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

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.

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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23881249
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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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23474451
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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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