Yuchi Han, MD, MMSc

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Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Cardiovascular Division
11-135, South Tower
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2855
Lab: 215-615-3417
BA (magna cum laude)
Princeton University, 1995.
Harvard Medical School/MIT Health Science and Technology, 2000.
Harvard Medical School/HST/BIDMC Clinical Investigator Training Program, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Echocardiography and cardiac MRI

Description of Research Expertise

I am interested in the application of novel cardiac MRI and echocardiography techniques to understand ventricular mechanics/remodeling in pathological states and cardiac MRI imaging of fibrosis.

Selected Publications

Zhang Y, Mui D, Chirinos JA, Zamani P, Ferrari VA, Chen Y, Han Y.: Comparing cardiovascular magnetic resonance strain software packages by their abilities to discriminate outcomes in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 23: 55, May 2021.

Li X, Wang H, Zhao R, Wang T, Zhu Y, Qian Y, Liu B, Yu Y, Han Y.: Elevated Extracellular Volume Fraction and Reduced Global Longitudinal Strains in Participants Recovered from COVID-19 without Clinical Cardiac Findings. Radiology 2021.

Xu Y, Li W, Wan K, Liang Y, Jiang X, Wang J, Mui D, Li Y, Tang S, Guo J, Guo X, Liu X, Sun J, Zhang Q, Han Y, Chen Y.: Myocardial Tissue Reverse Remodeling After Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail 2021.

Han Y, Forfia P, Vaidya A, Mazurek JA, Park MH, Ramani G, Chan SY, Waxman AB.: Ranolazine Improves Right Ventricular Function in Patients With Precapillary Pulmonary Hypertension: Results From a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Card Fail 2021.

Liang LW, Jamil A, Mazurek JA, Urgo KA, Wald J, Birati EY, Han Y.: Right Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain as a Predictor of Acute and Early Right Heart Failure Post Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. ASAIO J May 2021.

Arai AE, Schulz-Menger J, Berman D, Mahrholdt H, Han Y, Bandettini WP, Gutberlet M, Abraham A, Woodard PK, Selvanayagam JB, McCann GP, Hamilton-Craig C, Schoepf UJ, San Tan R, Kramer CM, Friedrich MG, Haverstock D, Liu Z, Brueggenwerth G, Bacher-Stier C, Santiuste M, Pennell DJ; GadaCAD Investigators.: Gadobutrol-Enhanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 76: 1536-1547, Sep 2020.

Han Y, Chen T, Bryant J, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Dyke C, Elliott MD, Ferrari FA, Friedrich MG, Lawton C, Manning WJ, Ordovas K, Plein S, Powell AJ, Raman SV, and Carr J. : Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) Guidance for the Practice of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance During the COVID-19 Pandemic J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. April 2020.

Moon BF, Iyer SK, Hwang E, Solomon MP, Hall AT, Kumar R, Josselyn NJ, Higbee-Dempsey EM, Tsourkas A, Imai A, Okamoto K, Saito Y, Pilla JJ, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Tschabrunn C, Keeney S, Castillero E, Ferrari G, Jockusch S, Shoul H, Ferrari VA, Han Y, Gulhane A, Litt H, Matthai W, and Witschey WR. : Iron Imaging in myocardial infarction reperfusion injury. Nat Commun. June 2020.

Zhao H, Kang Y, Pickle J, Wang H, and Han Y.: Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion is dependent on right ventricular volume in addition to function. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 36(8): 1459-1466, Aug 2019.

Zhao H, O’Quinn R, Ambrose M, Jagasia D, Ky B, Wald J, Ferrari V, Kirkpatrick J, and Han Y: Contrast-enhanced echocardiography has the greatest impact in patients with reduced ejection fraction. Journal of American Society of Echocardiography 31(3): 289-296, Mar 2018.

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Last updated: 09/29/2021
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