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Long noncoding RNAs in hepatocellular carcinoma: Novel insights into their mechanism 
Yong-Ru Liu, Rui-Xue Tang, Wen-Ting Huang, Fang-Hui Ren, Rong-Quan He, Li-Hua Yang, Dian-Zhong Luo, Yi-Wu Dang, Gang Chen 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2781-2791. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2781
Hepatitis C genotype 4: The past, present, and future 
Tawhida Y Abdel-Ghaffar, Mostafa M Sira, Suzan El Naghi 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2792-2810. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2792
Review
Treating morbid obesity in cirrhosis: A quest of holy grail 
Naveen Kumar, Narendra Singh Choudhary 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2819-2828. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2819
Minireviews
Update on hepatitis C: Direct-acting antivirals 
Leon L Seifert, Ryan B Perumpail, Aijaz Ahmed 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2829-2833. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2829
Contributions of transgenic mouse studies on the research of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus-induced hepatocarcinogenesis 
Shogo Ohkoshi, Haruka Hirono, Kazuhiko Watanabe, Katsuhiko Hasegawa, Masahiko Yano 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2834-2840. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2834
Retrospective Cohort Study
Comparison of peg-interferon, ribavirin plus telaprevir vs simeprevir by propensity score matching 
Hideki Fujii, Takeshi Nishimura, Atsushi Umemura, Taichiro Nishikawa, Kanji Yamaguchi, Michihisa Moriguchi, Yoshio Sumida, Hironori Mitsuyoshi, Chihiro Yokomizo, Saiyu Tanaka, Hiroki Ishikawa, Kenichi Nishioji, Hiroyuki Kimura, Shiro Takami, Yasuyuki Nagao, Takayuki Takeuchi, Toshihide Shima, Yoshihiko Sawa, Masahito Minami, Kohichiroh Yasui, Yoshito Itoh 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2841-2848. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2841
Systematic Reviews
Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus exposure in Egypt: Opportunities for prevention and evaluation 
F DeWolfe Miller, Mahmoud S Elzalabany, Sara Hassani, Diego F Cuadros 
World J Hepatol 7(28):2849-2858. Published online Dec 8, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i28.2849