Koka Babu

Babu Koka, MD, MBBS

Clinical Director, Anesthesia Services, Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia

Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7737
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Anesthesia

Departments

  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Programs

  • Sedation Services
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Madras Faculty of Medicine, 1967

Internship

Saint John's Riverside Hospital, 1969-1970

Yonkers, NY

Residency

Our Lady of MErcy Medical Center, 1971-1973

Bronx, NY

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1973-1974

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Anesthesia

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.
  2. Kang BV, Koka BV. The Foregut and Chest. Holzman RS, Mancuso TJ, Polaner DA, editors. A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia. 2008.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  9. Koka BV . Anesthetic Management of a child with an organ transplant. In Yemen TA, ed. Everyday Issues in Pediatric Anesthesia. 2000.
  10. Mason KP Dinardo JA, Zurkowski D, Koka BV Burrows PE . Deep ketamine sedation as a safe alternative for pediatric interventional radiaology. 2000.
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  12. 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.
  13. Foley JL, Koka BV. Airway management for Laser Surgery. In Benumof's Airway Management: Principles and Practice, Second Edition Elsevier Science. 2000.
  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.
  15. Koka BV, Myers LB. Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology: In Hansen-Puder Manual of the Intensive Care of the Surgical Newborn Hansen A Puder M ed. 2000.
  16. 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.
  17. Blum RH, Koka BV . Inhalation agents in pediatric patients: a cost Analysis. 1999.
  18. Blum RH, Koka BV . Intravenous vs. Inhalation agents in pediatric Patients: A cost Analysis. 1999.
  19. Mason KP, Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Hickok SE, Burrows PE. Serum alcohol levels after ethanol embolization and sclerotherapy in children. 1999.
  20. 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.
  21. Blum RH, Koka BV . Pharmacoeconomics of Remifentanil in Pediatric Patients. Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors Newsletter. 1999.
  22. Mason K, Koka BV. Anesthesia for Pediatric Radiology. Wiener-Kronish JP Ed. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America,. 1999; 479-502.
  23. Mason K, Koka BV. Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia. Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia. Edited by B.Krauss, R. Brustowicz. 1999; 83-88.
  24. Mason KP, Michna E, Zurakowski D, Koka BV, Hickok SE, Burrows PE. Serum alcohol levels after ethanol embolization and sclerotherapy in children. 1999.
  25. Mason KP, Michna E, Burrows PE, Koka BV. Anesthetic management of hepatic hemangiomas. 1999.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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).
  29. Ibla JC, Shamberger RC, DiCanzio, Jurakowski D, Koka BV, Lillehei CW. Lung Growth Following Reduced-Sized Lung Transplantation in a Sheep Model. 1998.
  30. 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.
  31. Koka BV. Is Succinylcholine safe to use in pediatric intubations?. Anesthesiology Product News. 1993.
  32. Wongpichedchai S, Hansen RM, Koka B, Gudas VM, Fulton AB. Effects of halothane on children's electroretinograms. Ophthalmology. 1992 Aug; 99(8):1309-12.
  33. Koka BV Soriano S. Neonatal surgical emergencies. In: Katz R, ed. Seminars in anesthesia. 1992.
  34. Koka BV. Renal Transplantation. In: Stehling L, ed. Common problems in pediatric anesthesia. 1992.
  35. Berde CB, Sethna NF, Koka BV. Pediatric pain management. In: Warfield C, ed. Anesthesiologist's guide to pain management. 1992.
  36. Babu KV, Healy GB . Pediatric Bronchoscopy : Foreign Body Removal. 1991.
  37. 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.
  38. Babu Koka. Video - Cirugia Transplante do Pulmao. 1991.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. Koka BV, Everts EE, Crone RB. Non-radiographic localization of magnetically tagged endotracheal tube. . 1988.
  42. Brustowicz RM, Moncorge C, Koka BV. Metabolic responses to tourniquet release in children. Anesthesiology. 1987 Nov; 67(5):792-4.
  43. Holzman RS, Hickey PR, Koka BV, Rosnow J. Nitrous-narcotic anesthesia using sufentanil for general pediatric surgical procedures. 1987.
  44. Koka BV. Anesthetic management of liver transplantation in children. . 1987.
  45. Koka BV. Anesthesia for premature infants. 1987.
  46. Hindman BJ, Koka BV. Usefulness of the post-aspirin bleeding time. Anesthesiology. 1986 Mar; 64(3):368-70.
  47. 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.
  48. Schwartz L, Rockoff MA, Koka BV. Masseter spasm with anesthesia: incidence and implications. Anesthesiology. 1984 Dec; 61(6):772-5.
  49. 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.
  50. Koka BV, Seder JB, Jeon AA. Postoperative effects of anesthetic induction agents in pediatric outpatient surgery. 1984.
  51. Jeon AA, Koka BV, Seder JB. Recovery from various induction agents in pediatric outpatient surgery. . 1984.
  52. Koka BV (Book Review). Cardiac arrest simulation program by J. Michael Dean. Rockville, Maryland: Aspen Systems. N Engl J Med. 1984; 311:1389-1390.
  53. Schwartz L, Koka BV, Rockoff MA. Masseter spasm after halothane and succinylcholine: incidence and implications. Anesthesiology. 1983; 59:A438.
  54. Koka BV. Renal Transplantation. Year Book MedicaL Publishers, Inc. . In: Stehling L, ed. Common problems in pediatric anesthesia. 1983; 274-281 .
  55. Hinkle AJ, Koka BV. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain control after thoracic surgery in children. Reg Anesth. 1983; 8:163-165.
  56. Rodriguez HA, Pascucci RC, Koka BV. Fatal case of malignant hyperthermia and epiglottitis. . 1983.
  57. Schwartz L, Koka BV, Rockoff MA. Masseter spasm after halothane and succinylcholine: incidence and implications. . 1983; 59(A).
  58. Moncorge CV, Brustowicz RM, Koka BV. Systemic and metabolic responses to tourniquet ischemia in children. Anesthesiology. 1982; 57:A420.
  59. Moncorge CV, Brustowicz RM, Koka BV. Systemic and metabolic responses to tourniquet ischemia in children. 1982.
  60. Forrest, et al. A multi-centre clinical evaluation of isoflurane. (Participating monitor). Can.Anaesth Soc. J. 1982; 29:S1-S69.
  61. Koka BV, McGill A. . Anesthetic implications of Steven Johnson's syndrome. . 1982.
  62. Koka BV, Hansen DD. Anesthesia for circulatory arrest and profound hypothermia for non-cardiac lesions. . 1982.
  63. Hansen DD, Lagade R, Koka BV. Anesthesia for renal transplantation in children. . 1979.
  64. Koka BV, Hansen DD, Johnson CH. Ionized Ca2+ levels during the course of cardiac surgery in infants. 1978.
  65. Koka BV, Jeon IS, Andre JM, MacKay I, Smith RM. Postintubation croup in children. Anesth Analg. 1977 Jul-Aug; 56(4):501-5.
  66. Koka BV. Anesthesia for craniofacial surgery. 1977.
  67. Koka BV, Smith RM. Postintubation croup in children. 1975.
  68. 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.
  69. Crocker D, Koka BV. Tissue uptake and excretion of nitrous oxide in pediatric patients. . 1974.
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