Professor Thomas has published over 300 articles. Using Google Scholar Citations, his publications have received over 18,000 citations generating an H-index of 67, and i10-index of 246.
A selection of articles from international peer-reviewed journals highlighting the range of interests
Gooden TE, Gardner M, Wang J, Jolly K, Lane DA, Benjamin LA, Mwandumba HC, Kandoole V, Lwanga IB, Taylor S, Manaseki-Holland S, Lip GYH, Nirantharakumar K, Thomas GN. Incidence of cardiometabolic diseases in people living with and without HIV in the UK: a population-based matched cohort study. J Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 21:jiab420.
Hindricks G, Potpara T, Dagres N, Arbelo E, Bax JJ, Blomström-Lundqvist C, Boriani G, Castella M, Dan GA, Dilaveris PE, Fauchier L, Filippatos G, Kalman JM, La Meir M, Lane DA, Lebeau JP, Lettino M, Lip GYH, Pinto FJ, Thomas GN, Valgimigli M, Van Gelder IC, Van Putte BP, Watkins CL; ESC Scientific Document Group. 2020 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS). Eur Heart J. 42(5):373-498;2020.
G Roshandel, M Khoshnia, H Poustchi, K Hemming, F Kamangar, A Gharavi, MR Ostovaneh, A Nateghi, M Majed, B Navabakhsh, S Merat, A Pourshams, M Nalini, F Malekzadeh, M Sadeghi, N Mohammadifard, N Sarrafzadegan, M Naemi-Tabiei, A Fazel, P Brennan, A Etemadi, P Boffetta, GN Thomas, T Marshall, KK Cheng, R Malekzadeh. Effectiveness of polypill for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (PolyIran): a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial. Lancet 394 (10199): 672-683; 2019
R Thayakaran, NJ Adderley, C Sainsbury, B Torlinska, K Boelaert, D Šumilo, M Price, GN Thomas, KA Toulis, K Nirantharakumar. Thyroid replacement therapy, thyroid stimulating hormone concentrations, and long term health outcomes in patients with hypothyroidism: longitudinal study. BMJ. 366:l4892; 2019.
XQ Lao, HB Deng, X Liu, TC Chan, Z Zhang, LY Chang, EK Yeoh, T Tam, MCS Wong, GN Thomas. Increased leisure-time physical activity associated with lower onset of diabetes in 44,828 adults with impaired fasting glucose: A population based prospective cohort study. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53(14):895-900; 2019.
B Daly, KA Toulis, GN Thomas, K Gokhale, J Martin, J Webber, D Keerthy, K Jolly, P Saravanan, K Nirantharakumar. Increased risk of ischemic heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus, a target group in general practice for preventive interventions: A population-based cohort study. PLoS Med. 15(1):e1002488; 2018
R Caleyachetty, GN Thomas*, KA Toulis, N Mohammed, KM Gokhalea, K Balachandran, K Nirantharakumar. Metabolically healthy obese and incident cardiovascular disease events among 3.5 million men and women. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 70(12): 1429-1437; 2017
CM Wong, H Tsang, HK Lai, GN Thomas*, KB Lam, KP Chan, Q Zheng, JG Ayres, SY Lee, TH Lam, TQ Thach. Cancer mortality risks from long-term exposure to ambient fine particle. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 25 (5): 839-845; 2016.
CM Wong, HK Lai, H Tsang, TQ Thach, GN Thomas, KB Lam, KP Chan, L Yang, AK Lau, JG Ayres, SY Lee, WM Chan, AJ Hedley, TH Lam. Satellite-based estimates of long-term exposure to fine particles and association with mortality in elderly Hong Kong residents. Environmental Health Perspectives. 123 (11): 1167-1172; 2015.
GN Thomas, MP Wang, SY Ho, KH Mak, KK Cheng, TH Lam. Adverse lifestyle leads to an annual excess of 2 million deaths in China. PLoS One. 26;9 (2):e89650; 2014
Bό Hartaigh, JA Bosch, D Carroll, K Hemming, S Pilz, A Loerbroks, ME Kleber, TB Grammer, JE Fischer, BO Boehm, W März, GN Thomas*. Evidence of a synergistic association between heart rate, inflammation, and cardiovascular mortality in patients undergoing coronary angiography. European Heart Journal. 34 (12):932-941; 2013.
T Arora, S Hussain, KBH Lam, GL Yao, GN Thomas, S Taheri. Exploring the complex pathways among specific types of technology, self-reported sleep duration and body mass index in UK adolescents. International Journal of Obesity. 37 (9): 1254-1260; 2013.
GN Thomas, B ό Hartaigh, J Bosch, S Pilz, A Loerbroks, ME Kleber, TB. Grammer, BO Böhm, W März Vitamin D levels predict all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in subjects with the metabolic syndrome: The Ludwigshafen Risk and
Cardiovascular Health (LURIC) Study. Diabetes Care. 35 (5):1158-1164; 2012.
GN Thomas*, DJ Macfarlane, B Guo, BMY Cheung, SM McGhee, KL Chou, JJ Deeks, TH Lam, B Tomlinson. Health promotion in older Chinese: 12-mo cluster RCT of pedometry and 'peer support'. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44(6): 1157-1166; 2012.
GN Thomas*, AC Phillips, D Carroll, CR. Gale, GD Batty. The metabolic syndrome adds utility to the prediction of mortality over its components: the Vietnam Experience Study. Atherosclerosis. 210 (10): 256-261; 2010.
CQ Jiang, TH Lam, JM Lin, B Liu, XJ Yue, KK Cheng, B Tomlinson, KS Wong, BMY Cheung, GN Thomas*. An overview of the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study-Cardiovascular Disease Subcohort (GBCS-CVD): a platform for multidisciplinary collaboration. Journal of Human Hypertension. 24 (2):139-150; 2010.
GN Thomas*, AWL Hong, B Tomlinson, E Lau, CWK Lam, JE Sanderson, J Woo. Effects of Tai Chi and resistance training on cardiovascular risk factors in the elderly: A 12 month longitudinal, randomized, controlled intervention study. Clinical Endocrinology. 63:663-669; 2005.
SM McGhee, SY Ho, M Schooling, LM Ho, GN Thomas, AJ Hedley, KH Mak, R Peto, TH Lam. Mortality associated with passive smoking in Hong Kong. British Medical Journal. 330: 287-288; 2005.
GN Thomas, JW Lin, WWM Lam, B Tomlinson, V Yeung, JCN Chan, R Liu, and KS Wong. Increasing severity of cardiovascular risk factors with increasing middle cerebral artery stenotic involvement in Type 2 diabetic Chinese patients with asymptomatic cerebrovascular disease. Diabetes Care. 27 (5): 1121-1126; 2004.
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