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Editorial
Endoscopic treatment of esophageal achalasia 
Dario Esposito, Francesco Maione, Alessandra D’Alessandro, Giovanni Sarnelli, Giovanni D De Palma 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):30-39. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.30
Therapeutics Advances
Colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection from a Western perspective: Today’s promises and future challenges 
José Carlos Marín-Gabriel, Gloria Fernández-Esparrach, José Díaz-Tasende, Alberto Herreros de Tejada 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):40-55. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.40
Topic Highlight
Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia in children: A review 
T Kumar Pandian, Nimesh D Naik, Aodhnait S Fahy, Arman Arghami, David R Farley, Michael B Ishitani, Christopher R Moir 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):56-66. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.56
Endoscopic ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of carcinoma pancreas 
Rajesh Puri, Manish Manrai, Ragesh Babu Thandassery, Abdulrahman A Alfadda 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):67-76. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.67
Review
Drug eluting biliary stents to decrease stent failure rates: A review of the literature 
Joseph Shatzel, Jisoo Kim, Kartik Sampath, Sharjeel Syed, Jennifer Saad, Zilla H Hussain, Kabir Mody, J Marc Pipas, Stuart Gordon, Timothy Gardner, Richard I Rothstein 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):77-85. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.77
Submucosal tunnel endoscopy: Peroral endoscopic myotomy and peroral endoscopic tumor resection 
Nikolas Eleftheriadis, Haruhiro Inoue, Haruo Ikeda, Manabu Onimaru, Roberta Maselli, Grace Santi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):86-103. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.86
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided interventions in special situations 
Varayu Prachayakul, Pitulak Aswakul 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):104-112. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.104
Retrospective Study
Evidence to suggest adoption of water exchange deserves broader consideration: Its pain alleviating impact occurs in 90% of investigators 
Sergio Cadoni, Mauro Liggi, Premysl Falt, Stefano Sanna, Mariangela Argiolas, Viviana Fanari, Paolo Gallittu, Donatella Mura, Maria L Porcedda, Vit Smajstrla, Matteo Erriu, Felix W Leung 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(2):113-121. Published online Jan 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i2.113