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Editorial
Clinical impact of microbiome in patients with decompensated cirrhosis 
Theodora Oikonomou, George V Papatheodoridis, Michael Samarkos, Ioannis Goulis, Evangelos Cholongitas 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3813-3820. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3813
Review
Implication of neurohormonal-coupled mechanisms of gastric emptying and pancreatic secretory function in diabetic gastroparesis 
Bashair M Mussa, Sanjay Sood, Anthony JM Verberne 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3821-3833. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3821
Drug resistance and new therapies in colorectal cancer 
Kevin Van der Jeught, Han-Chen Xu, Yu-Jing Li, Xiong-Bin Lu, Guang Ji 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3834-3848. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3834
Minireviews
Role of two-dimensional shear wave elastography in chronic liver diseases: A narrative review 
Jae Yoon Jeong, Young Seo Cho, Joo Hyun Sohn 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3849-3860. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3849
Basic Study
Delta-like ligand 4 in hepatocellular carcinoma intrinsically promotes tumour growth and suppresses hepatitis B virus replication 
Areerat Kunanopparat, Jiraphorn Issara-Amphorn, Asada Leelahavanichkul, Anapat Sanpavat, Suthiluk Patumraj, Pisit Tangkijvanich, Tanapat Palaga, Nattiya Hirankarn 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3861-3870. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3861
Optimal immunosuppressor induces stable gut microbiota after liver transplantation 
Jian-Wen Jiang, Zhi-Gang Ren, Hai-Feng Lu, Hua Zhang, Ang Li, Guang-Ying Cui, Jun-Jun Jia, Hai-Yang Xie, Xin-Hua Chen, Yong He, Li Jiang, Lan-Juan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3871-3883. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3871
Formin-like 3 regulates RhoC/FAK pathway and actin assembly to promote cell invasion in colorectal carcinoma 
Yuan-Feng Zeng, Yi-Sheng Xiao, Yong Liu, Xiao-Jiang Luo, Li-Dan Wen, Qian Liu, Min Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3884-3897. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3884
Low expression of CDK5RAP3 and DDRGK1 indicates a poor prognosis in patients with gastric cancer 
Jian-Xian Lin, Xin-Sheng Xie, Xiong-Feng Weng, Chao-Hui Zheng, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jun Lu, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Ru-Hong Tu, Ping Li, Chang-Ming Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3898-3907. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3898
Retrospective Cohort Study
Gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding in elderly patients on low dose aspirin therapy 
Koh Fukushi, Keiichi Tominaga, Kazunori Nagashima, Akira Kanamori, Naoya Izawa, Mimari Kanazawa, Takako Sasai, Hideyuki Hiraishi 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3908-3918. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3908
Retrospective Study
Predicting the presence of adenomatous polyps during colonoscopy with National Cancer Institute Colorectal Cancer Risk-Assessment Tool 
Hassan Tariq, Muhammad Umar Kamal, Harish Patel, Ravi Patel, Muhammad Ameen, Shehi Elona, Maram Khalifa, Sara Azam, Aiyi Zhang, Kishore Kumar, Ahmed Baiomi, Danial Shaikh, Jasbir Makker 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3919-3926. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3919
Meta-Analysis
Epidemiology of viral hepatitis in Somalia: Systematic review and meta-analysis study 
Mohamed Abdulkadir Hassan-Kadle, Mugtaba Sulaiman Osman, Pavel Petrovich Ogurtsov 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3927-3957. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3927
Case Report
Unicentric Castleman disease presenting as a retroperitoneal peripancreatic mass: A report of two cases and review of literature 
Jia-Lin Cheng, Jing Cui, Yi Wang, Zong-Zhen Xu, Feng Liu, Shu-Bin Liang, Hu Tian 
World J Gastroenterol 24(34):3958-3964. Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3958