenro Hirata, Rieko Nakamura, Tai Omori, Takeshi Mizukami, Junko Aida, Katsuya Maruyama, Tetsuji Yokoyama 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7150-7159. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7150
Characteristics and outcomes of cholangiocarcinoma by region in Thailand: A nationwide study 
Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, Wirichada Pan-ngum, Kittiyod Poovorawan, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Sombat Treeprasertsuk, Kamthorn Phaosawasdi 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7160-7167. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7160
Expression of annexin A5 in serum and tumor tissue of patients with colon cancer and its clinical significance 
Chong-Bing Sun, Ai-Yan Zhao, Shuai Ji, Xiao-Qing Han, Zuo-Cheng Sun, Meng-Chun Wang, Fu-Chang Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7168-7173. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7168
Case Report
Faecal microbiota transplantation in patients with Clostridium difficile and significant comorbidities as well as in patients with new indications: A case series 
Perttu Lahtinen, Eero Mattila, Veli-Jukka Anttila, Jyrki Tillonen, Matti Teittinen, Pasi Nevalainen, Seppo Salminen, Reetta Satokari, Perttu Arkkila 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7174-7184. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7174
Oval mucosal opening bloc biopsy after incision and widening by ring thread traction for submucosal tumor 
Hirohito Mori, Hideki Kobara, Yu Guan, Yasuhiro Goda, Nobuya Kobayashi, Noriko Nishiyama, Tsutomu Masaki 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7185-7190. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7185
Evidence from a familial case suggests maternal inheritance of primary biliary cholangitis 
Saeam Shin, In Ho Moh, Young Sik Woo, Sung Won Jung, Jin Bae Kim, Ji Won Park, Ki Tae Suk, Hyoung Su Kim, Mineui Hong, Sang Hoon Park, Myung Seok Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7191-7197. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7191
Letters To The Editor
Duplicate publication bias weakens the validity of meta-analysis of immunosuppression after transplantation 
Cameron J Fairfield, Ewen M Harrison, Stephen J Wigmore 
World J Gastroenterol 23(39):7198-7200. Published online Oct 21, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i39.7198