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Editorial
Unresolved issues in the prophylaxis of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis 
Melisa Dirchwolf, Sebastián Marciano, José Martínez, Andrés Eduardo Ruf 
World J Hepatol 10(12):892-897. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.892
Hepatitis C virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma after sustained virologic response 
Reina Sasaki, Tatsuo Kanda, Naoya Kato, Osamu Yokosuka, Mitsuhiko Moriyama 
World J Hepatol 10(12):898-906. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.898
Stem cell transplantation for the treatment of end-stage liver disease 
Dong-Bo Wu, En-Qiang Chen, Hong Tang 
World J Hepatol 10(12):907-910. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.907
Minireviews
Autoimmune hepatitis: Appraisal of current treatment guidelines 
Dhruv Lowe, Savio John 
World J Hepatol 10(12):911-923. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.911
Basic Study
Body mass index and its effects on liver fat content in overweight and obese young adults by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy technique 
Duanghathai Pasanta, Montree Tungjai, Sirirat Chancharunee, Warayuth Sajomsang, Suchart Kothan 
World J Hepatol 10(12):924-933. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.924
Retrospective Cohort Study
Non-invasive prediction of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in Japanese patients with morbid obesity by artificial intelligence using rule extraction technology 
Daisuke Uehara, Yoichi Hayashi, Yosuke Seki, Satoru Kakizaki, Norio Horiguchi, Hiroki Tojima, Yuichi Yamazaki, Ken Sato, Kazuki Yasuda, Masanobu Yamada, Toshio Uraoka, Kazunori Kasama 
World J Hepatol 10(12):934-943. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.934
Retrospective Study
Impact of sepsis and non-communicable diseases on prognostic models to predict the outcome of hospitalized chronic liver disease patients 
Fakhar Ali Qazi Arisar, Shahab Abid, Preet Ayoub Shaikh, Safia Awan 
World J Hepatol 10(12):944-955. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.944
Observational Study
One in five hepatocellular carcinoma patients in the United States are Hispanic while less than 40% were eligible for liver transplantation 
Ann Robinson, Ajay Ohri, Benny Liu, Taft Bhuket, Robert J Wong 
World J Hepatol 10(12):956-965. Published online Dec 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.956