Marco Ruiz

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Frailty syndrome in geriatric medicine
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:395-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Falls in HIV-infected patients: a geriatric syndrome in a susceptible population
    Marco Andres Ruiz
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:266-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Management of elderly and frail elderly cancer patients: the importance of comprehensive geriatrics assessment and the need for guidelines
    Marco Ruiz
    Section of Geriatric Medicine Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 346:66-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Non-AIDS-defining cancers in New Orleans
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State Cancer Center Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:173-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of Frail Patients in a Geriatric-HIV Program: The Experience of an Urban Academic Center at One Year Follow-Up
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:138-43. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Breast Cancer in HIV-Infected Patients: A Retrospective Single-Institution Study
    Marco Ruiz
    Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Section of Geriatric Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:30-4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools for HIV-infected patients: implications for elderly patients
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:362-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint How to improve the health of undocumented Latino immigrants with HIV in New Orleans: an agenda for action
    Marco Ruiz
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:66-70. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Lung cancer in HIV-infected patients: the experience of an urban clinic
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:214-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care program for human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: rebuilding of an academic urban program
    Marco Ruiz
    Section of Geriatric Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:16-21. 2011

Collaborators

  • Maria Frontini
  • Erwin A Aguilar
  • Thomas M Reske
  • Charles Cefalu
  • Hina Ashraf
  • Rebecca A Clark
  • Lauren Spizale
  • Wilfred Onya
  • Jigar Chotalia

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Frailty syndrome in geriatric medicine
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:395-8. 2012
    ..Preventative strategies need to be studied. The role of specific biomarkers in early detection of frailty needs to be defined. Clinical trials are needed to find better interventions for this syndrome...
  2. doi request reprint Falls in HIV-infected patients: a geriatric syndrome in a susceptible population
    Marco Andres Ruiz
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:266-9. 2013
    ..Falls is a common geriatric syndrome that has not been well characterized in HIV-infected populations...
  3. doi request reprint Management of elderly and frail elderly cancer patients: the importance of comprehensive geriatrics assessment and the need for guidelines
    Marco Ruiz
    Section of Geriatric Medicine Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 346:66-9. 2013
    ..This article reviews and discusses the current literature that evaluates the relevance of comprehensive geriatrics assessment (CGA) and other evaluation tools in the detection of this vulnerable patient population...
  4. doi request reprint Non-AIDS-defining cancers in New Orleans
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State Cancer Center Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:173-7. 2013
    ..Non-AIDS-defining cancers in HIV-infected patients in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era have increased. To our knowledge a comprehensive review of non-AIDS-related malignancies in New Orleans has not yet been conducted...
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of Frail Patients in a Geriatric-HIV Program: The Experience of an Urban Academic Center at One Year Follow-Up
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:138-43. 2011
    ..Introduction: Frailty syndrome has not been explored in depth in elderly HIV-infected patients...
  6. doi request reprint Breast Cancer in HIV-Infected Patients: A Retrospective Single-Institution Study
    Marco Ruiz
    Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Section of Geriatric Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:30-4. 2011
    ..This paper reviews the experience of an urban HIV outpatient clinic serving with patients infected with HIV infection...
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools for HIV-infected patients: implications for elderly patients
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:362-7. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint How to improve the health of undocumented Latino immigrants with HIV in New Orleans: an agenda for action
    Marco Ruiz
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:66-70. 2010
    ..This project will report additional findings soon...
  9. doi request reprint Lung cancer in HIV-infected patients: the experience of an urban clinic
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:214-7. 2010
    ..Recent studies suggest that lung cancer risk is 3 to 4 times higher in HIV-infected patients than in uninfected persons after adjusting for other factors such as smoking intensity and duration...
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care program for human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: rebuilding of an academic urban program
    Marco Ruiz
    Section of Geriatric Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:16-21. 2011
    ..The impact of HIV infection is significant in the city of New Orleans. As of September 2009, a cumulative total of 29 548 HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases and 12 267 HIV-related deaths were reported in Louisiana...
  11. ncbi request reprint A dedicated screening program for geriatric HIV-infected patients integrating HIV and geriatric care
    Marco Ruiz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:157-61. 2010
    ..Clinicians caring for HIV-infected patients >60 years old encounter multiple clinical challenges. The use of a functional geriatrics screening for detection of significant comorbidities is important in this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint An analysis of chronic kidney disease risk factors in a Louisiana nursing home population: a cross-sectional study
    Erwin A Aguilar
    Section of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 165:260-3, 265-7. 2013
    ..Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and its progression are associated with multiple risk factors. CKD is prevalent in nursing homes residents, but factors related to CKD in this setting have not been defined...
  13. doi request reprint Differences in outcomes between elderly and nonelderly breast cancer patients in Louisiana
    Marco Ruiz
    Section of Geriatric Medicine MR, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana Section of Hematology Oncology TR, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana Section of Geriatric Medicine CC, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana and the Stanley S Scott Cancer Center MR, JE, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Am J Med Sci 346:377-80. 2013
    ..The interest of this study was to examine the differences in treatment and survival between elderly versus young (>65 versus <65) patients in Louisiana...
  14. doi request reprint Characterization of HIV-associated Hodgkin's lymphoma in HIV-infected patients: a single-center experience
    Marco Ruiz
    1Section of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:234-8. 2012
    ..Compared with the general population, HIV-infected patients exhibit a 5-10-fold increased risk for developing HL...
  15. doi request reprint Sex and race effects on risk for selected outcomes among elderly HIV-infected patients
    Maria Frontini
    1School of Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:12-5. 2012
    ..In contrast, African American race was significantly associated with the risk for several selected disorders and outcomes. These results can assist in future prevention efforts among senior individuals with HIV infection...