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Editorial
Use of blood based biomarkers in the evaluation of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis 
Edward L Barnes, Choong-Chin Liew, Samuel Chao, Robert Burakoff 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 7(17):1233-1237. Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1233
Topic Highlight
Endoscopic resection of tumors in the lower digestive tract 
Shi-Lun Cai, Qiang Shi, Tao Chen, Yun-Shi Zhong, Li-Qing Yao 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 7(17):1238-1242. Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1238
Retrospective Cohort Study
Endoscopic submucosal dissection vs laparoscopic colorectal resection for early colorectal epithelial neoplasia 
Sophie SF Hon, Simon SM Ng, Tiffany CL Wong, Philip WY Chiu, Tony WC Mak, WW Leung, Janet FY Lee 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 7(17):1243-1249. Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1243
Retrospective Study
Feasibility of cold snare polypectomy in Japan: A pilot study 
Yoji Takeuchi, Takeshi Yamashina, Noriko Matsuura, Takashi Ito, Mototsugu Fujii, Kengo Nagai, Fumi Matsui, Tomofumi Akasaka, Noboru Hanaoka, Koji Higashino, Hiroyasu Iishi, Ryu Ishihara, Henrik Thorlacius, Noriya Uedo 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 7(17):1250-1256. Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1250
Case Report
Duodenal polyposis secondary to portal hypertensive duodenopathy 
Ananta Gurung, Philip E Jaffe, Xuchen Zhang 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 7(17):1257-1261. Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1257