Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute

  • United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

Research Interests

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart-Assist Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
Blood Vessels Medicine & Life Sciences
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Medicine & Life Sciences
Carotid Endarterectomy Medicine & Life Sciences
Survival Medicine & Life Sciences
Venous Thrombosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Aneurysm Medicine & Life Sciences

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David Han, MD, MSc

Person: Academic


Research Output 1983 2019

Evaluating surgical resident needle insertion skill gains in central venous catheterization training

Chen, H. E., Yovanoff, M. A., Pepley, D. F., Prabhu, R. S., Sonntag, C. C., Han, D. C., Moore, J. Z. & Miller, S. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 233, p. 351-359 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Venous Catheterization

A bridge too many?

Soleimani, B., Brehm, C., Campbell, D. C. & Conte, J. V., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 155, 3, p. 1056-1057 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citations

Building Ultrasound Phantoms with Modified Polyvinyl Chloride: A Comparison of Needle Insertion Forces and Sonographic Appearance with Commercial and Traditional Simulation Materials

Pepley, D. F., Sonntag, C. C., Prabhu, R. S., Yovanoff, M. A., Han, D. C., Miller, S. R. & Moore, J. Z., Jun 1 2018, In : Simulation in Healthcare. 13, 3, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyvinyl Chloride
Polyvinyl chlorides

Contemporary operative venous thrombectomy

Comerota, A. J. & Aziz, F., Jan 1 2018, Fischer's Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), Vol. 2. p. 2481-2488 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Controversies and Challenges of Ventricular Assist Device Therapy

Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG), May 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 121, 10, p. 1219-1224 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure
Patient Preference
Heart Transplantation
3 Citations
Cardiogenic Shock
Pulsatile Flow
Pulsatile flow
Pulsatile Flow
Pulsatile flow
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Factors affecting patients’ functional status and their impact on outcomes of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms

Agrawal, A., Snow, R., Lehman, E. & Aziz, F., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Vascular Surgery. 68, 3, p. 712-719 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Rupture
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
1 Citations

Hemodynamic Evaluation of Avalon Elite Bi-Caval Dual Lumen Cannulas and Femoral Arterial Cannulas

Wang, S., Force, M., Kunselman, A. R., Palanzo, D., Brehm, C. & Ündar, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Artificial organs.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venae Cavae
Networks (circuits)
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation