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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

Skeens, Micah A., Jennifer McArthur, Ira M. Cheifetz, Christine Duncan, Adrienne G. Randolph, Joseph Stanek, Leslie Lehman, Rajinder Bajwa, and Rajinder HSCT subgroup of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury & Sepsis Investigators (PALISI). “High Variability in the Reported Management of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease in Children after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation..” Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 22, no. 10 (October 2016): 1823–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.07.011.

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Lim, Joel Kian Boon, Jan Hau Lee, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Special considerations for the management of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome..” Expert Rev Respir Med 10, no. 10 (October 2016): 1133–45. https://doi.org/10.1080/17476348.2016.1219656.

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Bateman, S. T., S. Borasino, L. A. Asaro, I. M. Cheifetz, S. Diane, D. Wypij, and M. A. Q. Curley. “Reply.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 194, no. 4 (August 15, 2016).

Scholars@Duke

Bateman, Scot T., Santiago Borasino, Lisa A. Asaro, Ira M. Cheifetz, Shelley Diane, David Wypij, and Martha A. Q. Curley. “Reply: It Is Too Early to Say No Place for High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Children with Respiratory Failure..” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 194, no. 4 (August 15, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201604-0740LE.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Year in Review 2015: Pediatric ARDS..” Respir Care 61, no. 7 (July 2016): 980–85. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.05017.

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Giuliano, John S., Barry P. Markovitz, Joe Brierley, Richard Levin, Gary Williams, Lucy Chai See Lum, Tavey Dorofaeff, et al. “Comparison of Pediatric Severe Sepsis Managed in U.S. and European ICUs..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 17, no. 6 (June 2016): 522–30. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000760.

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Bateman, S. T., S. Borasino, L. A. Asaro, I. M. Cheifetz, S. Diane, D. Wypij, and M. A. Q. Curley. “Reply.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 193, no. 9 (May 1, 2016): 1068–69.

Scholars@Duke

Bateman, Scot T., Santiago Borasino, Lisa A. Asaro, Ira M. Cheifetz, Shelley Diane, David Wypij, and Martha A. Q. Curley. “Reply: Do We Really Know How to Use High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Critically Ill Children?.” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193, no. 9 (May 1, 2016): 1068–69. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201601-0106LE.

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Rowan, Courtney M., Shira J. Gertz, Jennifer McArthur, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Mara E. Nitu, Ashley Loomis, Deyin D. Hsing, et al. “Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and Mortality in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Multicenter Study..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 17, no. 4 (April 2016): 294–302. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000673.

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Bateman, Scot T., Santiago Borasino, Lisa A. Asaro, Ira M. Cheifetz, Shelley Diane, David Wypij, Martha A. Q. Curley, and Martha A. Q. RESTORE Study Investigators. “Early High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Failure. A Propensity Score Analysis..” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193, no. 5 (March 1, 2016): 495–503. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201507-1381OC.

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