Brett David Atwater, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-8111
Email address brett.atwater@duke.edu

Optimization of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Electrophysiology, Duke University School of Medicine, 2008 - 2010
  • Fellow, Cardiology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2005 - 2008
  • Resident, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2003 - 2005
  • Intern, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2002 - 2003
  • M.D., University of Chicago, 2002

Publications

Loring, Zak, and Brett D. Atwater. “Editorial commentary: Harm from left bundle branch block: We are the tortoise, not the hare..” Trends Cardiovasc Med 29, no. 6 (August 2019): 343–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2018.11.001.

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30425016
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Polcwiartek, Christoffer, Kristian Kragholm, Steen M. Hansen, Brett D. Atwater, Daniel J. Friedman, Carlo A. Barcella, Claus Graff, et al. “Electrocardiogram Characteristics and Their Association With Psychotropic Drugs Among Patients With Schizophrenia..” Schizophr Bull, June 20, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbz064.

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31219596
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Friedman, Daniel J., Sean D. Pokorney, Rahul Khanna, Laura Goldstein, Brett D. Atwater, Tristram D. Bahnson, James P. Daubert, et al. “Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation With and Without On-Site Cardiothoracic Surgery..” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 19 (May 21, 2019): 2487–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.02.036.

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31076234
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Emerek, Kasper, Daniel J. Friedman, Peter L. Sørensen, Steen M. Hansen, Jacob M. Larsen, Niels Risum, Anna Margrethe Thøgersen, et al. “The Association of a classical left bundle Branch Block Contraction Pattern by vendor-independent strain echocardiography and outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy..” Cardiovasc Ultrasound 17, no. 1 (May 21, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12947-019-0160-4.

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31113440
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Loring, Zak, Brett D. Atwater, Xiaojuan Xia, Jimmy Axelsson, Igor Klem, Robin Nijveldt, Erik B. Schelbert, et al. “Low lead one ratio predicts clinical outcomes in left bundle branch block..” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 30, no. 5 (May 2019): 709–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.13875.

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Andersen, Martin V., Cooper Moore, Peter Søgaard, Daniel Friedman, Brett D. Atwater, Kristine Arges, Melissa LeFevre, et al. “Quantitative Parameters of High-Frame-Rate Strain in Patients with Echocardiographically Normal Function..” Ultrasound Med Biol 45, no. 5 (May 2019): 1197–1207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.11.007.

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30773380
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Axelsson, Jimmy, Björn Wieslander, Robert Jablonowski, Igor Klem, Robin Nijveldt, Erik B. Schelbert, Peder Sörensson, et al. “Corrigendum to "Wieslander, et al., Ejection fraction in left bundle branch block is disproportionately reduced in relation to amount of myocardial scar" [J Electrocardiol 51(2018) 1071-1076]..” J Electrocardiol 53 (March 2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2019.01.082.

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Emerek, Kasper, Daniel J. Friedman, Peter Lyngø Sørensen, Steen Møller Hansen, Jacob Moesgaard Larsen, Niels Risum, Anna Margrethe Thøgersen, et al. “Vectorcardiographic QRS area is associated with long-term outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy..” Heart Rhythm 16, no. 2 (February 2019): 213–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.08.028.

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30170227
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Axelsson, Jimmy, Björn Wieslander, Robert Jablonowski, Igor Klem, Robin Nijveldt, Erik B. Schelbert, Peder Sörensson, et al. “Ejection fraction in left bundle branch block is disproportionately reduced in relation to amount of myocardial scar..” J Electrocardiol 51, no. 6 (November 2018): 1071–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2018.09.009.

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30497733
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