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Review
Cirrhosis and autoimmune liver disease: Current understanding 
Rodrigo Liberal, Charlotte R Grant 
World J Hepatol 8(28):1157-1168. Published online Oct 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i28.1157
Current status of diagnosis and treatment of hepatic echinococcosis 
Memmet Mihmanli, Ufuk Oguz Idiz, Cemal Kaya, Uygar Demir, Ozgur Bostanci, Sinan Omeroglu, Emre Bozkurt 
World J Hepatol 8(28):1169-1181. Published online Oct 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i28.1169
Minireviews
Management of refractory ascites in cirrhosis: Are we out of date? 
Alagappan Annamalai, Lauren Wisdom, Megan Herada, Mazen Noureddin, Walid Ayoub, Vinay Sundaram, Andrew Klein, Nicholas Nissen 
World J Hepatol 8(28):1182-1193. Published online Oct 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i28.1182
Basic Study
DNA methylation of angiotensin II receptor gene in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related liver fibrosis 
Kiyoshi Asada, Yosuke Aihara, Hiroaki Takaya, Ryuichi Noguchi, Tadashi Namisaki, Kei Moriya, Masakazu Uejima, Mitsuteru Kitade, Tsuyoshi Mashitani, Kosuke Takeda, Hideto Kawaratani, Yasushi Okura, Kosuke Kaji, Akitoshi Douhara, Yasuhiko Sawada, Norihisa Nishimura, Kenichiro Seki, Akira Mitoro, Junichi Yamao, Hitoshi Yoshiji 
World J Hepatol 8(28):1194-1199. Published online Oct 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i28.1194
Retrospective Study
Impaired liver function attenuates liver regeneration and hypertrophy after portal vein embolization 
Yumiko Kageyama, Takashi Kokudo, Katsumi Amikura, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Amane Takahashi, Hirohiko Sakamoto 
World J Hepatol 8(28):1200-1204. Published online Oct 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i28.1200