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Editorial
Prophylactic stenting for esophageal stricture prevention after endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Ke-Da Shi, Feng Ji 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):931-934. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.931
Review
Familial pancreatic cancer: Concept, management and issues 
Hiroyuki Matsubayashi, Kyoichi Takaori, Chigusa Morizane, Hiroyuki Maguchi, Masamichi Mizuma, Hideaki Takahashi, Keita Wada, Hiroko Hosoi, Shinichi Yachida, Masami Suzuki, Risa Usui, Toru Furukawa, Junji Furuse, Takamitsu Sato, Makoto Ueno, Yoshimi Kiyozumi, Susumu Hijioka, Nobumasa Mizuno, Takeshi Terashima, Masaki Mizumoto, Yuzo Kodama, Masako Torishima, Takahisa Kawaguchi, Reiko Ashida, Masayuki Kitano, Keiji Hanada, Masayuki Furukawa, Ken Kawabe, Yoshiyuki Majima, Toru Shimosegawa 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):935-948. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.935
Minireviews
Lymphocytic esophagitis: Still an enigma a decade later 
Carol Rouphael, Ilyssa O Gordon, Prashanthi N Thota 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):949-956. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.949
Restoration of energy level in the early phase of acute pediatric pancreatitis 
Dóra Mosztbacher, Nelli Farkas, Margit Solymár, Gabriella Pár, Judit Bajor, Ákos Szűcs, József Czimmer, Katalin Márta, Alexandra Mikó, Zoltán Rumbus, Péter Varjú, Péter Hegyi, Andrea Párniczky 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):957-963. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.957
Basic Study
Long-term culture-induced phenotypic difference and efficient cryopreservation of small intestinal organoids by treatment timing of Rho kinase inhibitor 
Sung-Hoon Han, Sehwan Shim, Min-Jung Kim, Hye-Yun Shin, Won-Suk Jang, Sun-Joo Lee, Young-Woo Jin, Seung-Sook Lee, Seung Bum Lee, Sunhoo Park 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):964-975. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.964
MicroRNA-155 promotes the pathogenesis of experimental colitis by repressing SHIP-1 expression 
Zhan-Jun Lu, Jian-Jiong Wu, Wei-Liang Jiang, Jun-Hua Xiao, Kai-Zhong Tao, Lei Ma, Ping Zheng, Rong Wan, Xing-Peng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):976-985. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.976
Melatonin, a novel selective ATF-6 inhibitor, induces human hepatoma cell apoptosis through COX-2 downregulation 
Li-Jia Bu, Han-Qing Yu, Lu-Lu Fan, Xiao-Qiu Li, Fang Wang, Jia-Tao Liu, Fei Zhong, Cong-Jun Zhang, Wei Wei, Hua Wang, Guo-Ping Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):986-998. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.986
Effect of toll-like receptor 3 agonist poly I:C on intestinal mucosa and epithelial barrier function in mouse models of acute colitis 
Hong-Wei Zhao, Yue-Hong Yue, Hua Han, Xiu-Li Chen, Yong-Gang Lu, Ji-Min Zheng, Hong-Tao Hou, Xiao-Meng Lang, Li-Li He, Qi-Lu Hu, Zi-Qian Dun 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):999-1009. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.999
Molecular mechanisms of apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma cells induced by ethanol extracts of Solanum lyratum Thumb through the mitochondrial pathway 
Xiao-Qiang Mo, Hong-Yu Wei, Gan-Rong Huang, Ling-Yuan Xu, Yu-Li Chen, Jiang Qi, Wei Xian, Yan-Chun Qin, Lian-Deng Wei, Li-Juan Zhao, Yan-Qiang Huang, Wei Xing, Hong-Qin Pu, Peng-Ya Wei, Chao-Gan Li, Qiu-Chun Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1010-1017. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1010
Case Control Study
Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in quiescent Crohn’s disease patients with fatigue 
Sanne van Erp, Ece Ercan, Perla Breedveld, Lianne Brakenhoff, Eidrees Ghariq, Sophie Schmid, Matthias van Osch, Mark van Buchem, Bart Emmer, Jeroen van der Grond, Ron Wolterbeek, Daniel Hommes, Herma Fidder, Nic van der Wee, Tom Huizinga, Désirée van der Heijde, Huub Middelkoop, Itamar Ronen, Andrea van der Meulen-de Jong 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1018-1029. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1018
Retrospective Cohort Study
Is a split-dose regimen of 2 L polyethylene glycol plus ascorbic acid tolerable for colonoscopy in an early morning visit to a comprehensive medical check-up? 
Ji Yeon Seo, Changhyun Lee, Eun Hyo Jin, Mi Hyun Yun, Joo Hyun Lim, Hae Yeon Kang, Jong In Yang, Su Jin Chung, Sun Young Yang, Joo Sung Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1030-1037. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1030
Retrospective Study
Can patients determine the level of their dysphagia? 
Hafiz Hamad Ashraf, Joanne Palmer, Harry Richard Dalton, Carolyn Waters, Thomas Luff, Madeline Strugnell, Iain Alexander Murray 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1038-1043. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1038
Eosinophilic cholangitis is a potentially underdiagnosed etiology in indeterminate biliary stricture 
Dirk Walter, Sylvia Hartmann, Eva Herrmann, Jan Peveling-Oberhag, Wolf O Bechstein, Stefan Zeuzem, Martin-Leo Hansmann, Mireen Friedrich-Rust, Jörg G Albert 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1044-1050. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1044
Clinical impact of surveillance for head and neck cancer in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Hiroyuki Morimoto, Tomonori Yano, Yusuke Yoda, Yasuhiro Oono, Hiroaki Ikematsu, Ryuichi Hayashi, Atsushi Ohtsu, Kazuhiro Kaneko 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1051-1058. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1051
Second-line bismuth-containing quadruple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication and impact of diabetes 
Sung Eun Kim, Moo In Park, Seun Ja Park, Won Moon, Jae Hyun Kim, Kyoungwon Jung, Hae Koo Kim, Young Dal Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1059-1066. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1059
Observational Study
Disease impact on the quality of life of children with inflammatory bowel disease 
Giorgos Chouliaras, Daphne Margoni, Konstantina Dimakou, Smaragdi Fessatou, Ioanna Panayiotou, Eleftheria Roma-Giannikou 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1067-1075. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1067
Simple pain measures reveal psycho-social pathology in patients with Crohn’s disease 
Shmuel Odes, Michael Friger, Ruslan Sergienko, Doron Schwartz, Orly Sarid, Vered Slonim-Nevo, Terri Singer, Elena Chernin, Hillel Vardi, Dan Greenberg, Israel IBD Research Nucleus 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1076-1089. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1076
Prospective Study
Modified docetaxel, cisplatin and capecitabine for stage IV gastric cancer in Japanese patients: A feasibility study 
Osamu Maeda, Ayumu Matsuoka, Ryoji Miyahara, Kohei Funasaka, Yoshiki Hirooka, Masahide Fukaya, Masato Nagino, Yasuhiro Kodera, Hidemi Goto, Yuichi Ando 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1090-1097. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1090
How to improve patient satisfaction during midazolam sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopy? 
Eun Hyo Jin, Kyoung Sup Hong, Young Lee, Ji Yeon Seo, Ji Min Choi, Jaeyoung Chun, Sang Gyun Kim, Joo Sung Kim, Hyun Chae Jung 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1098-1105. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1098
Case Report
Coexisting tubular adenoma with a neuroendocrine carcinoma of colon allowing early surgical intervention and implicating a shared stem cell origin 
Mahmoud L Soliman, Ashish Tiwari, Qing Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1106-1112. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1106
Pancreatic endometrial cyst mimics mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas 
Michael A Mederos, Nicole Villafañe, Sadhna Dhingra, Carlos Farinas, Amy McElhany, William E Fisher, George Van Buren II 
World J Gastroenterol 23(6):1113-1118. Published online Feb 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i6.1113