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From the liver to the heart: Cardiac dysfunction in obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Anna Di Sessa, Giuseppina Rosaria Umano, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice, Nicola Santoro 
World J Hepatol 9(2):69-73. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.69
Hepatic structural enhancement and insulin resistance amelioration due to AT1 receptor blockade 
Vanessa Souza-Mello 
World J Hepatol 9(2):74-79. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.74
Systemic treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma: Still unmet expectations 
Dimitrios N Samonakis, Elias A Kouroumalis 
World J Hepatol 9(2):80-90. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.80
Case Control Study
Predictors for advanced fibrosis in morbidly obese non-alcoholic fatty liver patients 
Shira Zelber-Sagi, Dafna Shoham, Isabel Zvibel, Subhi Abu-Abeid, Oren Shibolet, Sigal Fishman 
World J Hepatol 9(2):91-98. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.91
Retrospective Cohort Study
Impact of transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt on post liver transplantation outcomes: Study based on the United Network for Organ Sharing database 
Khalid Mumtaz, Sherif Metwally, Rohan M Modi, Nishi Patel, Dmitry Tumin, Anthony J Michaels, James Hanje, Ashraf El-Hinnawi, Don Hayes Jr, Sylvester M Black 
World J Hepatol 9(2):99-105. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.99
Retrospective Study
Vasopressin use in critically ill cirrhosis patients with catecholamine-resistant septic shock: The CVICU cohort 
Lukasz A Myc, Jonathan G Stine, Rinita Chakrapani, Alexandra Kadl, Curtis K Argo 
World J Hepatol 9(2):106-113. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.106
Observational Study
Percutaneous drainage as a first therapeutic step prior to surgery in liver hydatid cyst abscess: Is it worth it? 
Aylhin J Lopez-Marcano, Jose M Ramia, Vladimir Arteaga, Roberto De la Plaza, Jhonny D Gonzales, Anibal Medina 
World J Hepatol 9(2):114-118. Published online Jan 18, 2017. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v9.i2.114