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 19103
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

Iyer SK, Moon B, Hwuang E, Han Y, Solomon M, Litt H, and Witschey WR. : Accelerated free-breathing 3D T1rho cardiovascular magnetic resonance using multicoil compressed sensing. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 21(5), Jan 2019.

Fulton B, Liang J, Henriquez A, Garcia F, Supple G, Riley M, Schaller R, Dixit S, Callans D, Marchlinski FE, and Han Y. : Imaging characteristics of papillary muscle site of origin of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with mitral valve prolapse. J Card Electrophysiol 29(1): 146-53, Jan 2018.

Wang J, Zhao H, Herrmann HC, Witschey WRT, and Han Y: Native T1 and T2 mapping by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in pressure-overloaded left and right heart diseases. J Thorac Dis 10(5): 2968-75, May 2018.

Altmayer SPL, Han QJ, Addetia K, Patel AR, Forfia PR, and Han Y: Using all-cause mortality to define severe RV dilation with RV/LV volume ratio. Scientific Report 8(19): 7200, May 8 2018.

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.

Wan K, Liu H, Han Y, Yang D, Sun J, Chen W, Zhang Q, Zeng Z, Zhang T, Greiser A, Jolly MP, and Chen Y.: Left Ventricular Myocardial Deformation on Cine MR Images: Relationship to Severity of Disease and Prognosis in Amyloid Light-Chain Amyloidosis Radiology 288(1): 73-80, Jul 2018.

Han Y, Forfia P, Vaidya A, Mazurek JA, Park MH, Ramani G, Chan SY, and Waxman AB. : Rationale and design of the ranolazine PH-RV study: a multi-centered randomized and placebo controlled study of ranolazine to improve RV function in patients with non-group-2 pulmonary hypertension. Open Heart 5(1): e000736, Feb 2018.

Wang J, Jagasia DH, Kondapally YR, Herrmann HC, and Han Y: Comparison of Non-Contrast Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Angiography for Aortic Annular Sizing before Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 29(7): 239-45, July 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 May 15.

Altmayer SP, Patel AR, Addetia K, Gomberg-Maitland M, Forfia PR, Han Y: Cardiac MRI right ventricle / left ventricle (RV/LV) volume ratio improves detection of RV enlargement. J Magn Reson Imaging 43(6): 1379-85, June 2016 Notes: Epub 2015 Dec 9.

Contijoch F, Rogers K, Rears H, Shahid M, Kellman P, Gorman J 3rd, Gorman RC, Yushkevich P, Zado ES, Supple GE, Marchlinski FE, Witschey WR, Han Y: Quantification of Left Ventricular Function With Premature Ventricular Complexes Reveals Variable Hemodynamics. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 9(4): e003520, April 2016.

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