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

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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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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Wallace, TW, Atwater, BD, Daubert, JP, Voora, D, Crowley, AL, Bahnson, TD, and Hranitzky, PM. "Prevalence and clinical characteristics associated with left atrial appendage thrombus in fully anticoagulated patients undergoing catheter-directed atrial fibrillation ablation." J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21, no. 8 (August 1, 2010): 849-852.

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Atwater, BD, and Daubert, JP. "Can we improve the identification of ventricular scar to guide substrate-based ventricular tachycardia ablation?." J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21, no. 6 (June 1, 2010): 685-687.

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20158559
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Atwater, BD, Thompson, VP, Vest, RN, Shaw, LK, Mazzei, WR, Al-Khatib, SM, Hranitzky, PM, Bahnson, TD, Velazquez, EJ, Califf, RM, Lee, KL, and Roe, MT. 75% narrowing) coronary artery disease." Am J Cardiol 104, no. 12 (December 15, 2009): 1624-1630.

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Atwater, BD, Oujiri, J, and Wolff, MR. "The immediate impact of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial on the management of stable angina." Clin Cardiol 32, no. 8 (August 2009): E1-E3.

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Atwater, BD, Iverson, E, Velez, M, DeMets, DL, and Sweitzer, NK. "Independent Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients With Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY 53, no. 10 (March 10, 2009): A118-A119.

Scholars@Duke

Moua, T, Wood, KE, Atwater, BD, and Runo, JR. "Major pulmonary embolism and hemodynamic stability from shunting through a patent foramen ovale." South Med J 101, no. 9 (September 2008): 955-958.

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