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

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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Swan, C, Sun, AY, Cooney, S, Ray, J, and Atwater, BD. ""typical" cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter without the cava." Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 25, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 103-104.

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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 (January 1, 2014): 2190-2195.

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Swan, C, Sun, AY, Cooney, S, Ray, J, and Atwater, BD. ""Typical" cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter without the cava." J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 25, no. 1 (January 2014): 103-104.

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24103010
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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.

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