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

Friedman, DJ, Hjorth, MA, Sun, AY, and Atwater, BD. "Intermittent Capture of the Left Bundle With Permanent His Bundle Pacing: Mechanistic Insights and Implications for an Emerging Field." Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 27, no. 11 (November 2016): 1344-1348.

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27478069
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Leeters, IPM, Davis, A, Zusterzeel, R, Atwater, B, Risum, N, Søgaard, P, Klem, I, Nijveldt, R, Wagner, GS, Gorgels, APM, and Kisslo, J. "Left ventricular regional contraction abnormalities by echocardiographic speckle tracking in combined right bundle branch with left anterior fascicular block compared to left bundle branch block." Journal of electrocardiology 49, no. 3 (May 2016): 353-361.

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26931516
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Barnett, AS, Sun, A, Koontz, J, Eapen, ZJ, Patel, CB, Velazquez, EJ, and Atwater, BD. "The Utility of Automatic Cardiology Referral for Patients With Heart Failure at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center: The Automated MEdical Record driven Implantable CArdioverter-defibrillator Heart Failure Pilot Study (AMERICA-HF Study)." November 10, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Åkerlund, S, Wieslander, B, Turesson, M, Nijveldt, R, Klem, I, Almer, J, Engblom, H, Wagner, GS, Atwater, BD, and Ugander, M. "Specificity for each of the 46 criteria of the Selvester QRS score for electrocardiographic myocardial scar sizing in left bundle branch block." Journal of electrocardiology 48, no. 5 (September 2015): 769-776.

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26265097
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Wieslander, B, Atwater, BD, Wagner, GS, and Ugander, M. "Selvester QRS scoring in conduction abnormalitites: Caution recommended due to recent findings." Journal of electrocardiology 48, no. 5 (September 2015): 777-778.

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26275981
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Wieslander, B, Nijveldt, R, Klem, I, Lokhnygina, Y, Pura, J, Wagner, GS, Ugander, M, and Atwater, BD. "Evaluation of Selvester QRS score for use in presence of conduction abnormalities in a broad population." American heart journal 170, no. 2 (August 2015): 346-352.

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26299233
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Atwater, BD, Babatunde, A, Swan, C, Wieslander, B, Andresen, A, Rabineau, D, Tomfohr, J, Wagner, G, Jackson, KP, and Daubert, JP. "ECG myocardial scar quantification predicts reverse left ventricular remodeling and survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy implantation: A retrospective pilot study." Journal of electrocardiology 48, no. 4 (July 2015): 565-570.

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25981238
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Jackson, LR, Piccini, JP, Daubert, JP, Hurwitz Koweek, LM, and Atwater, BD. "Localization of pacing and defibrillator leads using standard x-ray views is frequently inaccurate and is not reproducible." Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing 43, no. 1 (June 2015): 5-12.

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25715917
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Wieslander, B, and Atwater, BD. "The Selvester QRS score updated for use in conduction abnormalities: are we really ready to score?." Journal of electrocardiology 48, no. 1 (January 2015): 69-70.

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25465867
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Pokorney, SD, Greenfield, RA, Atwater, BD, Daubert, JP, and Piccini, JP. "Novel mechanism of premature battery failure due to lithium cluster formation in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators." Heart rhythm 11, no. 12 (December 2014): 2190-2195.

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25086256
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