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Review
Recent advances in non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Davide Ippolito, Riccardo Inchingolo, Luigi Grazioli, Silvia Girolama Drago, Michele Nardella, Marco Gatti, Riccardo Faletti 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2413-2426. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2413
Taking advantage of the potential of mesenchymal stromal cells in liver regeneration: Cells and extracellular vesicles as therapeutic strategies 
Esteban Juan Fiore, Luciana María Domínguez, Juan Bayo, Mariana Gabriela García, Guillermo Daniel Mazzolini 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2427-2440. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2427
Feasibility of using marginal liver grafts in living donor liver transplantation 
Xiang Lan, Hua Zhang, Hong-Yu Li, Ke-Fei Chen, Fei Liu, Yong-Gang Wei, Bo Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2441-2456. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2441
Minireviews
Vedolizumab for inflammatory bowel disease: From randomized controlled trials to real-life evidence 
Maria Lia Scribano 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2457-2467. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2457
Basic Study
Dynamic alterations in the gut microbiota and metabolome during the development of methionine-choline-deficient diet-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis 
Jian-Zhong Ye, Ya-Ting Li, Wen-Rui Wu, Ding Shi, Dai-Qiong Fang, Li-Ya Yang, Xiao-Yuan Bian, Jing-Jing Wu, Qing Wang, Xian-Wan Jiang, Cong-Gao Peng, Wan-Chun Ye, Peng-Cheng Xia, Lan-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2468-2481. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2468
Case Control Study
Association of twelve polymorphisms in three onco-lncRNA genes with hepatocellular cancer risk and prognosis: A case-control study 
Ben-Gang Wang, Qian Xu, Zhi Lv, Xin-Xin Fang, Han-Xi Ding, Jing Wen, Yuan Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2482-2490. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2482
Retrospective Cohort Study
Subtotal colonic bypass plus colostomy with antiperistaltic cecoproctostomy for the treatment of slow transit constipation in an aged population: A retrospective control study 
Yang Yang, Yong-Li Cao, Wen-Hang Wang, Yuan-Yao Zhang, Nan Zhao, Dong Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2491-2500. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2491
Retrospective Study
Transarterial embolization and low-dose continuous hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and raltitrexed for hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal vein tumor thrombus 
Lin-Zhong Zhu, Song Xu, Hai-Long Qian 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2501-2507. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2501
Clinical Trials Study
Clinical and prognostic significance of Raf kinase inhibitory protein expression in gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Yang Wang, Juan-Juan Chen, Xiao-Fei Wang, Qiang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2508-2517. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2508
Meta-Analysis
Comparing outcomes for endoscopic submucosal dissection between Eastern and Western countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Dane Christina Daoud, Nicolas Suter, Madeleine Durand, Mickael Bouin, Bernard Faulques, Daniel von Renteln 
World J Gastroenterol 24(23):2518-2536. Published online Jun 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i23.2518