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Brian D. Hanna, MDCM, PhD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Section, Pulmonary Hypertension
Division of Cardiology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5248
Fax: 215-590-1340
B.S. (Physiology)
University of British Columbia, 1975.
MDCM (Medicine)
McGill University, 1983.
Ph.D. (Physiology)
McGill University, 1989.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Cardiovascular Development / Congenital Heart Disease
Myocyte Biology / Heart Failure
Pulmonary Vascular Disease

CVI Research Description:
Pulmonary hypertension in children with hypoplastic and diseased lungs.
Heart rate variability in congenital heart disease.

Selected Publications

Konstantinopoulou S,IE Tapia,JY Kim,MS Xanthopoulos,J Radcliffe,MS Cohen,BD Hanna,M. Pipan,Cielo,AJ Thomas,B Zemel,R Amin,R Bradford,J Taylor,J Shults,CL Marcus: Relationship between obstructive apnea cardiac complications and sleepiness in children with Down Syndrome. Sleep Medicine 17: 18-24, Jan 2016.

Diane Hartman, Robert Campbell, Nikita Lakomkin, John Flynn, Patrick Cahill, Keith Baldwin, Michael Nance, Thane Blinman, Oscar Mayer, Howard Pantich, Lloydine Jacobs, Anthony Capraro, Jesse Taylor, Brian Hanna. : Limiting Pre-Incision Instrument Uncovered Time through Quality Practice Intervention Decreases VEPTR Surgery Surgical Site Infection. SRS Annual Meeting 2016.

John Kinsella, Robin H Steinhorn, MD; Usha S Krishnan, MD; Jeffrey A Feinstein, MD; Ian Adatia, MD; Eric D Austin, MD; Erica B Rosenzweig, MD; Allen D Everett, MD; Jeffrey R Fineman, MD; Brian D Hanna, MD; Rachel K Hopper, MD; Tilman Humpl, MD; Dunbar Ivy, MD; Roberta L Keller, MD; Mary P Mullen, MD; Usha Raj, MD; David L Wessel, MD; Steve H Abman, MD. : Recommendations for the Use of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Premature Newborns with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. J Pediatrics Dec 2015 Notes: In Press.

Abman SH, Hansmann G, Archer SL, Ivy DD, Adatia I, Chung WK, Hanna BD, Rosenzweig EB, Raj JU, Cornfield D, Stenmark KR, Steinhorn R, Thebaud B, Fineman JR, Kuehne T, Feinstein JA, Friedberg MK, Earing M, Barst J, Keller RL, Kinsella JP, Mullen M, Deterding R, Kulik T, Mallory G, Humpl T, Wessel DL; on behalf of the American Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation, Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, and the American Thoracic Society.: Pediatric pulmonary hypertension: guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society. Circulation 132: xxx, Nov 2015 Notes: In Press.

Fuller, S, Trerotola, SO, Hanna, BD, Rome, Jj, Zinman, R: Surgical Treatment of Diffuse Complex Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVM) in Pediatric Patients. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society Oct 2015.

O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Hanna BD, Shinohara RT, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Kawut SM.: Predictors of Catastrophic Adverse Outcomes in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: A Multi-Institutional Analysis From the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database. J Am Coll Cardiol Sept 2015.

Frank DB, Crystal MA, Morales DL, Gerald K, Hanna BD, Mallory GB Jr, Rossano JW: Trends in pediatric pulmonary hypertension-related hospitalizations in the United States from 2000-2009. Pulm Circ. 5(2): 339-348, Jun 2015.

Frank DB, Hanna BD: Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital heart disease and Eisenmenger syndrome: current practice in pediatrics. Minerva Pediatr 67(2): 169-85, Apr 2015 Notes:

Partridge EA, Hanna BD, Rintoul NE, Herkert L, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL, Peranteau WH: Brain-type natriuretic peptide levels correlate with pulmonary hypertension and requirement for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pedric Surg 50(2): 263-6, February 2015 Notes:

Wang Y,Hope K,Hanna BD,Nawaayton H,Banejee A,: Right Atrial Mechanics Provde Useful Insights in Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension in Children. ASE - American Society of Echocardiography 2015 Notes: 2015 NoteS: Scientific Sessions in Boston.

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