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Inflammatory bowel disease registries for collection of patient iron parameters in Europe 
Jonas Halfvarson, Fraser Cummings, Olof Grip, Guillaume Savoye 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1063-1071. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1063
Basic Study
Narrow line between benefit and harm: Additivity of hyperthermia to cisplatin cytotoxicity in different gastrointestinal cancer cells 
Vaidotas Cesna, Arturas Sukovas, Aldona Jasukaitiene, Rima Naginiene, Giedrius Barauskas, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Saulius Paskauskas, Antanas Gulbinas 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1072-1083. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1072
Sex disparity in viral load, inflammation and liver damage in transgenic mice carrying full hepatitis B virus genome with the W4P mutation in the preS1 region 
Seoung-Ae Lee, So-Young Lee, Yu-Min Choi, Hong Kim, Bum-Joon Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1084-1092. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1084
Determination of the mitigating effect of colon-specific bioreversible codrugs of mycophenolic acid and aminosugars in an experimental colitis model in Wistar rats 
Shakuntala Santosh Chopade, Suneela Sunil Dhaneshwar 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1093-1106. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1093
Maturity of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy-derived liver regeneration in a rat model 
Yi-Fan Tong, Ning Meng, Miao-Qin Chen, Han-Ning Ying, Ming Xu, Billy Lu, Jun-Jie Hong, Yi-Fan Wang, Xiu-Jun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1107-1119. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1107
Proteinase-activated receptor 2 promotes tumor cell proliferation and metastasis by inducing epithelial-mesenchymal transition and predicts poor prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Liang Sun, Pi-Bao Li, Yan-Fen Yao, Ai-Yuan Xiu, Zhi Peng, Yu-Huan Bai, Yan-Jing Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1120-1133. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1120
Retrospective Cohort Study
Budd-Chiari syndrome in China: A 30-year retrospective study on survival from a single center 
Wei Zhang, Qiao-Zheng Wang, Xiao-Wei Chen, Hong-Shan Zhong, Xi-Tong Zhang, Xu-Dong Chen, Ke Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1134-1143. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1134
Retrospective Study
Risk factors of electrocoagulation syndrome after esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Dae Won Ma, Young Hoon Youn, Da Hyun Jung, Jae Jun Park, Jie-Hyun Kim, Hyojin Park 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1144-1151. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1144
Clinical Practice Study
Progesterone receptor membrane component 1 as a potential prognostic biomarker for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Hung-Wen Tsai, Chung-Liang Ho, Shu-Wen Cheng, Yih-Jyh Lin, Chou-Cheng Chen, Pin-Nan Cheng, Chia-Jui Yen, Ting-Tsung Chang, Po-Min Chiang, Shih-Huang Chan, Cheng-Hsun Ho, Shu-Hui Chen, Yi-Wen Wang, Nan-Haw Chow, Jou-Chun Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1152-1166. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1152
Meta-Analysis
Colonic lesion characterization in inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Richard Lord, Nicholas E Burr, Noor Mohammed, Venkataraman Subramanian 
World J Gastroenterol 24(10):1167-1180. Published online Mar 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i10.1167