Randolph A.S. Cooper, M.D., F.A.C.C.

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OFFICES


FELLOWSHIP & POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

INTERNSHIP/RESIDENCY

  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

EDUCATION

  • Medical Degree: Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Undergraduate Degree: University Of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama
  • Fellow, The American College of Cardiology

  • PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS/RESEARCH

REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS

  • Cooper RAS, Wallenius ST, Smith WM, Ideker RE. The effect of phase separation on biphasic waveform defibrillation. PACE. 1993:16;471.
  • Cooper RAS, Alferness CA, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in sheep. Circulation. 1993:87;1673-1686.
  • Cooper RAS, Wallenius ST, Smith WM, Ideker RE. The effect of temporal separation of phases on biphasic waveform defibrillation efficacy. EMBS. 1993:766.
  • Cooper RAS, Johnson EE, Kanter RJ, Merrill JJ,. Sorrentino RA, Wharton JM. Internal cardioversion in two patients with atrial fibrillation refractory to external cardioversion. PACE. 1996:19; 872-875.
  • Cooper RAS, Johnson EE, Wharton JM. Internal atrial fibrillation in humans: the improved efficacy of biphasic waveforms and the importance of phase duration. Circulation. 1997:95:1487-1496.
  • Cooper RAS, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: marked reduction in defibrillation threshold with dual current pathways. Circulation. 1997:96:2693-2670.
  • Cooper RAS, Plumb VJ, Epstein AE, Dailey SM, Kay GN, Ideker RE. Internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in humans: marked reduction in defibrillation threshold with dual current pathways. Circulation. (in press).
  • Cooper RAS. Smith WM, Ideker RE. Mapping of earliest activation sites after unsuccessful internal atrial defibrillation shocks. Circulation Research. (submitted).

INVITED MANUSCRIPTS

  • Cooper RAS, Ideker RE, Feeser SA, Daubert JP, Wharton JM. Optimal waveform morphology for defibrillation. In The Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator, edited by E. Alt, J.C. Griffin and H. Klein. Berlin, Springer-Verlag. 1992: 97-116.
  • Ideker RE, Cooper RAS, Wharton JM. New developments in implantable cardioverter defibrillator electrodes and waveforms. In Sudden Cardiac Death: Strategies for the 1990s. Edited by R.M. Luceri, Miami Lakes, Peritus Corporation.1991: 133-145.
  • Blanchard SM, Ideker RE, Cooper RAS, Wharton JM. The defibrillation waveform. In Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator Therapy: IIEE Engineering Clinical Interface. Edited by M.W. Kroll, M.H. Lehmann. Norwen, Kluwer Academic Publishers (in press).
  • Ideker RE, Cooper RAS, Walcott KT. Comparison of atrial to ventricular fibrillation and defibrillation. PACE. 1994:17;1034-1042.
  • Alferness C, Ayers GM, Cooper RAS, Ideker RE. Lead systems for atrial defibrillation. PAC. 1994:17;1043-1042.
  • Cooper RAS. Internal atrial defibrillation: the importance of lead location, waveform morphology, and shock synchronization. EMBS. 1995.
  • Cooper RAS, Ideker RE. The electrophysiological basis for the prevention of tachyarrhythmias. In Prevention of Tachyarrhythmias with Cardiac Pacing. Edited by J. Claude Daubert, Eric Prystowsky, and Alain Ripart. Futura Publishing (in press).

ABSTRACTS

  • Cooper RAS, Guse PA, Dixon-Tulloch E, Smith WM, Ideker RE. The effect of phase separation on biphasic waveform defibrillation. PACE. 1991:14;667.
  • Cooper RAS, Wallenius ST, Rollins DI, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Temporal separation of the two pulses of a single capacitor biphasic and dual monophasic waveforms. Circulation. 1991: 84:611-612.
  • Cooper RAS, Rollins DL, Afework Y, Swanson DK, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Reduced defibrillation requirements for a single capacitor dual biphasic waveform given via two current pathways in pigs. JACC. 1992:19;162A.
  • Cooper RAS, Alferness CA, Wolf PD, Afework Y, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Comparison of multiple waveforms and lead configurations for internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in sheep. PACE. 1992:15;570.
  • Cooper RAS, Alferness CA, Bocek J, Wagner D, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Marked reduction in defibrillation requirements with biphasic waveforms and a coronary sinus electrode for atrial fibrillation in sheep. PACE. 1992:15;530.
  • Cooper RAS, Alferness CA, Wolf PD, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Optimal electrode location and waveform for internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in sheep. Circulation. 1992:86;I-791.
  • Johnson EE, Smith WM, Yarger MD, Cooper RAS, Broughton A, Wharton JM. Clinical predictors of low energy defibrillation thresholds in patients undergoing internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. PACE. 1994:17;8.
  • Cooper RAS, Johnson EE, Yarger MD, Sorrentino RA, Greenfield RA, Wharton JM. Comparison of multiple biphasic and monophasic waveforms for internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in humans. Circulation. 1994:90;1-63.
  • Murgatroyd FY, Johnson EE, Cooper RAS, Lau C-P, Alt E, Kappenburger LJ, Smith JM, Camm AJ, Wharton JM. Safety of low energy transvenous atrial defibrillation–world experience. Circulation. 1994:90;1:66.
  • Cooper RAS, Chiou M, Alferness C, Wolf PD. Reduced defibrillation requirements for a single capacitor dual biphasic waveform given via two current pathways in pigs. JACC. 1995:Special Issue;257A.
  • Cooper RAS, Johnson EE, Wharton JM. The efficacy of asymmetric biphasic waveforms for internal cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in humans. PACE. 1995:18;896.
  • Cooper RAS, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Early activation sites after unsuccessful internal atrial defibrillation shocks: the effect of electrode configuration. PACE. 1996:19;563.
  • Cooper RAS, Smith WM, Ideker R. Atrial defibrillation with biphasic waveforms: a strength duration response for the second phase duration. PACE. 1996:19;697.
  • Cooper RAS, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Dual current pathways for internal atrial fibrillation in sheep: marked reduction in defibrillation threshold. JACC. 1997:29;195A.
  • Cooper RAS, Smith WM, Ideker RE. Multichannel mapping of atrial activation sequences after internal atrial defibrillation shocks. JACC. 1997:29;255A.
  • Cooper RAS, Plumb VI, Epstein AE, Dailey SM, Kay GN, Ideker RE. Marked reduction in internal atrial defibrillation thresholds with dual current pathways and sequential shocks in humans. PACE. 1997:20;1092.

 



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