EDUCATION

  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine , Puerto Rico
Anesthesia
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch , Galveston , Texas
Undergraduate School
  • University of Puerto Rico , Puerto Rico
Pediatric Cardiology - Clinical Intracardiac Electrophysiology
  • University of Miami School of Medicine , Miami , Florida
Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Williams MR, Atkinson DB, Bezzerides VJ, Yuki K, Franklin K, Casta A, Alexander ME. Pausing With the Gauze: Inhibition of Temporary Pacemakers by Radiofrequency Scan During Cardiac Surgery. Anesth Analg. 2016 11; 123(5):1143-1148. View abstract
  2. Yu RN, Houck CS, Casta A, Blum RH. Institutional Policy Changes to Prevent Cardiac Toxicity Associated With Bupivacaine Penile Blockade in Infants. A A Case Rep. 2016 Aug 01; 7(3):71-5. View abstract
  3. Yuki K, Casta A, Uezono S. Anesthetic management of noncardiac surgery for patients with single ventricle physiology. J Anesth. 2011 Apr; 25(2):247-56. View abstract
  4. Fennessy BG, Rahbar R, Bunker N, Pigula F, Casta A. The needle and the damage done: pericardial effusion with tamponade after needle ingestion in an infant. J Laryngol Otol. 2009 Dec; 123(12):1396-8. View abstract
  5. Yuki K, Casta A. Management of difficult airway in pediatric patients with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction. J Anesth. 2009; 23(2):281-3. View abstract
  6. Koichi Y, Casta A. Management of difficult airway in pediatric patients with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction. J Anesth. 2009; 23:281-283. View abstract
  7. Fennessy BG, Rahbar R, Bunder N, Pigula F, Casta A. The needle and the damage done: pericardial effusion with tamponade after needle ingestion in an infant. J Laryngol Otol. 2009; 123(12):1396-8. View abstract
  8. Quinlan JJ, Murray AW, Casta A. Anesthesia for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia, Kaplan, Reich, Lake, Konstadt, eds. 2008; in press. View abstract
  9. Casta A, Wang EY. The cone procedure for severe Ebstein's anomaly in an infant: periopertative management. Anesthesiology. 2008; 109:A169. View abstract
  10. Kang BV, Kallmeyer SM, Casta A. Intraoperative alertness of a rise in serum potassium by double counting of the heart rate during blood transfusion in an infant. Pediatr Anesth. 2008; 18:798-9. View abstract
  11. Quinlan, JJ, Murray AW, Casta A. Anesthesia for heart, lung, and heart-lung transplantation. Essentails of Cardiac Anesthesia, Joel A. Kaplan, Editor. 2008; 463-491. View abstract
  12. Casta A, Bunker N. Migration of an ingested foreign body to the mediastinum complicated by a pericardial effusion. Anesthesiology. 2008; 109:A168. View abstract
  13. Sawasdiwipachai P, Laussen PC, McGowan FX, Smoot L, Casta A. Cardiac arrest after neuromuscular blockade reversal in a heart transplant infant. Anesthesiology. 2007 Oct; 107(4):663-5. View abstract
  14. Odegard KC, DiNardo JA, Kussman BD, Shukla A, Harrington J, Casta A, McGowan FX, Hickey PR, Bacha EA, Thiagarajan RR, Laussen PC. The frequency of anesthesia-related cardiac arrests in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2007 Aug; 105(2):335-43. View abstract
  15. Casta A, Brown DW, Yuki K. Induction of supraventricular tachycardia during transesophageal echocardiography: an unusual complication. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2008 Aug; 22(4):592-3. View abstract
  16. Casta A, McGowan FX, Harrington JA, Odegard KC. Perioperative myocardial ischemia in pediatric cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Anesthesiology. 2007; 107:A220. View abstract
  17. Khambatta HJ, Velado M, Gaffney JW, Schechter WS, Casta A. Management of right ventricular outflow tract reactivity following pulmonary valve dilatation under general anesthesia: experience of a medical mission. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Oct; 16(10):1087-9. View abstract
  18. Sakhai H, Casta A. Use of nitric oxide for treatment of pulmonary hypertensive crisis in a child after protamine administration. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2006 Oct; 20(5):719-21. View abstract
  19. Chrysostomou C, Di Filippo S, Manrique AM, Schmitt CG, Orr RA, Casta A, Suchoza E, Janosky J, Davis PJ, Munoz R. Use of dexmedetomidine in children after cardiac and thoracic surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Mar; 7(2):126-31. View abstract
  20. Quinlan JJ, Murray AW, Casta A. Anesthesia for Heart, Lung and Heart-lung Transplantation. Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia. Kaplan, Reich, Lake, Konstadt, eds. 2006; 845-65. View abstract
  21. Casta A, Cladis F. Problems in Pediatric Anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2005; 100:1550. View abstract
  22. Sakhai H, Casta A. Use of nitric oxide for treatment of pulmonary hypertensive crisis in a child after protamine administration. Anesthesiology. 2004; A1461. View abstract
  23. Chrysostomou C, DiFilippo S, Suchoza E, Casta A, Ghandi S, Munoz R. Use of dexmedetomidine after congenital cardiac surgery. Cardiology in the Young 2004. 2004; 14 (Suppl 2):Abstract P 105. View abstract
  24. Pigula FA, Mahnke CB, Anagnostopoulos PV, Casta A, Munoz R, Gandhi SK, Agnastopolous P. Closed correction of systemic semilunar valve insufficiency in the neonate. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Nov; 126(5):1650-2. View abstract
  25. Gruber EM, Laussen PC, Casta A, Zimmerman AA, Zurakowski D, Reid R, Odegard KC, Chakravorti S, Davis PJ, McGowan FX, Hickey PR, Hansen DD. Stress response in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized study of fentanyl bolus, fentanyl infusion, and fentanyl-midazolam infusion. Anesth Analg. 2001 Apr; 92(4):882-90. View abstract
  26. Odegard KC, Kirse DJ, del Nido PJ, Laussen PC, Casta A, Booke J, Kenna MA, McGowan FX. Intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during video-assisted throracoscopic surgery for patent ductus arteriosus. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Oct; 14(5):562-4. View abstract
  27. Casta A, Gruber EM, Laussen PC, McGowan FX, Odegard KC, Zurakowski D, Hansen DD. Parameters associated with perioperative baffle fenestration closure in the Fontan operation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Oct; 14(5):553-6. View abstract
  28. Casta A. Use of plastic-coated stylets for endotracheal intubation. J Pediatr. 2000 May; 136(5):705. View abstract
  29. Casta A. Attempted placement of a thoracic epidural catheter via the caudal route in a newborn. Anesthesiology. 1999 Dec; 91(6):1965-6. View abstract
  30. Casta A. Cardiovascular evaluation in thoracopagus twins. Circulation. 1999 Jul 06; 100(1):103. View abstract
  31. Casta A, McCann ME. Electrocardiographic inscription of diaphragmatic contractions during anaesthesia. Paediatr Anaesth. 1999; 9(2):175-6. View abstract
  32. Casta A, Laussen PC, Gruber EM, Odegard KC, Hansen DD. A randomized study of fentanyl bolus, fentanyl infusion and fentanyl-midazolam infusion for infant cardiac surgery- clinical outcome. Anesthesiology. 1999; 91(3A):A1285. View abstract
  33. Gruber EM, Casta A, Laussen PC, Zurakowski D, Hansen DD. Stress response in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: A randomized study of fentanyl bolus, fentanyl infusion and fentanyl-medazolam infusion. Anesthesiology. 1999; 91(3A):A1284. View abstract
  34. Gruber EM, Casta A, Hansen DD, Odegard KC, McGowan FX, Laussen PC. Rick for cerebral emboli and ECG changes following minimal access surgery for closure of atrial septal defect in children. Acta Anesth Scand. 1999; 43 (Suppl 114):105. View abstract
  35. Casta A, Gruber EM, Laussen PC, McGowan FX, Odegard KC, Zurakowski D, Hansen DD. Factors associated with baffle fenestration closure in Fontan operation. Circulation. 1998; 98 (Suppl I):339. View abstract
  36. Casta A, Quackenbush EJ, Houck CS, Korson MS. Perioperative white matter degeneration and death in a patient with a defect in mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation. Anesthesiology. 1997 Aug; 87(2):420-5. View abstract
  37. Casta A, Houck CS. Acute intraoperative endotracheal tube obstruction associated with a heat and moisture exchanger in an infant. Anesth Analg. 1997 Apr; 84(4):939-40. View abstract
  38. Casta A. Electrocardiographic demonstration of dual atrioventricular nodal pathways in children. P R Health Sci J. 1991 Dec; 10(3):143-4. View abstract
  39. Casta A. Induction of wide QRS tachycardia during transthoracic echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1991 Nov-Dec; 4(6):623-4. View abstract
  40. Casta A, Cavalo A. Mitral valve prolapse in juvenile thyrotoxicosis. P R Health Sci J. 1991 Aug; 10(2):71-3. View abstract
  41. Casta A. Echocardiographic assessment of the right atrioventricular junction in Ebstein's malformation. P R Health Sci J. 1990 Dec; 9(3):231-3. View abstract
  42. Bogaards M, Dick M, Robinson B, Casta A. Late arrhythmias and outcome in patients after the Mustard operation for transportation of the great arteries: Update of 1981 pediatric electrophysiology group collaborative study . Circulation. 1990; 82 (Suppl III):223. View abstract
  43. Casta A. Cor triatriatum sinister: echocardiographic assessment. P R Health Sci J. 1989 Aug; 8(2):263-4. View abstract
  44. Wolf WJ, Casta A, Neal MN, Sapire DW, Conti VR. Ventricular septal defect closure in infancy: results from a smaller tertiary referral center. Clinical Research. 1989; 37:43A. View abstract
  45. Casta A, Richardson CJ, Griffin MP. Effective use of urokinase for central venous catheter thrombosis in premature infants. Guided by Dopplar ultrasound. Clinical Research. 1989; 37:65A. View abstract
  46. Griffin MP, Casta A. Successful urokinase therapy for superior vena cava syndrome in a premature infant. Am J Dis Child. 1988 Dec; 142(12):1267-8. View abstract
  47. Casta A, Wolf WJ. Echo Doppler detection of external compression of the vertical vein causing obstruction in total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Am Heart J. 1988 Oct; 116(4):1045-7. View abstract
  48. Casta A. Atrial septal aneurysm herniation across the mitral valve orifice in pulmonary atresia. Am Heart J. 1988 May; 115(5):1136-8. View abstract
  49. Mehta AV, Sanchez GR, Sacks EJ, Casta A, Dunn JM, Donner RM. Ectopic automatic atrial tachycardia in children: clinical characteristics, management and follow-up. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1988 Feb; 11(2):379-85. View abstract
  50. Casta A. Atrial septal aneurysms and tachycardia in fetuses and newborn infants. Clinical Research. 1988; 36:49A. View abstract
  51. Casta A, Mehta AV. Evaluating Pediatric Arrhythmias. Family Practice Recertification. 1988; 10:25-53. View abstract
  52. Casta A. Hypoplasia of the left coronary artery complicated by reversible myocardial ischemia in a newborn. Am Heart J. 1987 Nov; 114(5):1238-41. View abstract
  53. Casta A. The interpretation and medical management of complex arrhythmias in the newborn infant. P R Health Sci J. 1987 Aug; 6(2):73-9. View abstract
  54. Casta A. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 Aug; 10(2):477-8. View abstract
  55. Sapire DW, Wolf WJ, Casta A. Gift to a litigious society. Pediatrics. 1987 Jul; 80(1):127. View abstract
  56. Casta A. Acquired pulmonary atresia following placement of modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in tetralogy of Fallot. Int J Cardiol. 1987 May; 15(2):244-7. View abstract
  57. Wolf WJ, Casta A, Sapire DW. Atrial septal aneurysms in infants and children. Am Heart J. 1987 May; 113(5):1149-53. View abstract
  58. Casta A, Nichols MM, Doshier GM. False division of the left atrium by a redundant, mobile flap valve of the foramen ovale: echocardiographic and anatomic assessment in a neonate with critical pulmonic stenosis. Am Heart J. 1987 Apr; 113(4):1032-5. View abstract
  59. Casta A. Hypoplasia of the left coronary artery complicated by reversible myocardial ischemia in a newborn: differentiation from other coronary artery anomalies. Clinical Research. 1987; 35:50A. View abstract
  60. Casta A. Tuberous sclerosis and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. J Pediatr. 1986 Aug; 109(2):399-400. View abstract
  61. Casta A, Wolf WJ. Left ventricular bands (false tendons): echocardiographic and angiocardiographic delineation in children. Am Heart J. 1986 Feb; 111(2):321-4. View abstract
  62. Wolf WJ, Casta A, Nichols M. Anomalous origin and malposition of the pulmonary arteries (crisscross pulmonary arteries) associated with complex congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 1986; 6(5):287-91. View abstract
  63. Casta A, Sapire DW. Effects of right and left atrial stimulation on atrioventricular conduction in children. Pediatr Cardiol. 1986; 6(5):245-8. View abstract
  64. Sapire DW, Casta A, Wolf WJ, Herdon D. Cardiomyopathy associated with severe thermal burns in children and adolescents. Clinical Research. 1986; 34:234A. View abstract
  65. Casta A, Sapire DW. Fast-slow atrioventicular nodal tachycardia in children. Pediatric Research. 1986. View abstract
  66. Hadrzynski C, Casta A, James G, Roy D, Dodge WF, Snodgrass WR. Propranolol serum pharmacokinetics in infants under one year of age: inadequate assessment without tracer isotope methodology or prolonged terminal elimination phase sampling. Pediatric Research. 1986. View abstract
  67. Williamson K, Casta A, Sapire DW, Goldman AS. Pericarditis due to drug allergy. Clinical Research. 1986; 34:234A. View abstract
  68. Wolf WJ, Casta A. Atrial septal aneurysms in infants. Clinical Research. 1986; 34:234A. View abstract
  69. Sapire DW, Casta A, Wolf WJ. Vagatonia as a cause of syncope. J Pediatr. 1986; 109:399-400. View abstract
  70. Casta A, Conti VR. Pulmonary and subclavian steal following Blalock-Taussig shunt. Am Heart J. 1985 Dec; 110(6):1313-4. View abstract
  71. Casta A, Wolf WJ, Richardson CJ, Sapire DW. Successful management of atrial flutter in a newborn with verapamil. Clin Cardiol. 1985 Nov; 8(11):597-8. View abstract
  72. Casta A. Aneurysm of the interatrial septum. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Oct; 6(4):956. View abstract
  73. Casta A. Nonsustained atrial flutter in a child without congenital heart disease. Clin Cardiol. 1985 Oct; 8(10):545-6. View abstract
  74. Cavallo A, Casta A, Fawcett HD, Nusynowitz ML, Wolf WJ. Is there a thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy in children? J Pediatr. 1985 Oct; 107(4):531-6. View abstract
  75. Sapire DW, Casta A. Vagotonia in infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Int J Cardiol. 1985 Oct; 9(2):211-24. View abstract
  76. Wolf WJ, Casta A, Swischuk L. Aberrant systemic artery-pulmonary vein fistula: detection of an occult lesion by contrast echocardiography. Am Heart J. 1985 Aug; 110(2):480-2. View abstract
  77. Casta A, Wolf WJ, Sapire DW. Absent right atrioventricular connexion with the left atrium connected to the morphologically right ventricle, a right-sided rudimentary left ventricle, and right juxtaposition of the atrial appendages: documentation by angiography and cross-sectional echocardiography. Int J Cardiol. 1985 Jan; 7(1):21-8. View abstract
  78. Casta A, Wolf WJ. Left ventricular false tendons (bands): echocardiographic and angiocardiographic delineation. Pediatric Research. 1985; 19:125A. View abstract
  79. Cavallo A, Casta A, Fawcett HD, Nusynowitz ML, Wolf WJ. Functional thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy in children. Pediatric Research. 1985; 19:125A. View abstract
  80. Sapire DW, Casta A, Hayden K, Swischuk LE. Hemoptysis following Mustard repair: a late complication. Clin Cardiol. 1984 Dec; 7(12):673-7. View abstract
  81. Casta A, Hayden K, Wolf WJ. Calcification of the ascending aorta and aortic and mitral valves in Gaucher's disease. Am J Cardiol. 1984 Dec 01; 54(10):1390-1. View abstract
  82. Casta A. Diastolic atrial compression in a premature infant. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 Nov; 4(5):1069-71. View abstract
  83. Flinn CJ, Wolff GS, Dick M, Campbell RM, Borkat G, Casta A, Hordof A, Hougen TJ, Kavey RE, Kugler J, et al. Cardiac rhythm after the Mustard operation for complete transposition of the great arteries. N Engl J Med. 1984 Jun 21; 310(25):1635-8. View abstract
  84. Cavallo A, Joseph CJ, Casta A. Cardiac complications in juvenile hyperthyroidism. Am J Dis Child. 1984 May; 138(5):479-82. View abstract
  85. Casta A, Wolff GS, Mehta AV, Tamer DF, Pickoff AS, Gelband H. Induction of nonsustained atrial flutter by programmed atrial stimulation in children: incidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Am Heart J. 1984 Mar; 107(3):444-8. View abstract
  86. Casta A. Electrophysiological evaluation in patients with coarctation of the aorta. Pediatric Research. 1984; 4:120A. View abstract
  87. Casta A, Sapire DW, Wolf WJ. His-Purkinje electrophysiological characteristics in children with heart defects. Pediatric Research. 1984; 18(4):120A. View abstract
  88. Casta A. Bilateral ocular compression during EKG monitoring: A prospective study to evaluate vagal tone in children. Pediatric Research. 1984; 18(4):120A. View abstract
  89. Haslund K, Rouse B, Casta A. Echocardiographic and angiocardiographic demonstration of redundant mitral valve tissue in Teschler/Nicola-Kilian syndrome. Clinical Research. 1984; 32:885A. View abstract
  90. Wolf WJ, Neal MB, Peterson MD, Gloyna D, Casta A. Hemodynamic and cardiovascular effect of halothane and isoflurane anesthesia in children. Pediatr Cardiol. 1984; 5:263. View abstract
  91. Cavallo A, Casta A, Fawcett HD, Nusynowitz ML. Responses of hyperthyroid children to exercise. Pediatric Research. 1984; 4:120A. View abstract
  92. Casta A. Electrophysiological studies before and after cardia angiography in children: A comparative evaluation. Clinical Research. 1984; 32:378. View abstract
  93. Sapire DW, Casta A, Safley W, O'Riordan AC, Balsara RK. Vasovagal syncope in children requiring pacemaker implantation. Am Heart J. 1983 Dec; 106(6):1406-11. View abstract
  94. Casta A, Wolff GS, Tamer D, Flinn CJ, Mehta AV, Smith KG, Gelband H. Multiple atrioventricular nodal pathways--a new electrophysiological phenomenon in children. J Electrocardiol. 1983 Oct; 16(4):331-7. View abstract
  95. Casta A. Prolongation of Q-T interval and increased amplitude of the T wave after termination of ventricular tachycardia. Am J Cardiol. 1983 May 01; 51(8):1467. View abstract
  96. Sapire DW, Lobe TE, Swischuk LE, Casta A, Schwartz MZ, Droge M. Subclavian-artery-to-innominate-vein fistula presenting with congestive failure in a newborn infant. Pediatr Cardiol. 1983 Apr-Jun; 4(2):155-7. View abstract
  97. Casta A, Casta D, Sapire DW, Swischuk L. True congenital aneurysm of the septum primum not associated with obstructive right- or left-sided lesions: identified by two-dimensional echocardiography and angiography in a newborn. Pediatr Cardiol. 1983 Apr-Jun; 4(2):159-62. View abstract
  98. Casta A, Sapire DW, Swischuk LE. Delineation of tunnel-like-ventricular septal defects in young children by axial cineangiography. Eur J Pediatr. 1983 Mar; 140(1):13-6. View abstract
  99. Tamer D, Wolff GS, Ferrer P, Pickoff AS, Casta A, Mehta AV, Garcia O, Gelband H. Hemodynamics and intracardiac conduction after operative repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Am J Cardiol. 1983 Feb; 51(3):552-6. View abstract
  100. Sapire DW, Casta A, Swischuk LE, Casta D. Massive dilatation of the atria and coronary sinus in a child with restrictive cardiomyopathy and persistence of the left superior vena cava. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1983; 9(1):47-53. View abstract
  101. Casta A, Sapire DW, Wolf WJ. Determination of His-Purkinje electrophysiological characteristics in children with heart defects. Clinical Research. 1983; 31(5):890A. View abstract
  102. Casta A, Wolf W, Conti VR, Sapire DW. Captropril for management of paradoxical hypertension after coarctation repair. Pediatric Research. 1983; 17(4):110A. View abstract
  103. Mehta AV, Wolff GS, Tamer DF, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Casta A, Ferrer PL, Gelband H. Right ventricular apical activation time in children, reference standard for clinical use. Cardiology Digest. 1983; 6:13. View abstract
  104. Flinn DJ, Wolff GS, Campbell RM, Dick M, Casta A, Kugler J, Kavey RE, Hordof A, Hougen T, Gorkat G. Natural history of supraventricular rhythms in 192 children following the Mustard operation: a collaborative multi-center study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1983; 1(62):613. View abstract
  105. Cavallo A, Casta A, Joseph CJ. Cardiac complications of juvenile hyperthyroidism relationship with duration and treatment. Pediatric Research. 1983; 17(4):159A. View abstract
  106. Garson A, Allender JH, Baron PJ, Bink-Boelkens M, Casta A, et al. Atrial flutter in the young: a collaborative study of 380 cases. Pediatric Cardiol. 1983; 4:305-17. View abstract
  107. Cavallo A, Casta A, Fawcett HD, Wolf WJ, Nusynowitz ML. Left ventricular function and reserve in childhood Grave's disease. Clinical Research. 1983; 31(5):893A. View abstract
  108. Casta A, Wolf WJ, Sapire DW. Assessment of vagal tone in children by bilateral ocular compression during EKG monitoring: A prospective evaluation. Clinical Research. 1983; 31(5):890A. View abstract
  109. Wolf WJ, Casta A, Sapire DW. Enhanced detection of cardiac disease in mucopolysaccharidosis by combined M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiographic examination. Clinical Research. 1983; 31(5):891A. View abstract
  110. Mehta AV, Casta A, Wolff GS. Supraventricular Tachycardia in Children. Roberts N. Gelband H, eds. <i>Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Neonate, Infant and Child.</i>. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. 1983; 105-46. View abstract
  111. Singh S, Gelband H, Mehta AV, Kessler K, Casta A, Pickoff AS. Procainamide elimination kinetics in pediatric patients. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1982 Nov; 32(5):607-11. View abstract
  112. Casta A, Conti VR, Talabi A, Brouhard BH. Effective use of captopril in postoperative paradoxical hypertension of coarctation of the aorta. Clin Cardiol. 1982 Oct; 5(10):551-3. View abstract
  113. Casta A, Talabi A, Coulter DL, Sapire DW. Capsular stroke in congenital complete heart block. Eur J Pediatr. 1982 Sep; 139(1):71-2. View abstract
  114. Sapire DW, Casta A, Cordell D. Echocardiography and congenital arteriovenous malformations. Am J Cardiol. 1982 Apr 01; 49(5):1375. View abstract
  115. Schleman M, Casta A, Balsara RK. Bacterial endocarditis and renal failure in a 10-year-old boy. Pediatr Cardiol. 1982; 2(3):259-62. View abstract
  116. Cohen GH, Casta A, Sapire DW, Talabi A. Decorticate posture following 'cardiac cocktail': a transient complication of sedation for catheterization. Pediatr Cardiol. 1982; 2(3):251-3. View abstract
  117. Wolff GS, Kaiser G, Casta A, Pickoff AS, Mehta AV, Tamer D, Garica OL, Ferrer PL, Smith K, Gelband H. Sinus and atrioventricular nodal function: Preoperative and early postoperative assessment in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1982 Jan; 83(1):141-8. View abstract
  118. Mehta AV, Wolff GS, Tamer DF, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Casta A, Ferrer PL, Gelband H. Right ventricular apical activation time in children. Reference standards for clinical use. Pediatr Cardiol. 1982; 2(1):47-9. View abstract
  119. Casta A, Mehta AV, Wolff GS. Atrial flutter inducec by programmed stimulation in dysrhythmia- free children: incidence, mechanism and significance. Circulation. 1982; 66:170. View abstract
  120. Casta A, Sapire DW. Effects of right and left atrial stimulation on atrial refractory periods and atrioventricular node conduction. Pediatr Cardiol. 1982; 3(4):352-3. View abstract
  121. Casta A, Talabi A, Sapire DW. Effects of right and left atrial stimulation on atrial refractory periods and A-V nodal conduction. Pediatric Research. 1982; 16(4):97A. View abstract
  122. Casta A. Verapamil for PSVT in patients with WPW. J Pediatr. 1981 Sep; 99(3):502-3. View abstract
  123. Mehta AV, Wolff GS, Tamer D, Pickoff AS, Casta A, Garcia OL, Gelband H. Determinants of ventricular refractory periods in children with congenital heart disease: effects of cycle length and age. Am Heart J. 1981 Jul; 102(1):75-9. View abstract
  124. Wolff GS, Mehta A, Tamer D, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Casta A, Ferrer PL, Sung RJ, Gelband H. His-Purkinje responses and refractory periods during atrial extrastimulation in children with heart defects. Circulation. 1981 Jun; 63(6):1383-90. View abstract
  125. Pickoff AS, Mehta AV, Casta A, Ferrer PL, Wolff GS, Tamer DF, Garcia OL, Gelband H. Echocardiographic assessment of right bundle branch injury after repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Circulation. 1981 Jan; 63(1):174-80. View abstract
  126. Casta A, Talabi A, Sapire DW. Comparison of right and left atrial refractory periods in dysrhythmia-free children. Clinical Research. 1981; 29(5):875A. View abstract
  127. Casta A, Wolff GS, Tamer DF, Mehta AV, Garcia OL, Smith KG, Gelband H. Multiple atrioventicular nodal pathways: a new electrophysiological phenomenon in children. Am J Cardiol. 1981; 47:440. View abstract
  128. Casta A, Wolff GS, Mehta AV, Tamer D, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Ferrer PL, Sung RJ, Gelband H. Dual atrioventricular nodal pathways: a benign finding in arrhythmia-free children with heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 1980 Dec 01; 46(6):1013-8. View abstract
  129. Schleman MM, Casta A, Mongkolsmai C, Black IF. Prostaglandin E1 in the neonate with heart disease. Adv Prostaglandin Thromboxane Res. 1980; 7:879-81. View abstract
  130. Sapire DW, Casta A, Mongkolsmai C, Black IFS. Changes in cycle length, conduction times and refractory periods induced by sedation with meperidine, promethazine and chlorpromazine. Dev Pharmacol Ther. 1980; 1:339-51. View abstract
  131. Tamer DF, Wolff GS, Soler P, Casta A, Garcia OL, Ferrer PO, Gelband H. Intracardiac conduction and hemodynamis studies in children with arrhythmias after surgery for tetralogy of Fallot. Clinical Research. 1980; 28(5):850A. View abstract
  132. Mehta AV, Wolff GS, Casta A, Pickoff AS, Tamer DF, Garcia OL, Ferrer PL, Gelband H. Ventricular refractory periods in pre and postoperative cardiac patients. Pediatric Research. 1980; 14(4):137. View abstract
  133. Casta A, Wolff GS, Mehta AV, Tamer DF, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Ferrer PL, Sung RJ, Gelband H. Dual atrioventicular nodal pathway conduction- a common electrophysiological phenomenon in children without arrhythmias. Am J Cardiol. 1980; 45:430. View abstract
  134. Sapire DW, Casta A, Black IFS. Changes in the atrial component of atrioventricular conduction induced by sedation with meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine. Clinical Research. 1980; 28(5):850A. View abstract
  135. Sapire DW, Casta A, Donner RM, Markowitz RI, Capitanio MA. Dilatation of the descending aorta: a radiologic and echocardiographic diagnostic sign in arteriovenous malformations in neonates and young infants. Am J Cardiol. 1979 Sep; 44(3):493-7. View abstract
  136. Sapire DW, Black IFS, Mongkilsmai C, Casta A. Changes in cycle length, conduction times, and refractor periods induced by sedation with meperidine, promethazine and chlorpromazine. Am J Cardiol. 1979; 43:425. View abstract
  137. Casta A, Wolff GS, Mehta AV, Tamer DR, Garcia OL, Pickoff AS, Ferrer PL. Dual atrioventicular nodal pathways in children without arrhythmias. Clinical Research. 1979; 27(5):769. View abstract