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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

Traube, Chani, Gabrielle Silver, Ron W. Reeder, Hannah Doyle, Emily Hegel, Heather A. Wolfe, Christopher Schneller, et al. “Delirium in Critically Ill Children: An International Point Prevalence Study..” Crit Care Med 45, no. 4 (April 2017): 584–90. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000002250.

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Rowan, Courtney M., Lincoln S. Smith, Ashley Loomis, Jennifer McArthur, Shira J. Gertz, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Mara E. Nitu, et al. “Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pediatric Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants: A Multicenter Study..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 4 (April 2017): 304–9. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001061.

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Rowan, C. M., J. C. Fitzgerald, S. J. Gertz, A. Loomis, J. A. McArthur, M. E. Nitu, D. D. Hsing, et al. “A Multicenter Review Of High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation In The Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipient With Lung Injury.” In American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 195. AMER THORACIC SOC, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Gehlbach, J. A., A. G. Miller, C. P. Hornik, and I. M. Cheifetz. “Deadspace To Tidal Volume Ratio As A Predictor Of Extubation Success.” In American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 195. AMER THORACIC SOC, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Cheifetz, Ira M. “Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: What Does the Future Hold?.” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 1 (January 2017): 90–92. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001021.

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Gehlbach, Jonathan A., Kyle J. Rehder, Michael A. Gentile, David A. Turner, Daniel J. Grady, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Intravenous oxygen: a novel method of oxygen delivery in hypoxemic respiratory failure?.” Expert Rev Respir Med 11, no. 1 (January 2017): 73–80. https://doi.org/10.1080/17476348.2017.1267568.

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Lin, John C., Philip C. Spinella, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Marisa Tucci, Jenny L. Bush, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Neal J. Thomas, Scott L. Weiss, and Scott L. Sepsis Prevalence, Outcomes, and Therapy Study Investigators. “New or Progressive Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Pediatric Severe Sepsis: A Sepsis Phenotype With Higher Morbidity and Mortality..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 1 (January 2017): 8–16. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000978.

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Fitzgerald, Julie C., Rajit K. Basu, Ayse Akcan-Arikan, Ledys M. Izquierdo, Byron E. Piñeres Olave, Amanda B. Hassinger, Maria Szczepanska, et al. “Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Severe Sepsis: An Independent Risk Factor for Death and New Disability..” Crit Care Med 44, no. 12 (December 2016): 2241–50. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000002007.

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Morgan, Stephen, Christoph P. Hornik, Niyati Patel, Walter L. Williford, David A. Turner, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Continuous High-Frequency Oscillation Therapy in Invasively Ventilated Pediatric Subjects in the Critical Care Setting..” Respir Care 61, no. 11 (November 2016): 1451–55. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.04368.

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Rowan, Courtney M., and Ira M. Cheifetz. “The authors reply..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 17, no. 11 (November 2016). https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000964.

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