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Editorial
Circadian rhythms in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal diseases 
Pilar Codoñer-Franch, Marie Gombert 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4297-4303. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4297
Challenge to overcome: Nonstructural protein 5A-P32 deletion in direct-acting antiviral-based therapy for hepatitis C virus 
Ken Sato, Toshio Uraoka 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4304-4310. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4304
Review
Management of bacterial and fungal infections in end stage liver disease and liver transplantation: Current options and future directions 
Elda Righi 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4311-4329. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4311
Minireviews
Towards hepatitis C virus elimination: Egyptian experience, achievements and limitations 
Dalia Omran, Mohamed Alboraie, Rania A Zayed, Mohamed-Naguib Wifi, Mervat Naguib, Mohamed Eltabbakh, Mohamed Abdellah, Ahmed Fouad Sherief, Sahar Maklad, Heba Hamdy Eldemellawy, Omar Khalid Saad, Doaa Mohamed Khamiss, Mohamed El Kassas 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4330-4340. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4330
Basic Study
Temporal clinical, proteomic, histological and cellular immune responses of dextran sulfate sodium-induced acute colitis 
Natalia Schneider Nunes, Saejeong Kim, Maggie Sundby, Parwathy Chandran, Scott Robert Burks, Ana Helena Paz, Joseph Alan Frank 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4341-4355. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4341
Analysis of the nitric oxide-cyclic guanosine monophosphate pathway in experimental liver cirrhosis suggests phosphodiesterase-5 as potential target to treat portal hypertension 
Denise Schaffner, Adhara Lazaro, Peter Deibert, Peter Hasselblatt, Patrick Stoll, Lisa Fauth, Manfred W Baumstark, Irmgard Merfort, Annette Schmitt-Graeff, Wolfgang Kreisel 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4356-4368. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4356
Sex-specific effects of Eugenia punicifolia extract on gastric ulcer healing in rats 
Larissa Lucena Périco, Vinícius Peixoto Rodrigues, Rie Ohara, Gabriela Bueno, Vânia Vasti Alfieri Nunes, Raquel Cássia dos Santos, Ana Carolina Lima Camargo, Luis Antônio Justulin Júnior, Sérgio Faloni de Andrade, Viviane Miranda Bispo Steimbach, Luísa Mota da Silva, Lúcia Regina Machado da Rocha, Wagner Vilegas, Catarina dos Santos, Clélia Akiko Hiruma-Lima 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4369-4383. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4369
Retrospective Study
Practical fecal calprotectin cut-off value for Japanese patients with ulcerative colitis 
Jun Urushikubo, Shunichi Yanai, Shotaro Nakamura, Keisuke Kawasaki, Risaburo Akasaka, Kunihiko Sato, Yosuke Toya, Kensuke Asakura, Takahiro Gonai, Tamotsu Sugai, Takayuki Matsumoto 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4384-4392. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4384
Observational Study
Liver stiffness reversibly increases during pregnancy and independently predicts preeclampsia 
Franziska J Ammon, Anna Kohlhaas, Omar Elshaarawy, Johannes Mueller, Thomas Bruckner, Christof Sohn, Gabriele Fluhr, Herbert Fluhr, Sebastian Mueller 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4393-4402. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4393
Hepatitis C virus related cirrhosis decreased as indication to liver transplantation since the introduction of direct-acting antivirals: A single-center study 
Alberto Ferrarese, Giacomo Germani, Martina Gambato, Francesco Paolo Russo, Marco Senzolo, Alberto Zanetto, Sarah Shalaby, Umberto Cillo, Giacomo Zanus, Paolo Angeli, Patrizia Burra 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4403-4411. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4403
Case Report
FANCA D1359Y mutation in a patient with gastric polyposis and cancer susceptibility: A case report and review of literature 
Jeffrey Peng Huang, Johnson Lin, Chi-Yuan Tzen, Wen-Yu Huang, Chia-Chi Tsai, Chih-Jen Chen, Yen-Jung Lu, Kuei-Fang Chou, Ying-Wen Su 
World J Gastroenterol 24(38):4412-4418. Published online Oct 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i38.4412