Richard Castriotta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Summary:
Professor and Director
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Grants:
Sleep Disorders in Traumatic Brain Injured Adults, P.I.: R.J. Castriotta; Moody Foundation, 2000-2011; $151,208.

Adenosine Signaling and Lung Fibrosis. Co-investigator; PI: M. Blackburn. NIH R01, 7/1/2011-6/30/2016, $250,000

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunologic testing of patients with genitourinary malignancies
    P H Lange
    Urol Clin North Am 6:587-97. 1979
  2. doi request reprint Withdrawal of life sustaining treatment in children in the first year of life
    E B Eason
    Private Practice, Houston, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 28:641-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Workshop on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in older adults
    Richard J Castriotta
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Chest 138:693-703. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Reduced volume of the putamen in REM sleep behavior disorder patients
    Timothy M Ellmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, MSB 7 044, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:645-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A critical technico-ethical dilemma of current medicine
    R J Castriotta
    School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington
    HEC Forum 5:77-82. 1993
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of polysomnography on sleep position: possible implications on the diagnosis of positional obstructive sleep apnea
    M L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Respiration 63:283-7. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Heliox therapy in acute severe asthma
    J E Kass
    Department of Medicine, Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at Camden
    Chest 107:757-60. 1995
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea due to a carotid body paraganglioma
    M L Metersky
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 1228, USA
    Sleep 18:53-4. 1995
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of inhaled triamcinolone on bronchial hyperreactivity and airways obstruction in asthma
    R L Zu Wallack
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut, Hartford
    Ann Allergy 64:207-12. 1990
  10. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit outcome in the very elderly
    J E Kass
    Department of Medicine, Mt Sinai Hospital, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford
    Crit Care Med 20:1666-71. 1992

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunologic testing of patients with genitourinary malignancies
    P H Lange
    Urol Clin North Am 6:587-97. 1979
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Withdrawal of life sustaining treatment in children in the first year of life
    E B Eason
    Private Practice, Houston, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 28:641-5. 2008
    ..We aimed to describe the characteristics of these patients and the role of the MARC in this process...
  3. doi request reprint Workshop on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in older adults
    Richard J Castriotta
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Chest 138:693-703. 2010
    ..Efforts to answer the questions identified will require the integration of geriatrics, gerontology, and pulmonary research, but these efforts have great potential to improve care for patients with IPF...
  4. doi request reprint Reduced volume of the putamen in REM sleep behavior disorder patients
    Timothy M Ellmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, MSB 7 044, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:645-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) patients, at risk for developing PD, will demonstrate a pattern of neuronal degeneration reflected in reduced striatal volumes on T1-weighted MRI...
  5. ncbi request reprint A critical technico-ethical dilemma of current medicine
    R J Castriotta
    School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington
    HEC Forum 5:77-82. 1993
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of polysomnography on sleep position: possible implications on the diagnosis of positional obstructive sleep apnea
    M L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Respiration 63:283-7. 1996
    ..6 min during the baseline PSG and 125 +/- 84.6 min during the non-PSG nights (p < 0.05). Therefore, PSG may overestimate the severity of OSA in some patients with positional OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Heliox therapy in acute severe asthma
    J E Kass
    Department of Medicine, Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at Camden
    Chest 107:757-60. 1995
    ..To assess how patients with respiratory acidosis from acute severe asthma respond to helium-oxygen (heliox) mixtures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea due to a carotid body paraganglioma
    M L Metersky
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 1228, USA
    Sleep 18:53-4. 1995
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of inhaled triamcinolone on bronchial hyperreactivity and airways obstruction in asthma
    R L Zu Wallack
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut, Hartford
    Ann Allergy 64:207-12. 1990
    ..7 versus -1.7%, P less than .01), and delta FEF25-75% (31.9 versus 1.1%, P less than .01). These data suggest that triamcinolone improves bronchial hyperreactivity as well as airways obstruction.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  10. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit outcome in the very elderly
    J E Kass
    Department of Medicine, Mt Sinai Hospital, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford
    Crit Care Med 20:1666-71. 1992
    ..To determine if age, previous functional status, or acute severity of illness affect the acute and long-term mortality rates and functional status of the very elderly (> or = 85 yrs) after an ICU admission...
  11. ncbi request reprint Panda sign--avid and symmetrical radiogallium accumulation in the lacrimal and parotid glands
    S B Sulavik
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030
    Semin Nucl Med 21:339-40. 1991
  12. ncbi request reprint Helium-oxygen mixtures in intubated patients with status asthmaticus and respiratory acidosis
    E H Gluck
    Hartford Hospital, CT
    Chest 98:693-8. 1990
    ..Helium-oxygen mixtures should be considered for use in mechanically ventilated asthmatics with respiratory acidosis who fail conventional therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adjustment of DLCO for varying COHb, and alveolar PO2 using a theoretical adjustment equation
    T M Frey
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City
    Respir Physiol 81:303-11. 1990
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Recognition of distinctive patterns of gallium-67 distribution in sarcoidosis
    S B Sulavik
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06032
    J Nucl Med 31:1909-14. 1990
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of sleep-wake cycle on blood pressure circadian rhythms and hypertension
    Michael H Smolensky
    School of Public Health, RAS W606, The University of Texas Houston Health Sciences Center, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 8:668-80. 2007
    ..In any case, changes in the circadian BP rhythm are known to be strongly related to one's risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, thus representing strong prognostic indicators worthy of further investigation...
  16. pmc Thermal infrared imaging: a novel method to monitor airflow during polysomnography
    Jayasimha N Murthy
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep 32:1521-7. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in patients with traumatic brain injury and obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark C Wilde
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1284-8. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of comorbid obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the cognitive functioning of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients...
  18. pmc Treatment of sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury
    Richard J Castriotta
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 1 274, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:137-44. 2009
    ..Determine whether treatment of sleep disorders identified in brain injured adults would result in resolution of those sleep disorders and improvement of symptoms and daytime function...
  19. doi request reprint Hypoventilation after spinal cord injury
    Richard J Castriotta
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 72019, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 30:330-8. 2009
    ..Treatment options include diaphragmatic pacing, full positive pressure ventilation through tracheostomy, and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. Some may require mechanical ventilation only during sleep...
  20. pmc Prevalence and consequences of sleep disorders in traumatic brain injury
    Richard J Castriotta
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:349-56. 2007
    ..Determine prevalence and consequences of sleepiness and sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders associated with traumatic brain injury
    R J Castriotta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1403-6. 2001
    ..To investigate the frequency of sleep disorders in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients with hypersomnia and to discern the relationship between posttraumatic sleep disorders and pretraumatic sleep symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in patients with traumatic brain injury: a review
    Richard J Castriotta
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    CNS Drugs 25:175-85. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Body position and obstructive sleep apnea in 8-12-month-old infants
    Kevin D Pereira
    The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:897-900. 2008
    ..To determine the association between body position and obstructive events during sleep as determined by polysomnography (PSG) in infants of ages 8-12 months with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...