Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Section of Bioethics 2000-2010 Bibliography
Brockbank KGM, Swaja RE, Wueste DE, Sade RM. Resolving the shortage of organs for transplantation: ethics, science, and technology. J SC Med Assoc. In press.
Estrera AL, Ikonomidis S, Ikonomidis JS, Sade RM. Impending Loss of Insurance Coverage is an Indication to Proceed with Complex, Expensive Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. In press.
King P, Sade RM. Patient autonomy in surgery. Professionalism in Medicine: The Case-based Guide for Medical Students, Ed. John Spandorfer, Charles A. Pohl, Susan L. Rattner, and Thomas J. Nasca, New York:Cambridge University Press. 2010:34-36
Sade RM. Breaches of health information: are electronic records different from paper records? J Clin Ethics. 2010;21(1):39-41
Sade RM. Technical Skill and Informed Consent. Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:87-90. http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2010/02/ccas3-1002.html. Accessed February 1, 2010
Cerfolio RJ, Jacobs, JP, Sade RM. The ethics of transparency: publication of cardiothoracic surgical outcomes in the lay press. Ann Thorac Surg 2009;679-686
D’Amico TA, Krasna MJ, Sade RM. No heroic measures—how soon is too soon to stop? Ann Thorac Surg 2009;87:11-18
DiMaio JM, Salerno TA, Bernstein R, Araujo K, Ricci M, Sade RM. Ethical obligation of surgeons to non-compliant patients: Can a surgeon refuse to operate on an intravenous drug-abusing patient with recurrent aortic valve prosthesis infection? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1):1-8
Goodman JC, Gorman L, Herrick D, Sade RM. Health Care Reform: Do Other Countries Have the Answers? National Center for Policy Analysis. Available at http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/sp_Do_Other_Countries_Have_the_Answers.pdf. Accessed May 7, 2009
Hippen B, Ross LF, Sade RM. Saving lives is more important than abstract moral concerns: financial incentives should be use to increase organ donation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009;88:1053-61
Mack MJ, Sade RM, for the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Relations Between Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Industry. Ann Thorac Surg 2009 May;87(5):1334-6
Mack MJ, Sade RM, for the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Relations Between Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Industry. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 May;137(5):1047-9
Sade RM. Breaches of health information: are electronic records different from paper records? J Clin Ethics. In Press
Sade RM. Commentary on Case Study #3. Virtual Mentor. In Press
Sade RM. Dangerous Liaisons? Industry Relations with Health Professionals. J Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2009;37(3):398-400
Bostick A, Levine MA, Sade RM. Ethical obligations of physicians participating in public health quarantine and isolation measures. Public Health Reports 2008 (Jan-Feb);123(1):3-8
Dresler C, Cherry M, Sade RM. Should smoking tobacco products in public places be legally banned? Ann Thorac Surg 2008;86:699-707
Sade RM and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Broadcast of surgical procedures as a teaching instrument in cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surgery 2008;86:357-361
Sade RM and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Broadcast of surgical procedures as a teaching instrument in cardiothoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136(2):273-277
Sade RM. Foundational ethics of the health care system: the moral and practical superiority of free market reforms. J Med Philos 2008;33(5):461-97
Sade RM. Religions and cultures of East and West: perspectives on bioethics. J Law Med Ethics. 2008, Spring;36(1):7-9
Sade RM. What benefits all. In Parker A. Presidential priorities: What values should commander-in-chief hold most dear? The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) July 20, 2008: E3
Black L, Sade RM. Lethal injection and physicians: state law vs medical ethics. JAMA 2007;298(23):2779-2781
Himmelstein D, Goodman J, Sade RM. Our health care system at the crossroads: single payer or market reform? Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1435-1446
Iserson KV, Cerfolio RJ, Sade RM. Politely refuse the pen and note pad: gifts from industry to physicians harm patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84(4);1077-1084
Oberheu K, Jones J, Sade RM. A surgeon operates on his son: wisdom or hubris? Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:723-728
Sade RM. A national survey of physician-industry relationships. N Engl J Med 2007;356:
Sade RM. Confidentiality of medical information after death. JAMA 2007;297(23):2585
Sade RM. Ethical foundations of health care system reform. Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1429-1431
Sade RM. Health care disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations. J SC Med Assoc 2007;103:16-17
Sade RM. On moralizing and hidden agendas. Am J Bioethics. 2007:7(9):42-43
Sade RM. Reflections on emerging technologies at the centennial of organ transplantation. J Law Med & Ethics 2007;35(2):235-237
Block MI, Khitin LM, Sade RM. Ethical process in publication of human research. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;82(1):6-11
Bostick NA, Benjamin R, McMahan J, Sade RM. Withholding information from patients. J Clin Ethics. 2006;17(4):
Bostick NA, Levine MA, Sade RM. The use of quarantine and isolation as public health interventions. Public Health Reports. In press.
Sade RM, Blum E. Ethics Forum: Pay-for-performance programs stir controversy: Is pay-for-performance a viable way to improve patient care and safety? Am Med News. 2006 Nov 6
Sade RM. "Surgical research or comic opera" redux. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Oct;82(4):1173-4
Morreim H, Mack MJ, Sade RM. Surgical innovation: too risky to remain unregulated? Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Dec;82(6):1957-6
Sade RM. Defining the beginning and the end of human life: implications for ethics, policy, and law. J Law Med & Ethics. 2006;34(1):6-7.
Sade RM. Health care disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations. The Scribe. 2006;28:2-3
Sade RM. The primary obligation of physicians should be to their patients, not to society. J So Carolina Med Assoc 2006;102(3):81-83
Sade, RM. Reports of clinical trials: ethical aspects. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006;132(2):245-6
Taub S, Stewart D, Sade RM. Transplantation of organs from living donors. JAMA. In press
Vida V, Stellin G, Sade RM. Aldo R. Castaneda. Cardiology in the Young. June, 2006. 2006;16(3):221-8
Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Naunheim K, Sade R. Should surgical errors always be disclosed to the patient? Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(2):399-408
McCarthy P, Lamm R, Sade R. Medical ethics collides with public policy: LVAD for a patient with leukemia. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(3:793-798
Nallamothu B, Eagle K, Ferraris V, Sade R. Should coronary artery bypass grafting be regionalized? Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 (Nov);80(5):1572-81
Reynolds S, Cooper AB, McKneally M. Withdrawing life-sustaining treatment: Ethical considerations. Thorac Surg Clin 2005;15:469-480.
Sade RM. All we do not know. New Horizons in Cardiothoracic Surgery. http://www.ctsnet.org/sections/residents/newhorizons/article-7.html Accessed November 16, 2005
Sade RM. Practical reasons to review cases of plaintiffs. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005;80:381
Sade RM. The third option. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79(3):1092-92
Sade RM. Ethical issues in Thoracic Surgery. Thorac Surg Clin 2005;15:xi-xiii
Sade RM. Transplantation at 100 years: Alexis Carrel, 1905. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(6):2415-18
Dickey J, Ungerleider RM, Coselli JS, Conklin LD, Sade RM. The surgeon’s work in transition: should surgeons spend more time outside the hospital? Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:11-45-51
Kouchoukos NT, Cohn LH, Sade RM. Are Surgeons Ethically Obligated to Refer Patients to Other Surgeons Who Achieve Better Results? Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77:757-60
McKneally MF, Ignagni E, Martin DK, D'Cruz J. The leap to trust: Perspective of cholecystectomy patients on informed decision-making and consent. J Am Coll Surg. July 2004;199(1):51-57.
Sade RM. Evolution, prevention and responses to aggressive behavior and violence. J Law, Med Ethics 2004;32(1):8-17
Taub S, Morin K, Spillman M, Sade RM. Managing familial risk in genetic testing. Genetic Testing 2004;8(3):356-59
Taub S, Morin K, Spillman M, Sade RM. Safeguards in the use of DNA databanks in genomic research. Genetics in Medicine 2004;6(6):526-29
McKneally MF, Sade RM. The Prisoner Dilemma: Should convicted felons have the same access to heart transplantation as ordinary citizens? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003;125:451-453.
Sade RM. Assessing initiatives to increase organ donation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, 2003;Serial No. 108-36:51-54
Sade RM. Publication of unethical research studies: the importance of informed consent. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:325-328.
Sade RM. Complementary and alternative medicine: foundations, ethics, and law. J Law, Med Ethics 2003;31(2):183-90
Sade RM. Why illegal aliens get a place in line: Duke case involved a serious medical error, not a transplant policy violation. Modern Healthcare 2003;(March 31):16
Taub S, Maixner A, Morin K, Sade RM. Cadaveric organ donation: encouraging the study of motivation. Transplantation 2003;76:748-51
Bondeson WB, Jones JW. Introduction to the Ethics of Managed Care. In The Ethics of Managed Care: Professional Integrity and Patient Rights, eds. Bondison WB, Jones JW. pp 9-12, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2002.
Gill M, Sade RM. Payment for Kidneys: The Case for Repealing Prohibition. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 2002;12(1):17-46
Reprinted in: Levine C (ed). Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues , Tenth Edition. McGraw-Hill/Dushkin. 2003
Morin K, Rakatansky H, Riddick FA Jr, Morse LJ, O’Bannon JM 3rd, Goldrich MS, Ray P, Weiss M, Sade RM, Spillman MA. Managing conflicts of interest in the conduct of clinical trials. JAMA 2002;287 (1):78-84.
Sade RM, McKneally MF, Guinn DE. Witnessing death, preserving life: An ethical dilemma (hypothetical case); Witnessing death as lifesaving treatment is withheld; Honor the patient's wishes; Editorial comment on McKneally's and Guinn's discussions. Ann Thorac Surg 2002;74:1429-1433.
Sade RM, McKneally M. Responsibilities of investigators. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002;123:837-838 and Ann Thorac Surg 2002;73:13646-1365.
Sade RM. Profits and professionalism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002;123:403-5.
Sade RM. Research on stored biological samples is still research. Arch Int Med 2002;162(13):1439-40
Sade RM. HIV/AIDS as an epidemic: ethical issues at the 20th anniversary. Health Care Anal 2002;10(1):1-4
Sade RM. Medicine and morals, managed care and markets. In Bondeson WB and Jones JW, ed., The Ethics of Managed Care: Professional Integrity and Patient Rights. Med Philosophy Book Series. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2002; 76:55-74
Sade RM, Kay N, Pitzer S, Drake P, Baliga P, Haines S. Increasing organ donation: a successful new concept. Transplantation 2002;74:1142-46
Lipman AJ, Sade RM, Glotzbach AL, Lancaster CJ, Marshall MF. The incremental value of internet-based instruction in ethics: a prospective randomized study. Academ Med 2001;76(10):72-6.
Sade RM, Morin K. Principles of medical ethics: The proposed revision of 2001. J So Carolina Med Assoc 2001;97(2):72-5.
Sade RM. Autonomy and beneficence in an information age. Health Care Analysis 2001;9(3):247-54
Sade RM. Deceiving insurance companies: New expression of an ancient tradition. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:1449-53.
Sanderson RG. Ethical and legal concerns in relationships with cardiologists. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:3-5.
Arnold J, Sade RM. Treating Pain: New Guidelines for Using Controlled Substances. J So Carolina Med Assoc 2000;96(3):105-10
Sade RM, Williams TH, Perlman DJ, Haney CL, Stroud M. Ethics gap in surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:326-9.