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

  • M.D., University of Chicago, 2002

Publications

Atwater, BD, Ousdigian, KS, Sun, AY, Koehler, JL, and Deering, TF. "Atrial Fibrillation Impacts Adherence to Heart Rhythm Society Recommendations for Achieving High Bi-Ventricular Pacing Percentage in US Clinics." November 26, 2013.

Scholars@Duke

Steinberg, BA, Hasselblad, V, Atwater, BD, Bahnson, TD, Washam, JB, Alexander, JH, Daubert, JP, and Piccini, JP. "Dabigatran for periprocedural anticoagulation following radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of observational studies." J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37, no. 3 (September 2013): 213-221.

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Jackson, KP, Hegland, DD, Frazier-Mills, C, Piccini, JP, Koontz, JI, Atwater, BD, Daubert, JP, and Worley, SJ. "Impact of using a telescoping-support catheter system for left ventricular lead placement on implant success and procedure time of cardiac resynchronization therapy." Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36, no. 5 (May 2013): 553-558.

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23437927
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Oliveira, MEF, Piccini, JP, Atwater, BD, and Atwater, AR. "Pacemaker contact dermatitis: clinical and histopathologic description." Dermatitis 24, no. 2 (March 2013): 91-92.

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Jackson, KP, Hegland, DD, Frazier-Mills, C, Piccini, JP, Koontz, JI, Atwater, BD, Daubert, JP, and Worley, SJ. "Impact of using a telescoping-support catheter system for left ventricular lead placement on implant success and procedure time of cardiac resynchronization therapy." PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 36, no. 5 (2013): 553-558.

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Atwater, BD, Dai, D, Allen-Lapointe, NM, Al-Khatib, SM, Zimmer, LO, Sanders, GD, and Peterson, ED. "Is heart failure guideline adherence being underestimated? The impact of therapeutic contraindications." Am Heart J 164, no. 5 (November 2012): 750-755.e1.

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23137506
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Atwater, BD, and Daubert, JP. "Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: risks accompany the life-saving benefits." Heart 98, no. 10 (May 2012): 764-772. (Review)

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LaPointe, NMA, Al-Khatib, SM, Piccini, JP, Atwater, BD, Honeycutt, E, Thomas, K, Shah, BR, Zimmer, LO, Sanders, G, and Peterson, ED. "Extent of and reasons for nonuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices in clinical practice among eligible patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction." Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4, no. 2 (March 2011): 146-151.

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21304098
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LaPointe, NMA, Al-Khatib, SM, Piccini, JP, Atwater, BD, Honeycutt, E, Thomas, K, Shah, BR, Zimmer, LO, Sanders, G, and Peterson, ED. "Extent of and Reasons for Nonuse of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Devices in Clinical Practice Among Eligible Patients With Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction." CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES 4, no. 2 (March 2011): 146-151.

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Atwater, BD, Wallace, TW, Kim, HW, Hranitzky, PM, Bahnson, TD, Hegland, DD, and Daubert, JP. "Pulmonary vein contraction before and after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation." J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22, no. 2 (February 2011): 169-174.

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20731744
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