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

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.

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:

Del Pizzo JA, Hanna BD: Recommendation for emergency department treatment of children with pulmonary hypertension. PCARE Dec 2014 Notes: Accepted, Pediatric Emergency Care, 1 PCARE-D-14-0037R12/19/2014.

Partridge EA, Hanna BD, Panitch HB, Rintoul NE, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Scott, Adzick N, Hedrick HL: Pulmonary hypertension in giant omphalocele infants. J Pediatr Surg 49(12): 1767-70, Dec 2014.

Frank DB,HANNA,BD: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension associated with Congenital Heart Disease and Eisenmenger Syndrome: Current Practice in Pediatrics. Minerva Pediatrica 67(1): 1-17, December 2014.

Partridge EA, BD HANNA,HB Panitch,NE Rintoul,WH Peranteau,AW Flake,NS Adzick,HL Hedrick: Pulmonary Hypertension in giant omphalocele infants. Epub 2014 49(12): 1767-70, November 2014.

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.

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Last updated: 08/17/2015
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