Brian D. Hanna

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Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Active Staff, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Neonatology and Newborn, Section: Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Section of Pulmonary Hypertension, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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.
Ph.D. (Physiology)
McGill University, 1979.
MDCM (Medicine)
McGill University, 1983.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Hanna is interested in pulmonary hypertension in children with hypoplastic and diseased lungs, and heart rate variability in congenital heart disease.

Selected Publications

Glatz AC, Patel A, Zhu X, Dori Y, Hanna BD, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ: Patient Radiation Exposure in a Modern, Large-Volume, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Pediatric Cardiol 35(5): 870-8, Jun 2014.

Lau, KC, DB Frank, BD Hanna, AR Patel. : Utility of Electrocardiogram in the Assessment and Monitoring of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (Idiopathic or Secondary to Pulmonary Developmental Abnormalities) in Patients < 18 Years of Age. Am J Cardiol. [Epub ahead of print] , May 2014.

Healy F, Lin W, Feng R, Hanna BD, Hedrick H, Panitch HB: An association between pulmonary hypertension and impaired lung function in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Pulmonol EPUB before print, Mar 2014.

Lynch JM, Buckley EM, Schwab PJ, Busch DR, Hanna BD, Putt ME, Licht DJ, Yodh AG : Noninvasive optical quantification of cerebral venous oxygen saturation in humans J. ACRA 21(2): 162-7, Feb 2014.

McIntyre, C, BD Hanna, N. Rintoul, EZ Ramsey: Safety of Epoprostenol and treprostinil in children less than 12 months of age. Pulm Circ 3(4): 862-9, 2014.

Emily A. Partridge, Brian Hanna, Howard B. Panitch, Natalie E. Rintoul, William H. Peranteau, Alan W. Flake, N. Scott Adzick, Holly L. Hedrick : Pulmonary hypertension in giant omphalocele infants. Journal of the PAPS [Accepted 6/4/14] , 2014.

Glatz AC, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Hanna BD, Eilevstjonn J, Diaz LK, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM : Sternal wall pressure comparable to leaning during CPR impacts intrathoracic pressure and haemodynamics in anaesthetized children during cardiac catheterization Resuscitation 84(12): 1674-9, Dec 2013.

Glatz AC, Shah SS, McCarthy AL, Geisser D, Daniels K, Xie D, Hanna BD, Grundmeier RW, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ. : Prevalence of and risk factors for acute occlusive arterial injury following pediatric cardiac catheterization: a large single-center cohort study. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82(3): 454-62, Sep 2013.

Dori Y, Glatz AC, Hanna BD, Gillespie MJ, Harris MA, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK : Acute effects of embolizing systemic-to-pulmonary arterial collaterals on blood flow in patients with superior cavopulmonary connections: a pilot study. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6(1): 101-6, Feb 2013.

Goldberg DJ, French B, Szwast AL, McBride MG, Marino BS, Mirarchi N, Hanna BD, Wernovsky G, Paridon SM, Rychik J. : Impact of sildenafil on echocardiographic indices of myocardial performance after the Fontan operation. Pediatr Cardiol 33(5): 689-96, Jun 2012.

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