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Review
Glycogenic hepatopathy: A narrative review 
Jagannath M Sherigar, Joline De Castro, Yong Mei Yin, Debra Guss, Smruti R Mohanty 
World J Hepatol 10(2):172-185. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.172
Cell fusion in the liver, revisited 
Michela Lizier, Alessandra Castelli, Cristina Montagna, Franco Lucchini, Paolo Vezzoni, Francesca Faggioli 
World J Hepatol 10(2):213-221. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.213
Management of bacterial infection in the liver transplant candidate 
Alberto Ferrarese, Alberto Zanetto, Chiara Becchetti, Salvatore Stefano Sciarrone, Sarah Shalaby, Giacomo Germani, Martina Gambato, Francesco Paolo Russo, Patrizia Burra, Marco Senzolo 
World J Hepatol 10(2):222-230. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.222
Digital liver biopsy: Bio-imaging of fatty liver for translational and clinical research 
Marcello Mancini, Paul Summers, Francesco Faita, Maurizia R Brunetto, Francesco Callea, Andrea De Nicola, Nicole Di Lascio, Fabio Farinati, Amalia Gastaldelli, Bruno Gridelli, Peppino Mirabelli, Emanuele Neri, Piero A Salvadori, Eleni Rebelos, Claudio Tiribelli, Luca Valenti, Marco Salvatore, Ferruccio Bonino 
World J Hepatol 10(2):231-245. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.231
Alkaline sphingomyelinase (NPP7) in hepatobiliary diseases: A field that needs to be closely studied 
Rui-Dong Duan 
World J Hepatol 10(2):246-253. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.246
Minireviews
Spontaneous bacterial and fungal peritonitis in patients with liver cirrhosis: A literature review 
Toru Shizuma 
World J Hepatol 10(2):254-266. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.254
Impact of direct acting antivirals on occurrence and recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma: Biologically plausible or an epiphenomenon? 
Amna Subhan Butt, Fatima Sharif, Shahab Abid 
World J Hepatol 10(2):267-276. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.267
Basic Study
Homologous recombination mediates stable Fah gene integration and phenotypic correction in tyrosinaemia mouse-model 
Norman Junge, Qinggong Yuan, Thu Huong Vu, Simon Krooss, Christien Bednarski, Asha Balakrishnan, Toni Cathomen, Michael P Manns, Ulrich Baumann, Amar Deep Sharma, Michael Ott 
World J Hepatol 10(2):277-286. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.277
Multipotent stromal cells stimulate liver regeneration by influencing the macrophage polarization in rat 
Andrey Elchaninov, Timur Fatkhudinov, Natalia Usman, Irina Arutyunyan, Andrey Makarov, Anastasia Lokhonina, Irina Eremina, Viktor Surovtsev, Dmitry Goldshtein, Galina Bolshakova, Valeria Glinkina, Gennady Sukhikh 
World J Hepatol 10(2):287-296. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.287
Morphological and biochemical effects of weekend alcohol consumption in rats: Role of concentration and gender 
José A Morales-González, María de Lourdes Sernas-Morales, Ángel Morales-González, Laura Ligía González-López, Eduardo Osiris Madrigal-Santillán, Nancy Vargas-Mendoza, Tomás Alejandro Fregoso-Aguilar, Liliana Anguiano-Robledo, Eduardo Madrigal-Bujaidar, Isela Álvarez-González, Germán Chamorro-Cevallos 
World J Hepatol 10(2):297-307. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.297
Retrospective Cohort Study
Survival outcomes of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with normal, high and very high preoperative alpha-fetoprotein levels 
Wong Hoi She, Albert Chi Yan Chan, Tan To Cheung, Chung Mau Lo, Kenneth Siu Ho Chok 
World J Hepatol 10(2):308-318. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.308
Clinical Practice Study
Hepatitis C virus knowledge improves hepatitis C virus screening practices among primary care physicians 
Sandeep T Samuel, Anthony D Martinez, Yang Chen, Marianthi Markatou, Andrew H Talal 
World J Hepatol 10(2):319-328. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.319
Observational Study
Outcomes assessment of hepatitis C virus-positive psoriatic patients treated using pegylated interferon in combination with ribavirin compared to new Direct-Acting Antiviral agents 
Giovanni Damiani, Chiara Franchi, Paolo Pigatto, Andrea Altomare, Alessia Pacifico, Stephen Petrou, Sebastiano Leone, Maria Caterina Pace, Marco Fiore 
World J Hepatol 10(2):329-336. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.329
Meta-Analysis
Outcomes of kidney transplantation in patients with hepatitis B virus infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Charat Thongprayoon, Wisit Kaewput, Konika Sharma, Karn Wijarnpreecha, Napat Leeaphorn, Patompong Ungprasert, Ankit Sakhuja, Franco H Cabeza Rivera, Wisit Cheungpasitporn 
World J Hepatol 10(2):337-346. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.337
Case Report
Primary hepatic peripheral T-cell lymphoma associated with Epstein-Barr viral infection 
Daryl Ramai, Emmanuel Ofori, Sofia Nigar, Madhavi Reddy 
World J Hepatol 10(2):347-351. Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.347