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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

Fitzgerald, Julie, Emily Pinos, Robert Tamburro, Deyin Hsing, Ira Cheifetz, Mara Nitu, and Courtney Rowan. “FLUID OVERLOAD IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY IN PEDIATRIC HEMATOPOIETIC CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 43. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Rowan, Courtney, Jennifer McArthur, Julie Fitzgerald, Shira Gertz, Loomis Ahsley, Robert Tamburro, and Ira Cheifetz. “MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN PEDIATRIC HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 43. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Rowan, Courtney, Julie Fitzgerald, Shira Gertz, Lincoln Smith, Mark Hall, Robert Tamburro, and Ira Cheifetz. “PEDIATRIC ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 43. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Gertz, Shira, Christine Duncan, Jerelyn Moffet, Kris Mahadeo, Ira Cheifetz, Robert Tamburro, and Courtney Rowan. “RESPIRATORY PATHOGEN EFFECT ON INTUBATED PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AFTER HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 43. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Weiss, Scott L., Julie C. Fitzgerald, Frank A. Maffei, Jason M. Kane, Antonio Rodriguez-Nunez, Deyin D. Hsing, Deborah Franzon, et al. “Discordant identification of pediatric severe sepsis by research and clinical definitions in the SPROUT international point prevalence study..” Crit Care 19 (September 16, 2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-015-1055-x.

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Wong, Judith J. M., Ira M. Cheifetz, Chengsi Ong, Masakazu Nakao, and Jan Hau Lee. “Nutrition Support for Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgeries: A Narrative Review..” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 6, no. 3 (July 2015): 443–54. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150135115576929.

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Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Group, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury. “Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: consensus recommendations from the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 16, no. 5 (June 2015): 428–39. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000350.

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Tamburro, Robert F., Martin C. J. Kneyber, and Martin C. J. Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Group. “Pulmonary specific ancillary treatment for pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: proceedings from the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference..” In Pediatr Crit Care Med, 16:S61–72, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000434.

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Rimensberger, Peter C., Ira M. Cheifetz, and Ira M. Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Group. “Ventilatory support in children with pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: proceedings from the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 16, no. 5 Suppl 1 (June 2015): S51–60. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000433.

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Lehr, Carli J., David W. Zaas, Ira M. Cheifetz, and David A. Turner. “Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation: walking while waiting..” Chest 147, no. 5 (May 2015): 1213–18. https://doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-2188.

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