EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Madras Faculty of Medicine , INDIA

Internship

  • Saint John's Riverside Hospital , Yonkers , NY

Graduate Degree

  • Our Lady of MErcy Medical Center , Bronx , NY

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Mason KP, Koka BV. Anesthesia outside of the operating room. Cote CJ, Todres ID, Lerman J, editors. A practice of anesthesia for infants and children. 2008; in press. View abstract
  2. Kang BV, Koka BV. The Foregut and Chest. Holzman RS, Mancuso TJ, Polaner DA, editors. A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia. 2008. View abstract
  3. Koka BV, Chacko SK. Airway management of a newborn with a tracheo-esophageal fistula. Hung, Orlando and Murphy, Michael, editors. Management of the Difficult and Failed Airway. 2006. View abstract
  4. Koka BV, Myers LB. Anesthesiology: In Hansen-Puder Manual of the Intensive Care of the Surgical Newborn. Hansen A Puder M ed. Hamilton Ontario. 2003. View abstract
  5. Mason KP, Neufeld EJ, Karian VE, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Burrows PE. Coagulation abnormalities in pediatric and adult patients after sclerotherapy or embolization of vascular anomalies. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 Dec; 177(6):1359-63. View abstract
  6. Mason KP, Koka BV, Eldredge EA, Fishman SJ, Burrows PE. Perioperative considerations in a hypothyroid infant with hepatic haemangioma. Paediatr Anaesth. 2001 Mar; 11(2):228-32. View abstract
  7. Koka BV, Myers LB. Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology: In Hansen-Puder Manual of the Intensive Care of the Surgical Newborn Hansen A Puder M ed. 2001. View abstract
  8. Mason KP, Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Burrows PE. Serum ethanol levels in children and adults after ethanol embolization or sclerotherapy for vascular anomalies. Radiology. 2000 Oct; 217(1):127-32. View abstract
  9. Koka BV . Anesthetic Management of a child with an organ transplant. In Yemen TA, ed. Everyday Issues in Pediatric Anesthesia. 2000. View abstract
  10. Mason KP Dinardo JA, Zurkowski D, Koka BV Burrows PE . Deep ketamine sedation as a safe alternative for pediatric interventional radiaology. 2000. View abstract
  11. Koka BV, Chacko J. Airway Management of a Newborn with Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula in Airway Management and Monitoring Manual, Murphy M and Huang O . Editors. Airway Management of a Newborn with Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula in Airway Management and Monitoring Manual. 2000. View abstract
  12. Foley JL, Koka BV. Airway management for Laser Surgery. In Benumof's Airway Management: Principles and Practice, Second Edition Elsevier Science. 2000. View abstract
  13. Koka BV, Myers LB. Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology: In Hansen-Puder Manual of the Intensive Care of the Surgical Newborn Hansen A Puder M ed. 2000. View abstract
  14. Koka BV, Myers LB. Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology: In Hansen-Puder Manual of the Intensive Care of the Surgical Newborn Hansen A Puder M ed. 2000. View abstract
  15. Ibla JC, Shamberger RC, DiCanzio J, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Lillehei CW. Lung growth after reduced size transplantation in a sheep model. Transplantation. 1999 Jan 27; 67(2):233-40. View abstract
  16. Blum RH, Koka BV . Inhalation agents in pediatric patients: a cost Analysis. 1999. View abstract
  17. Blum RH, Koka BV . Intravenous vs. Inhalation agents in pediatric Patients: A cost Analysis. 1999. View abstract
  18. Mason KP, Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Hickok SE, Burrows PE. Serum alcohol levels after ethanol embolization and sclerotherapy in children. 1999. View abstract
  19. Mason KP, Connor L, Burrows P Zurakowski DS, Koka BV, Krauss B. Baccuracy of Capnography with a 30 ft. nasal cannula for monitoring respiratory rate and End-Tidal CO2 in sedated children undergoing MRI. 1999. View abstract
  20. Blum RH, Koka BV . Pharmacoeconomics of Remifentanil in Pediatric Patients. Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors Newsletter. 1999. View abstract
  21. Mason K, Koka BV. Anesthesia for Pediatric Radiology. Wiener-Kronish JP Ed. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America,. 1999; 479-502. View abstract
  22. Mason K, Koka BV. Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia. Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia. Edited by B.Krauss, R. Brustowicz. 1999; 83-88. View abstract
  23. Mason KP, Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Hickok SE, Burrows PE. Serum alcohol levels after ethanol embolization and sclerotherapy in children. 1999. View abstract
  24. Mason KP, Michna E, Burrows PE, Koka BV. Anesthetic management of hepatic hemangiomas. 1999. View abstract
  25. Mason KP Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Hickok SE, Burrows PE . Serum Levels after ethanol embolization and sclerotherapy in children. Radiological Society of North America. 1999; 376. View abstract
  26. Brustowicz RM, Koka BV, Jacobson MS, Kevy S. Efficacy of the bloodstream recovery system to clear particulate material: A simulated bench study. Anesthesiology. 1998; 87(3A):A466. View abstract
  27. Ibla JC Shamberger RC Di Canzio J,Zurakowski D, Koka, BV . Lung growth following reduced- sized lung transplantation in a sheep model. Transplantation. 1998; 66(8)(S14). View abstract
  28. Ibla JC, Shamberger RC, DiCanzio, Jurakowski D, Koka BV, Lillehei CW. Lung Growth Following Reduced-Sized Lung Transplantation in a Sheep Model. 1998. View abstract
  29. Lillehei CW, Shamberger RC, Mayer JE, Burke RP, Koka BV, Arnold J, Wessel DL, Lanzberg M, Palazzo R. Size disparity in pediatric lung transplantation. J Pediatr Surg. 1994 Aug; 29(8):1152-5; discussion 1155-6. View abstract
  30. Koka BV. Is Succinylcholine safe to use in pediatric intubations?. Anesthesiology Product News. 1993. View abstract
  31. Wongpichedchai S, Hansen RM, Koka B, Gudas VM, Fulton AB. Effects of halothane on children's electroretinograms. Ophthalmology. 1992 Aug; 99(8):1309-12. View abstract
  32. Koka BV Soriano S. Neonatal surgical emergencies. In: Katz R, ed. Seminars in anesthesia. 1992. View abstract
  33. Koka BV. Renal Transplantation. In: Stehling L, ed. Common problems in pediatric anesthesia. 1992. View abstract
  34. Berde CB, Sethna NF, Koka BV. Pediatric pain management. In: Warfield C, ed. Anesthesiologist's guide to pain management. 1992. View abstract
  35. Babu KV, Healy GB . Pediatric Bronchoscopy : Foreign Body Removal. 1991. View abstract
  36. Wongpichedichai S. Hansen RM, Koka BV, Gudas VM, Peterson R, Fulton AB . Effects of Halothane on human ERG, Association for research in vision and ophthalmology. 1991. View abstract
  37. Babu Koka. Video - Cirugia Transplante do Pulmao. 1991. View abstract
  38. Truog RD, Schena JA, Hershenson MB, Koka BV, Lillehei CW. Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Anesthesiology. 1990 Apr; 72(4):750-3. View abstract
  39. Benca JF, Hickey PR, Dornbusch JN, Koka BV, McGill TJ, Jonas R. Ventilatory management assisted by cardiopulmonary bypass for distal tracheal reconstruction in a neonate. Anesthesiology. 1988 Feb; 68(2):270-1. View abstract
  40. Koka BV, Everts EE, Crone RB. Non-radiographic localization of magnetically tagged endotracheal tube. . 1988. View abstract
  41. Brustowicz RM, Moncorge C, Koka BV. Metabolic responses to tourniquet release in children. Anesthesiology. 1987 Nov; 67(5):792-4. View abstract
  42. Holzman RS, Hickey PR, Koka BV, Rosnow J. Nitrous-narcotic anesthesia using sufentanil for general pediatric surgical procedures. 1987. View abstract
  43. Koka BV. Anesthetic management of liver transplantation in children. . 1987. View abstract
  44. Koka BV. Anesthesia for premature infants. 1987. View abstract
  45. Hindman BJ, Koka BV. Usefulness of the post-aspirin bleeding time. Anesthesiology. 1986 Mar; 64(3):368-70. View abstract
  46. Schwartz L, Koka BV, Rockoff MA. Masseter spasm and Malignant Hyperthermia are not the same thing.(Letter to the editor). Anesthesiology. 1986; 64:292-293. View abstract
  47. Schwartz L, Rockoff MA, Koka BV. Masseter spasm with anesthesia: incidence and implications. Anesthesiology. 1984 Dec; 61(6):772-5. View abstract
  48. Koka BV, Alper MH. General anesthesia for outpatient plastic surgery. In: Goldwyn RM, ed. The unfavorable result in plastic surgery. 2nd ed. 1984; 55-59. View abstract
  49. Koka BV, Seder JB, Jeon AA. Postoperative effects of anesthetic induction agents in pediatric outpatient surgery. 1984. View abstract
  50. Jeon AA, Koka BV, Seder JB. Recovery from various induction agents in pediatric outpatient surgery. . 1984. View abstract
  51. Koka BV (Book Review). Cardiac arrest simulation program by J. Michael Dean. Rockville, Maryland: Aspen Systems. N Engl J Med. 1984; 311:1389-1390. View abstract
  52. Schwartz L, Koka BV, Rockoff MA. Masseter spasm after halothane and succinylcholine: incidence and implications. Anesthesiology. 1983; 59:A438. View abstract
  53. Koka BV. Renal Transplantation. Year Book MedicaL Publishers, Inc. . In: Stehling L, ed. Common problems in pediatric anesthesia. 1983; 274-281 . View abstract
  54. Hinkle AJ, Koka BV. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain control after thoracic surgery in children. Reg Anesth. 1983; 8:163-165. View abstract
  55. Rodriguez HA, Pascucci RC, Koka BV. Fatal case of malignant hyperthermia and epiglottitis. . 1983. View abstract
  56. Schwartz L, Koka BV, Rockoff MA. Masseter spasm after halothane and succinylcholine: incidence and implications. . 1983; 59(A). View abstract
  57. Moncorge CV, Brustowicz RM, Koka BV. Systemic and metabolic responses to tourniquet ischemia in children. Anesthesiology. 1982; 57:A420. View abstract
  58. Moncorge CV, Brustowicz RM, Koka BV. Systemic and metabolic responses to tourniquet ischemia in children. 1982. View abstract
  59. Forrest, et al. A multi-centre clinical evaluation of isoflurane. (Participating monitor). Can.Anaesth Soc. J. 1982; 29:S1-S69. View abstract
  60. Koka BV, McGill A. . Anesthetic implications of Steven Johnson's syndrome. . 1982. View abstract
  61. Koka BV, Hansen DD. Anesthesia for circulatory arrest and profound hypothermia for non-cardiac lesions. . 1982. View abstract
  62. Hansen DD, Lagade R, Koka BV. Anesthesia for renal transplantation in children. . 1979. View abstract
  63. Koka BV, Hansen DD, Johnson CH. Ionized Ca2+ levels during the course of cardiac surgery in infants. 1978. View abstract
  64. Koka BV, Jeon IS, Andre JM, MacKay I, Smith RM. Postintubation croup in children. Anesth Analg. 1977 Jul-Aug; 56(4):501-5. View abstract
  65. Koka BV. Anesthesia for craniofacial surgery. 1977. View abstract
  66. Koka BV, Smith RM. Postintubation croup in children. 1975. View abstract
  67. Crocker D, Koka BV, Filler RM, Castaneda A, Smith RM, Hoffman P. Tissue uptake and excretion of nitrous oxide in pediatric anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 1974 Sep-Oct; 53(5):779-85. View abstract
  68. Crocker D, Koka BV. Tissue uptake and excretion of nitrous oxide in pediatric patients. . 1974. View abstract