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Editorial
Pushing the limits of liver surgery for colorectal liver metastases: Current state and future directions 
Raphael LC Araujo, Marcelo M Linhares 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):34-40. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.34
Enhanced recovery after surgery in emergency colorectal surgery: Review of literature and current practices 
Varut Lohsiriwat, Romyen Jitmungngan 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):41-52. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.41
Review
Success and safety of endoscopic treatments for concomitant biliary and duodenal malignant stenosis: A review of the literature 
Benedetto Mangiavillano, Mouen A Khashab, Ilaria Tarantino, Silvia Carrara, Rossella Semeraro, Francesco Auriemma, Mario Bianchetti, Leonardo Henry Eusebi, Chen Yen-I, Luca De Luca, Mario Traina, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):53-61. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.53
Minireviews
Safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Adoption of universal culture of safety in cholecystectomy 
Vishal Gupta, Gaurav Jain 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):62-84. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.62
Basic Study
In vivo expression of thrombospondin-1 suppresses the formation of peritoneal adhesion in rats 
Yun-Sheng Tai, I-Ming Jou, Yun-Chih Jung, Chao-Liang Wu, Ai-Li Shiau, Chih-Yi Chen 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):85-92. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.85
Case Control Study
Dual loop (Roux en Y) reconstruction with isolated gastric limb reduces delayed gastric emptying after pancreatico-duodenectomy 
Offir Ben-Ishay, Reem Abu Zhaya, Yoram Kluger 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):93-100. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.93
Case Report
Acquired segmental colonic hypoganglionosis in an adult Caucasian male: A case report 
Allan MF Kwok, Andrew B Still, Kimberly Hart 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):101-111. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.101
Esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction successfully treated with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication: First case report in the literature 
Pedro F Pereira, Andre RP Rosa, Leonardo A Mesquita, Marcelle J Anzolch, Rafael N Branchi, Augusto L Giongo, Francisco C Paixão, Marcio F Chedid, Cleber DP Kruel 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(2):112-116. Published online Feb 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i2.112