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Laparoscopic splenectomy: Current concepts 
Evangelos P Misiakos, George Bagias, Theodore Liakakos, Anastasios Machairas 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):428-437. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.428
Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of early esophageal squamous neoplasia 
Yuto Shimamura, Takashi Ikeya, Norman Marcon, Jeffrey D Mosko 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):438-447. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.438
Minireviews
Laparoscopic resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: Does laparoscopic surgery provide an adequate oncologic resection? 
Joseph J Kim, James Y Lim, Scott Q Nguyen 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):448-455. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.448
Lumen apposing metal stents for pancreatic fluid collections: Recognition and management of complications 
Michael L DeSimone, Akwi W Asombang, Tyler M Berzin 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):456-463. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.456
Case Control Study
Clinical predictors for sessile serrated polyposis syndrome: A case control study 
Yang Wu, Alexander Mullin, Alina Stoita 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):464-470. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.464
Retrospective Cohort Study
Colonoscopy quality with Entonox®vs intravenous conscious sedation: 18608 colonoscopy retrospective study 
Alexander R Robertson, Nicholas A Kennedy, James A Robertson, Nicholas I Church, Colin L Noble 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):471-479. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.471
Retrospective Study
Efficacy and safety of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus 
Kristen Suchniak-Mussari, Charles E Dye, Matthew T Moyer, Abraham Mathew, Thomas J McGarrity, Eileen M Gagliardi, Jennifer L Maranki, John M Levenick 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):480-485. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.480
Novel and supplementary management of pancreatic fluid collections: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage 
Si-Jie Hao, Wei-Jia Xu, Yang Di, Lie Yao, Hang He, Feng Yang, Chen Jin, Liang Zhong, De-Liang Fu 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):486-493. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.486
Case Report
Successful endoscopic removal of three embedded esophageal self-expanding metal stents 
Xiao-Qin Liu, Min Zhou, Wen-Xin Shi, Yi-Ying Qi, Hui Liu, Bin Li, Hong-Wei Xu 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(9):494-498. Published online Sep 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.494