David K. Kung, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
Department of Neurosurgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3rd floor Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3486
Fax: 215-349-5534
BS (Neurobiology and Biochemistry)
University of Washington, 2001.
MD (Special Distinction for Research in Cerebrovascular Physiology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cerebrovascular diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Mechanisms of Cerebral Aneurysm Growth and Rupture

Selected Publications

Miyamoto T, Kung DK, Kitazato KT, Yagi K, Shimada K, Tada Y, Korai M, Kurashiki Y, Kinouchi T, Kanematsu Y, Satomi J, Hashimoto T, Nagahiro S.: Site-specific elevation of interleukin-1β and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in the Willis circle by hemodynamic changes is associated with rupture in a novel rat cerebral aneurysm model. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2017 Aug;37(8):2795-2805. August 2017.

Cox M, Sedora-Román NI, Pukenas B, Kung D, Hurst R: Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: an important non-aneurysmal cause of thunderclap headaches and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Intern Emerg Med. 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1007/s11739-017-1728-3. [Epub ahead of print] August 2017.

Oselkin M, Sedora-Roman NI, Pukenas BA, Kung D, Hurst RW: Loading and elution characteristics of quadrasphere microspheres loaded with bevacizumab. Ther Deliv. 2017 Aug;8(9):747-751. doi: 10.4155/tde-2017-0036. Epub 2017 Jul 27. July 2017.

Kumar M, Cao W, McDaniel JK, Pham HP, Raju D, Nawalinski K, Frangos S, Kung D, Zager E, Kasner SE, Levine JM, Zheng XL: Plasma ADAMTS13 activity and von Willebrand factor antigen and activity in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage. Thromb Haemost. 2017 Apr 3;117(4):691-699. April 2017.

Moyer M, Young B, Wilensky EM, Borst J, Pino W, Hart M, LoBreglio J, Zaleski D, Leonor I, Kung D, Smith M, Zager E, Grady MS, Kumar M: Implementation of an Early Mobility Pathway in Neurointensive Care Unit Patients With External Ventricular Devices. J Neurosci Nurs. 2017 Apr;49(2):102-107. April 2017.

Spaethling JM, Na YJ, Lee J, Ulyanova AV, Baltuch GH, Bell TJ, Brem S, Chen HI, Dueck H, Fisher SA, Garcia MP, Khaladkar M, Kung DK, Lucas TH Jr, O'Rourke DM, Stefanik D, Wang J, Wolf JA, Bartfai T, Grady MS, Sul JY, Kim J, Eberwine JH: Primary Cell Culture of Live Neurosurgically Resected Aged Adult Human Brain Cells and Single Cell Transcriptomics. Cell Rep. 2017 Jan 17;18(3):791-803. January 2017.

Oselkin M, Satti SR, Sundararajan SH, Kung D, Hurst RW, Pukenas BA: Endovascular treatment for acute basilar thrombosis via a transradial approach:Initial experience and future considerations. Interv Neuroradiol. 2017 Jan 1:1591019917733709. January 2017.

Bress A, Hurst R, Pukenas B, Smith M, Kung D.: Mechanical thrombectomy for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis employing a novel combination of Angiojet and Penumbra ACE aspiration catheters: the Triaxial Angiojet technique. J Clin Neurosci. 31(196-8), Sep 2016.

Buch VP, Madsen PJ, Vaughan KA, Koch PF, Kung DK, Ozturk AK.: Rotational vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to compression of a persistent first intersegmental vertebral artery variant: case report. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Oct 7:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] 2016.

Chalouhi N, Polifka A, Daou B, Kung D, Barros G, Tjoumakaris S, Gonzalez LF, Starke RM, Hasan D, Judy B, Rosenwasser RH, Jabbour P. : In-Pipeline Stenosis: Incidence, Predictors, and Clinical Outcomes Neurosurgery 77(6)(875-9), Dec 2015

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Last updated: 11/06/2017
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