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Review
Irritable bowel syndrome in children: Current knowledge, challenges and opportunities 
Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana, Shaman Rajindrajith 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2211-2235. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2211
Prognostic and predictive blood biomarkers in gastric cancer and the potential application of circulating tumor cells 
Ting-Ting Li, Hao Liu, Jiang Yu, Guang-Yao Shi, Li-Ying Zhao, Guo-Xin Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2236-2246. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2236
Minireviews
Predictive factors for anastomotic leakage after laparoscopic colorectal surgery 
Antonio Sciuto, Giovanni Merola, Giovanni D De Palma, Maurizio Sodo, Felice Pirozzi, Umberto M Bracale, Umberto Bracale 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2247-2260. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2247
Hepatitis B virus pathogenesis: Fresh insights into hepatitis B virus RNA 
Kazuma Sekiba, Motoyuki Otsuka, Motoko Ohno, Mari Yamagami, Takahiro Kishikawa, Tatsunori Suzuki, Rei Ishibashi, Takahiro Seimiya, Eri Tanaka, Kazuhiko Koike 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2261-2268. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2261
Basic Study
Multiple cytokine profiling in serum for early detection of gastric cancer 
Jian Li, Liang Xu, Zeng-Ci Run, Wen Feng, Wen Liu, Peng-Jun Zhang, Zhi Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2269-2278. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2269
Retrospective Study
Magnetic resonance imaging and Crohn’s disease endoscopic index of severity: Correlations and concordance 
Nai-Yi Zhu, Xue-Song Zhao, Fei Miao 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2279-2290. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2279
Clinical Trials Study
Fiber-enriched diet helps to control symptoms and improves esophageal motility in patients with non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease 
Sergey Morozov, Vasily Isakov, Mariya Konovalova 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2291-2299. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2291
Prospective Study
Acute kidney injury in acute-on-chronic liver failure is different from in decompensated cirrhosis 
Qun-Qun Jiang, Mei-Fang Han, Ke Ma, Guang Chen, Xiao-Yang Wan, Semvua Bukheti Kilonzo, Wen-Yu Wu, Yong-Li Wang, Jie You, Qin Ning 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2300-2310. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2300
Meta-Analysis
Intralesional steroid is beneficial in benign refractory esophageal strictures: A meta-analysis 
László Szapáry, Benedek Tinusz, Nelli Farkas, Katalin Márta, Lajos Szakó, Ágnes Meczker, Roland Hágendorn, Judit Bajor, Áron Vincze, Zoltán Gyöngyi, Alexandra Mikó, Dezső Csupor, Péter Hegyi, Bálint Erőss 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2311-2319. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2311
Case Report
Obeticholic acid for severe bile acid diarrhea with intestinal failure: A case report and review of the literature 
Christian Lodberg Hvas, Peter Ott, Peter Paine, Simon Lal, Søren Peter Jørgensen, Jens Frederik Dahlerup 
World J Gastroenterol 24(21):2320-2326. Published online Jun 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i21.2320