The December 21, 2017, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) features SCAD and explores what clinicians consider in making the SCAD diagnosis. Congratulations to Dr. Malissa Wood, Dr. Mark Lindsay and the entire SCAD research team at Massachusetts General Hospital on publishing this important work. To read the case record, click below (subscription required).
After Hess’s second heart attack, it became clear that this was not a postpartum complication — she was diagnosed with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, or SCAD. Read the entire article: Why Heart Attacks Are Striking Healthy Young WomenRead More