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Guidelines
Chinese consensus on management of tyrosine kinase inhibitor-associated side effects in gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Jian Li, Ming Wang, Bo Zhang, Xin Wu, Tian-Long Lin, Xiu-Feng Liu, Ye Zhou, Xin-Hua Zhang, Hao Xu, Li-Jing Shen, Jing Zou, Ping Lu, Dong Zhang, Wei-Jun Gu, Mei-Xia Zhang, Jian Pan, Hui Cao, Chinese Society of Surgeons for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5189-5202. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5189
Minireviews
Liver transplantation for critically ill cirrhotic patients: Overview and pragmatic proposals 
Thierry Artzner, Baptiste Michard, Camille Besch, Eric Levesque, François Faitot 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5203-5214. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5203
Management of sub-centimeter recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after curative treatment: Current status and future 
Min Woo Lee, Hyo Keun Lim 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5215-5222. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5215
Basic Study
Modulation of faecal metagenome in Crohn’s disease: Role of microRNAs as biomarkers 
María Rojas-Feria, Teresa Romero-García, Jose Ángel Fernández Caballero-Rico, Helena Pastor Ramírez, Marta Avilés-Recio, Manuel Castro-Fernandez, Natalia Chueca Porcuna, Manuel Romero-Gόmez, Federico García, Lourdes Grande, José A Del Campo 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5223-5233. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5223
MicroRNA-15a - cell division cycle 42 signaling pathway in pathogenesis of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease 
Wen-Juan Tang, Kai-Yue Peng, Zi-Fei Tang, Yu-Huan Wang, Ai-Juan Xue, Ying Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5234-5245. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5234
Effect of photodynamic therapy with (17R,18R)-2-(1-hexyloxyethyl)-2-devinyl chlorine E6 trisodium salt on pancreatic cancer cells in vitro and in vivo 
Yu-Jie Shen, Jia Cao, Fang Sun, Xiao-Lei Cai, Ming-Ming Li, Nan-Nan Zheng, Chun-Ying Qu, Yi Zhang, Feng Shen, Min Zhou, Ying-Wei Chen, Lei-Ming Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5246-5258. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5246
Identification and prediction of novel non-coding and coding RNA-associated competing endogenous RNA networks in colorectal cancer 
Yu Liang, Cheng Zhang, Ming-Hui Ma, Dong-Qiu Dai 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5259-5270. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5259
Retrospective Study
Relationship between response to lusutrombopag and splenic volume 
Haruki Uojima, Yoshitaka Arase, Norio Itokawa, Masanori Atsukawa, Takashi Satoh, Koji Miyazaki, Hisashi Hidaka, Ji Hyun Sung, Makoto Kako, Kota Tsuruya, Tatehiro Kagawa, Katsuhiko Iwakiri, Ryouichi Horie, Wasaburo Koizumi 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5271-5279. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5271
Preliminary application of 3D-printed coplanar template for iodine-125 seed implantation therapy in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer 
Wei Huang, Jian Lu, Ke-Min Chen, Zhi-Yuan Wu, Qing-Bin Wang, Jing-Jing Liu, Ju Gong, Zhi-Jin Chen, Xiao-Yi Ding, Zhong-Min Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5280-5287. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5280
Observational Study
Loss of efficacy and safety of the switch from infliximab original to infliximab biosimilar (CT-P13) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease 
María Fernanda Guerra Veloz, Federico Argüelles-Arias, Luisa Castro Laria, Belén Maldonado Pérez, Antonio Benítez Roldan, Raúl Perea Amarillo, Vicente Merino Bohórquez, Miguel Angel Calleja, Ángel Caunedo Álvarez, Ángel Vilches Arenas 
World J Gastroenterol 24(46):5288-5296. Published online Dec 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i46.5288