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Review
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: A multidisciplinary challenge 
Juan Manuel Sanchez-Hidalgo, Manuel Duran-Martinez, Rafael Molero-Payan, Sebastian Rufian-Peña, Alvaro Arjona-Sanchez, Angela Casado-Adam, Antonio Cosano-Alvarez, Javier Briceño-Delgado 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1925-1941. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1925
New therapeutic options opened by the molecular classification of gastric cancer 
Mihaela Chivu-Economescu, Lilia Matei, Laura G Necula, Denisa L Dragu, Coralia Bleotu, Carmen C Diaconu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1942-1961. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1942
Ambiguous roles of innate lymphoid cells in chronic development of liver diseases 
Yue Shen, Jing Li, Si-Qi Wang, Wei Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1962-1977. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1962
Minireviews
Laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy for gastric outlet obstruction in patients with unresectable hepatopancreatobiliary cancers: A personal series and systematic review of the literature 
Alba Manuel-Vázquez, Raquel Latorre-Fragua, Carmen Ramiro-Pérez, Aylhin López-Marcano, Roberto De la Plaza-Llamas, José Manuel Ramia 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1978-1988. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1978
Mouse models for investigating the underlying mechanisms of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-derived hepatocellular carcinoma 
Kazuki Takakura, Tsunekazu Oikawa, Yoichi Tomita, Yusuke Mizuno, Masanori Nakano, Chisato Saeki, Yuichi Torisu, Masayuki Saruta 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1989-1994. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1989
Basic Study
Microbiota modification by probiotic supplementation reduces colitis associated colon cancer in mice 
Maria Carolina S Mendes, Daiane SM Paulino, Sandra R Brambilla, Juliana A Camargo, Gabriela F Persinoti, José Barreto C Carvalheira 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):1995-2008. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.1995
Ischemia/reperfusion injury in porcine intestine - Viability assessment 
Runar J Strand-Amundsen, Henrik M Reims, Finn P Reinholt, Tom E Ruud, Runkuan Yang, Jan O Høgetveit, Tor I Tønnessen 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):2009-2023. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.2009
Clinical Trials Study
Quantitative assessment of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C: T1 mapping on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced liver magnetic resonance imaging 
Shen Pan, Xiao-Qi Wang, Qi-Yong Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):2024-2035. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.2024
Observational Study
Thiopurines are negatively associated with anthropometric parameters in pediatric Crohn’s disease 
Neera Gupta, Robert H Lustig, Cewin Chao, Eric Vittinghoff, Howard Andrews, Cheng-Shiun Leu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(18):2036-2046. Published online May 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i18.2036