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Ira Marc Cheifetz, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Anesthesiology
Campus mail: Box 3046 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-5872
Email address: cheif002@mc.duke.edu

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) / Ambulatory ECMO
Mechanical ventilation
Respiratory mechanics monitoring / Airway graphics
Capnography: time-based and volumetric
Cardiorespiratory interactions
Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
High-frequency ventilation
Right ventricular injury and inotrope administration
Noninvasive ventilation

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1992 - 1993
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Yale University, 1989

Publications

Thakkar, Rajan K., Scott L. Weiss, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Luke Keele, Neal J. Thomas, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Jennifer A. Muszynski, Mark W. Hall, Mark W. SPROUT Investigators, and Mark W. Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network. “Risk Factors for Mortality in Pediatric Postsurgical versus Medical Severe Sepsis..” J Surg Res 242 (October 2019): 100–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.04.011.

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Williams, Duane C., and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Emerging approaches in pediatric mechanical ventilation..” Expert Rev Respir Med 13, no. 4 (April 2019): 327–36. https://doi.org/10.1080/17476348.2019.1586536.

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Best, Kaitlin M., Lisa A. Asaro, Martha A. Q. Curley, and Martha A. Q. Randomized Evaluation of Sedation Titration for Respiratory Failure (RESTORE) Study Investigators. “Sedation Management for Critically Ill Children with Pre-Existing Cognitive Impairment..” J Pediatr 206 (March 2019): 204-211.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.042.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Spontaneous Breathing in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Remains an Unanswered Question..” Crit Care Med 47, no. 2 (February 2019): 297–98. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000003563.

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Jager, Pauline de, Tamara Kamp, Sandra K. Dijkstra, Johannes G. M. Burgerhof, Dick G. Markhorst, Martha A. Q. Curley, Ira M. Cheifetz, and Martin C. J. Kneyber. “Feasibility of an alternative, physiologic, individualized open-lung approach to high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in children..” Ann Intensive Care 9, no. 1 (January 18, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13613-019-0492-0.

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Mahadeo, Kris M., Sajad J. Khazal, Hisham Abdel-Azim, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Agne Taraseviciute, Catherine M. Bollard, Priti Tewari, et al. “Management guidelines for paediatric patients receiving chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy..” Nat Rev Clin Oncol 16, no. 1 (January 2019): 45–63. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41571-018-0075-2.

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Achanta, S., B. Liu, M. A. Gentile, A. Caceres, D. J. Behm, M. E. Burgert, M. H. Costell, I. M. Cheifetz, M. D. Gunn, and S. E. Jordt. “TRPV4 Inhibitor Improves Pulmonary Function and Oxygen Saturation in a Pig Translational Model of Chlorine Gas-Induced Acute Lung Injury.” In American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 199. AMER THORACIC SOC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Al-Subu, Awni M., Christoph P. Hornik, Ira M. Cheifetz, Andrew J. Lodge, and George Ofori-Amanfo. “Correlation between Regional Cerebral Saturation and Invasive Cardiac Index Monitoring after Heart Transplantation Surgery..” J Pediatr Intensive Care 7, no. 4 (December 2018): 196–200. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1660788.

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Miller, Andrew G., Kyle J. Rehder, Ira M. Cheifetz, and Neil R. MacIntyre. “Optoacoustic Evaluation of Endotracheal Tube Depth in Pediatrics..” Respir Care 63, no. 12 (December 2018): 1575–76. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.06687.

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Irving, Sharon Y., Bridget Daly, Judy Verger, Katri V. Typpo, Ann-Marie Brown, Alexandra Hanlon, Scott L. Weiss, et al. “The Association of Nutrition Status Expressed as Body Mass Index z Score With Outcomes in Children With Severe Sepsis: A Secondary Analysis From the Sepsis Prevalence, Outcomes, and Therapies (SPROUT) Study..” Crit Care Med 46, no. 11 (November 2018): e1029–39. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000003351.

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