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Simon C. S. Kao

Professor,  Radiology

Contact Information

3894 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242

Phone: +1 319 356 4447
Email: simon-kao@uiowa.edu


MD, Medicine, College of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA


Primary: Radiology

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Research Summary

1. Utility of ultrasound, including Doppler techniques in imaging of children
2. The use of 3D computerized tomographic techniques in pediatric tumors and mediastinal vasculatures
3. The utility of magnetic resonance angiography in assessment of visceral vasculature
4. The utility of ultrafast CT in airway problems
5. The utility of thin-section CT in cystic fibrosis
6. The physiology of portal venous flow in children
7. Gastrointestinal imaging
8. Imaging of liver transplantation
9. The use of magnetic resonance imaging in dermoid fibromatosis

Recent Publications

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  1. Singh, A, Kao, S, D'Alessandro, M, Sato, Y. Case 164: Funicular type of spermatic cord hydrocele. Radiology 257(3):890-2, 2010. [PubMed]
  2. Singh, A, Kao, S. Torsion of testicular appendage. Pediatr Radiol 40(3):373, 2010. [PubMed]
  3. Menda, Y, O'Dorisio, M, Kao, S, Khanna, G, Michael, S, Connolly, M, Babich, J, O'Dorisio, T, Bushnell, D, Madsen, M. Phase I trial of 90Y-DOTATOC therapy in children and young adults with refractory solid tumors that express somatostatin receptors. J Nucl Med 51(10):1524-31, 2010. [PubMed]
  4. Meyerholz, D, Stoltz, D, Namati, E, Ramachandran, S, Pezzulo, A, Smith, A, Rector, M, Suter, M, Kao, S, McLennan, G, Tearney, G, Zabner, J, McCray, P, Welsh, M. Loss of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator function produces abnormalities in tracheal development in neonatal pigs and young children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182(10):1251-61, 2010. [PubMed]
  5. Rodeberg, D, Stoner, J, Hayes-Jordan, A, Kao, S, Wolden, S, Qualman, S, Meyer, W, Hawkins, D. Prognostic significance of tumor response at the end of therapy in group III rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the children's oncology group. J Clin Oncol 27(22):3705-11, 2009. [PubMed]
  6. Khanna, G, O'Dorisio, S, Menda, Y, Kirby, P, Kao, S, Sato, Y. Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in children and young adults. Pediatr Radiol 38(3):251-9, quiz 358-9, 2008. [PubMed]
  7. Morriss, J, Moreland, J, Burkhart, H, Kao, S. Pre-surgical evaluation of interrupted aortic arch with 3-dimensional reconstruction of CT images. Ann Thorac Surg 84(1):299, 2007. [PubMed]
  8. Burke, M, Anderson, J, Kao, S, Rodeberg, D, Qualman, S, Wolden, S, Meyer, W, Breitfeld, P. Assessment of response to induction therapy and its influence on 5-year failure-free survival in group III rhabdomyosarcoma: the Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study-IV experience--a report from the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol 25(31):4909-13, 2007. [PubMed]
  9. Gallagher, B, Vibhakar, R, Kao, S, Cooper, C. Bilateral testicular masses: an unusual presentation of neuroblastoma. Urology 68(3):672.e15-7, 2006. [PubMed]
  10. McCarville, M, Kao, S. Imaging recommendations for malignant liver neoplasms in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer 46(1):2-7, 2006. [PubMed]