Ethical Obligation of Surgeons to Noncompliant Patients: Can a Surgeon Refuse to Operate on an Intravenous Drug-Abusing Patient With Recurrent Aortic Valve Prosthesis Infection?

J. Michael DiMaio, Tomas A. Salerno, Ron Bernstein, Katia Araujo, Marco Ricci, Robert M. Sade

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23 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume88
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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