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Role of inflammatory response in liver diseases: Therapeutic strategies 
José A Del Campo, Paloma Gallego, Lourdes Grande 
World J Hepatol 10(1):1-7. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.1
Basic Study
Preserved liver regeneration capacity after partial hepatectomy in rats with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis 
David Haldrup, Sara Heebøll, Karen Louise Thomsen, Kasper Jarlhelt Andersen, Michelle Meier, Frank Viborg Mortensen, Jens Randel Nyengaard, Stephen Hamilton-Dutoit, Henning Grønbæk 
World J Hepatol 10(1):8-21. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.8
Bioengineered humanized livers as better three-dimensional drug testing model system 
Sandeep Kumar Vishwakarma, Avinash Bardia, Chandrakala Lakkireddy, Raju Nagarapu, Md Aejaz Habeeb, Aleem Ahmed Khan 
World J Hepatol 10(1):22-33. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.22
Retrospective Cohort Study
Risk factors for hepatic steatosis in adults with cystic fibrosis: Similarities to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Fares Ayoub, Cesar Trillo-Alvarez, Giuseppe Morelli, Jorge Lascano 
World J Hepatol 10(1):34-40. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.34
Fatty liver disease, an emerging etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Argentina 
Federico Piñero, Josefina Pages, Sebastián Marciano, Nora Fernández, Jorge Silva, Margarita Anders, Alina Zerega, Ezequiel Ridruejo, Beatriz Ameigeiras, Claudia D’Amico, Luis Gaite, Carla Bermúdez, Manuel Cobos, Carlos Rosales, Gustavo Romero, Lucas McCormack, Virginia Reggiardo, Luis Colombato, Adrián Gadano, Marcelo Silva 
World J Hepatol 10(1):41-50. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.41
Current state and clinical outcome in Turkish patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Omer Ekinci, Bulent Baran, Asli Cifcibasi Ormeci, Ozlem Mutluay Soyer, Suut Gokturk, Sami Evirgen, Arzu Poyanli, Mine Gulluoglu, Filiz Akyuz, Cetin Karaca, Kadir Demir, Fatih Besisik, Sabahattin Kaymakoglu 
World J Hepatol 10(1):51-61. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.51
Retrospective Study
Predicting early outcomes of liver transplantation in young children: The EARLY study 
Rashid Alobaidi, Natalie Anton, Dominic Cave, Elham Khodayari Moez, Ari R Joffe 
World J Hepatol 10(1):62-72. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.62
Collagen proportionate area correlates to hepatic venous pressure gradient in non-abstinent cirrhotic patients with alcoholic liver disease 
Sophie Restellini, Nicolas Goossens, Sophie Clément, Nicolas Lanthier, Francesco Negro, Laura Rubbia-Brandt, Laurent Spahr 
World J Hepatol 10(1):73-81. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.73
Ratio of mean platelet volume to platelet count is a potential surrogate marker predicting liver cirrhosis 
Hiroya Iida, Masaki Kaibori, Kosuke Matsui, Morihiko Ishizaki, Masanori Kon 
World J Hepatol 10(1):82-87. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.82
Efficacy of direct-acting antiviral treatment for chronic hepatitis C: A single hospital experience 
Rena Kaneko, Natsuko Nakazaki, Risa Omori, Yuichiro Yano, Masazumi Ogawa, Yuzuru Sato 
World J Hepatol 10(1):88-94. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.88
Efficacy of intra-arterial contrast-enhanced ultrasonography during transarterial chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Kazue Shiozawa, Manabu Watanabe, Takashi Ikehara, Shuhei Yamamoto, Takashi Matsui, Yoshinori Saigusa, Yoshinori Igarashi, Iruru Maetani 
World J Hepatol 10(1):95-104. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.95
Clinical Practice Study
Proton nuclear magnetic resonance-based metabonomic models for non-invasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C: Optimizing the classification of intermediate fibrosis 
Andrea Dória Batista, Carlos Jonnatan Pimentel Barros, Tássia Brena Barroso Carneiro Costa, Michele Maria Gonçalves de Godoy, Ronaldo Dionísio Silva, Joelma Carvalho Santos, Mariana Montenegro de Melo Lira, Norma Thomé Jucá, Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes, Ricardo Oliveira Silva 
World J Hepatol 10(1):105-115. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.105
Observational Study
High burden of hepatocellular carcinoma and viral hepatitis in Southern and Central Vietnam: Experience of a large tertiary referral center, 2010 to 2016 
Song-Huy Nguyen-Dinh, Albert Do, Trang Ngoc Doan Pham, Doan Y Dao, Trinh Nhu Nguy, Moon S Chen Jr 
World J Hepatol 10(1):116-123. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.116
Toll-like receptor 4 polymorphisms and bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis and ascites 
Edilmar Alvarado-Tapias, Carlos Guarner-Argente, Elida Oblitas, Elisabet Sánchez, Silvia Vidal, Eva Román, Mar Concepción, Maria Poca, Cristina Gely, Oana Pavel, Juan Camilo Nieto, Cándido Juárez, Carlos Guarner, Germán Soriano 
World J Hepatol 10(1):124-133. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.124
Prospective Study
Effect of transplant center volume on post-transplant survival in patients listed for simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation 
Rohan M Modi, Dmitry Tumin, Andrew J Kruger, Eliza W Beal, Don Hayes Jr, James Hanje, Anthony J Michaels, Kenneth Washburn, Lanla F Conteh, Sylvester M Black, Khalid Mumtaz 
World J Hepatol 10(1):134-141. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.134
Meta-Analysis
Vitamin D levels do not predict the stage of hepatic fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A PRISMA compliant systematic review and meta-analysis of pooled data 
Behnam Saberi, Alia S Dadabhai, Julie Nanavati, Lin Wang, Russell T Shinohara, Gerard E Mullin 
World J Hepatol 10(1):142-154. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.142
Epigenetic basis of hepatocellular carcinoma: A network-based integrative meta-analysis 
Venkat Bhat, Sujitha Srinathan, Elisa Pasini, Marc Angeli, Emily Chen, Cristina Baciu, Mamatha Bhat 
World J Hepatol 10(1):155-165. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.155
Case Report
Contrast uptake in primary hepatic angiosarcoma on gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the hepatobiliary phase 
Manabu Hayashi, Satoshi Kawana, Hirofumi Sekino, Kazumichi Abe, Naoki Matsuoka, Masahito Kashiwagi, Ken Okai, Yukiko Kanno, Atsushi Takahashi, Hiroshi Ito, Yuko Hashimoto, Hiromasa Ohira 
World J Hepatol 10(1):166-171. Published online Jan 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i1.166