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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

Cheifetz, I. M., D. A. Turner, and K. J. Rehder. “Setting the ventilator in the PICU.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 1127–42, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_43.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Cardiorespiratory interactions: the relationship between mechanical ventilation and hemodynamics..” Respir Care 59, no. 12 (December 2014): 1937–45. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.03486.

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Al-Subu, Awni, Ira Cheifetz, Andrew Lodge, Christoph Hornik, and George Ofori-Amanfo. “CORRELATION BETWEEN INVASIVE AND NON-INVASIVE CARDIAC OUTPUT ASSESSMENT IN HEART TRANSPLANT PATIENTS.” Critical Care Medicine 42, no. 12 (December 1, 2014).

Scholars@Duke

Al-Subu, Awni M., Kyle J. Rehder, Ira M. Cheifetz, and David A. Turner. “Non invasive monitoring in mechanically ventilated pediatric patients..” Expert Rev Respir Med 8, no. 6 (December 2014): 693–702. https://doi.org/10.1586/17476348.2014.948856.

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Zimmerman, Kanecia, Julie Autmizguine, Ira Cheifetz, Peter Rycus, and Kevin Watt. “REDEFINING FUNGUS IN ECMO: INFECTION AND COLONIZATION DO NOT DIFFER.” Critical Care Medicine 42, no. 12 (December 1, 2014).

Scholars@Duke

Al-Subu, Awni, Gregory Fleming, Christoph Honrik, Edmund Jooste, Ira Cheifetz, Jennifer Turi, Kevin Hill, and George Ofori-Amanfo. “VOLUMETRIC CAPNOGRAPHY IN THE ASSESSMENT OF HEMODYNAMIC STATUS IN INFANTS WITH CARDIAC DISEASE.” Critical Care Medicine 42, no. 12 (December 1, 2014).

Scholars@Duke

Weiss, Scott L., Natalie Z. Cvijanovich, Geoffrey L. Allen, Neal J. Thomas, Robert J. Freishtat, Nick Anas, Keith Meyer, et al. “Differential expression of the nuclear-encoded mitochondrial transcriptome in pediatric septic shock..” Crit Care 18, no. 6 (November 19, 2014). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-014-0623-9.

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Lee, Jan Hau, M Louise Markert, Christoph P. Hornik, Elizabeth A. McCarthy, Stephanie E. Gupton, Ira M. Cheifetz, and David A. Turner. “Clinical course and outcome predictors of critically ill infants with complete DiGeorge anomaly following thymus transplantation..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 15, no. 7 (September 2014): e321–26. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000219.

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Turner, David A., Kyle J. Rehder, Desiree Bonadonna, Alice Gray, Shu Lin, David Zaas, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Ambulatory ECMO as a bridge to lung transplant in a previously well pediatric patient with ARDS..” Pediatrics 134, no. 2 (August 2014): e583–85. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-3435.

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Rehder, Kyle J., Ira M. Cheifetz, and David A. Turner. “The authors reply..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 15, no. 6 (July 2014): 576–77. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000141.

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