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Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, DTM&P, FSAR, FESUR

Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, DTM&P, FSAR, FESUR

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Professor of Radiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Radiology

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Office of the Radiologist-in-Chief
Department of Radiology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia [CHOP]
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

CHOP North West Tower [3. floor], Room 3NW16/17
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674257110
Fax: 2155905797
Lab: 2674257110 [Caroline Narducci]
Education:
MD (Pre-Med & Medicine)
Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1986.
DTM&P (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Parasitology )
Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany, 1990.
Dr. med. (Medicine)
Faculty of Medicine, Ruprecht-Karl University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany [summa cum laude], 1997.
PhD (Diagnostic Radiology)
Faculty of Medicine, Ruprecht-Karl University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Ultrasound advanced modalities - 3D, elastography, contrast US
Ultrasound contrast agent - children
Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography
MR urography - morphology and function - children
Bowel ultrasound - children

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric urogential radiology
Pediatric gastrointestinal radiology

Selected Publications

Trout AT, Chow J, McNamara ER, Darge K, Ramirez Grueso R, Munden M, Rothan SM, Navarro OM, Tijerín Bueno M, Bove KE, Chikwava KR, Heider A, Hicks MJ, Somers GR, Zhang B, Dillman JR: Association between testicular microlithiasis and testicular neoplasia: Large multicenter study in a pediatric population. Radiology 17, July [Epub ahead of print] 2017 Notes: [doi: 10.1148/radiol.2017162625. [Epub 2017 July 17]

Strauss KJ, Goske MJ, Towbin AJ, Sengupta D, Callahan MJ, Darge K, Podberesky DJ, Frush DP, Maxfield C, Westra SJ, Prince JS, Wu H, Bhargavan-Chatfield M: Pediatric chest CT diagnostic reference ranges: Development and application. Radiology 284(1): 219-227, July 2017 Notes: [doi: 10.1148/radiol.2017161530. Epub 2017 Feb 17]

Bedoya MA, Back SJ, Scanlon MH, Delgado J, Darge K, Reid JR: Learning, technology and intellectual property: a survey of the philosophies and preferences of our trainees and peers. Pediatric Radiology 46(13): 1780-1786, December 2016 Notes: Notes: [doi: 10.1007/s00247-016-3682-z. Epub 2016 August 20]

Bedoya MA, Back SJ, Scanlon MH, Delgado J, Darge K, Reid JR : Learning, technology and intellectual property: a survey of the philosophies and preferences of our trainees and peers. Pediatric Radiology 46(13): 1780-1786, December 2016 Notes: [Epub 2016 Aug 20]

Kaplan SL, Edgar JC, Ford EG, Adgent MA, Schall JI, Kelly A, Umbach DM, Rogan WJ, Stallings VA, Darge K : Size of testes, ovaries, uterus and breast buds by ultrasound in healthy full-term neonates ages 0-3 days. Pediatric Radiology 46(13): 1837-1847, December 2016 Notes: [Epub 2016 Aug 31]

Back SJ, Darge K, Bedoya MA, Delgado J, Gorfu Y, Zewdneh D, Reid JR: Ultrasound tutorials in under 10 minutes: Experience and results. American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) 207(3): 653-660, September 2016 Notes: [doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.16402. Epub 2016 Jun 8]

Khrichenko D, Saul D, Adeb M, Jaimes C, Betts KN, Barron SM, Edgar JC, Lambert SM, Casale P, Darge K: Intra- and inter-observer variability of functional MR urography (fMRU) assessment in children. Pediatric Radiology 46(5): 666-673, May 2016 Notes: [doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3532-4]

Back SJ, Edgar JC, Canning DA, Darge K: Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography: in vitro evaluation of a second-generation ultrasound contrast agent for in vivo optimization. Pediatric Radiology 45(10): 1496-1505, September 2015 Notes: [doi:10.1007/s00247-015-3355-3]

Zhu X, McCullough WP, Mecca P, Servaes S, Darge K: Dual-energy compared to single-energy CT in pediatric imaging: a phantom study for DECT clinical guidance. Pediatric Radiology 46(12): 1671-1679, September 2015 Notes: [doi: 10.1007/s00247-016-3682-z. Epub 2016 August 12]

Delgado J, Bedoya MA, Adeb M, Carson RH, Johnson AM, Khrichenko D, Canning DA, Darge K: Optimizing functional MR urography: prime time for a 30-minutes-or-less fMRU. Pediatric Radiology 45(9): 1333-1343, August 2015 Notes: [doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3324-x. Epub 2015 Mar 20]

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Last updated: 08/14/2017
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