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Editorial
Time to think: Selecting patients who may benefit from synchronous resection of primary pancreatic cancer and liver metastases 
Si Shi, Xian-Jun Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3677-3680. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3677
Review
From bench to bedside: Fecal calprotectin in inflammatory bowel diseases clinical setting 
Maria Gloria Mumolo, Lorenzo Bertani, Linda Ceccarelli, Gabriella Laino, Giorgia Di Fluri, Eleonora Albano, Gherardo Tapete, Francesco Costa 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3681-3694. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3681
Updates on the hepatocyte growth factor/c-Met axis in hepatocellular carcinoma and its therapeutic implications 
Javier A García-Vilas, Miguel Ángel Medina 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3695-3708. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3695
p21-activated kinase signalling in pancreatic cancer: New insights into tumour biology and immune modulation 
Kai Wang, Graham S Baldwin, Mehrdad Nikfarjam, Hong He 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3709-3723. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3709
Minireviews
Antiangiogenic therapy for portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis: Current progress and perspectives 
Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko, Nikolay Olegovich Arefyev, Evgeniy Leonidovich Kazachkov 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3738-3748. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3738
Basic Study
Establishment, functional and genetic characterization of a colon derived large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma cell line 
Michael Gock, Christina S Mullins, Christine Harnack, Friedrich Prall, Robert Ramer, Anja Göder, Oliver H Krämer, Ernst Klar, Michael Linnebacher 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3749-3759. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3749
Metabolomic alterations and chromosomal instability status in gastric cancer 
Cheng-Kun Tsai, Ta-Sen Yeh, Ren-Chin Wu, Ying-Chieh Lai, Meng-Han Chiang, Kuan-Ying Lu, Cheng-Yu Hung, Hung-Yao Ho, Mei-Ling Cheng, Gigin Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3760-3769. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3760
Retrospective Cohort Study
Beta-blockers and physical frailty in patients with end-stage liver disease 
Selena Z Kuo, Blanca Lizaola, Hilary Hayssen, Jennifer C Lai 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3770-3775. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3770
Retrospective Study
Secondary endoscopic submucosal dissection for locally recurrent or incompletely resected gastric neoplasms 
Da Hyun Jung, Young Hoon Youn, Jie-Hyun Kim, Jae Jun Park, Hyojin Park 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3776-3785. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3776
Differentiation of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma from hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk patients: A predictive model using contrast-enhanced ultrasound 
Li-Da Chen, Si-Min Ruan, Jin-Yu Liang, Zheng Yang, Shun-Li Shen, Yang Huang, Wei Li, Zhu Wang, Xiao-Yan Xie, Ming-De Lu, Ming Kuang, Wei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3786-3798. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3786
Percutaneous transhepatic extraction and balloon dilation for simultaneous gallbladder stones and common bile duct stones: A novel technique 
Bin Liu, De-Shun Wu, Pi-Kun Cao, Yong-Zheng Wang, Wu-Jie Wang, Wei Wang, Hai-Yang Chang, Dong Li, Xiao Li, Yancu Hertzanu, Yu-Liang Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3799-3805. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3799
Case Report
Neurofibromatosis type 1-associated multiple rectal neuroendocrine tumors: A case report and review of the literature 
Rui Xie, Kuang-I Fu, Shao-Min Chen, Bi-Guang Tuo, Hui-Chao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(33):3806-3812. Published online Sep 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i33.3806