Ryan M Thomas


Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA


  1. Gerber M, Underwood P, Judge S, Delitto D, Delitto A, Nosacka R, et al. Local and Systemic Cytokine Profiling for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma to Study Cancer Cachexia in an Era of Precision Medicine. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    ..These data support the use of PDX as a strategy to study soluble cachexia protein markers and also further efforts to elucidate which cytokines are most related to cachexia in order to provide potential targets for immunotherapy. ..
  2. Loftus T, Lopez A, Jenkins T, Downey E, Sikora J, Pelletier J, et al. Packed red blood cell donor age affects overall survival in transfused patients undergoing hepatectomy for non-hepatocellular malignancy. Am J Surg. 2019;217:71-77 pubmed publisher
    ..5, p = 0.04). In patients undergoing hepatectomy for non-hepatocellular malignancies and receiving perioperative transfusion, PRBC donor age may impact survival and warrants further investigation. ..
  3. Duff J, Ghayee H, Weber M, Thomas R. Delayed Imaging Presentation of a Symptomatic Insulinoma After Bariatric Surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017;21:412-414 pubmed publisher
    ..This case demonstrates the diagnostic and imaging dilemma in patients with hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery and should be of interest to anyone who cares for these patients. ..
  4. Jenkins T, Lopez A, Sarosi G, Ben David K, Thomas R. Preoperative enteral access is not necessary prior to multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer. Surgery. 2018;163:770-776 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients with esophageal malignancy should therefore proceed to appropriate neoadjuvant and surgical therapy with enteral access performed during definitive resection or reserved for those with frank obstruction on endoscopy. ..
  5. Delitto D, Black B, Sorenson H, Knowlton A, Thomas R, Sarosi G, et al. The inflammatory milieu within the pancreatic cancer microenvironment correlates with clinicopathologic parameters, chemoresistance and survival. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:783 pubmed publisher
    ..038), TNFα (P = .031) and MIP-1α (P = .036) were associated with prolonged survival. The pancreatic cancer microenvironment harbors a unique inflammatory milieu with potential diagnostic and prognostic value. ..
  6. Loftus T, Thomas R, Murphy T, Nguyen L, Moore F, Brakenridge S, et al. The effects of red cell transfusion donor age on nosocomial infection among trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2017;214:672-676 pubmed publisher
    ..07 (95% CI 1.01-1.13), p = 0.024). Among trauma patients receiving PRBC transfusions, blood from older donors may be associated with increased risk for nosocomial infection. ..