SCAD Alliance News and Information

The Heart of Becky Pomerleau

Each case of SCAD is noteworthy. As an unsuspecting patient struck by SCAD, every survivor pushes through remarkable stressors during his or her recovery journey. ...


Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute


Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia Canadian Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) Study

United Kingdom/European Union

NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit SCAD – Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – Study

Connect for Support

SCAD Warrior App:   The SCAD Warrior App is the only SCAD-specific App available to help patients as they recover from SCAD. You'll find scientific ...

Other Reference Sites

PubMed Medline Plus U.S. National Library of Medicine Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary on Medline Plus Drug, Supplement and Herbal Information on Medline Plus

Associated Conditions

For information on other rare diseases that may also affect SCAD patients, see the following resources: Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type IV Loeys-Dietz ...

Videos & Downloads

View, Download & Share Ask the Experts webinar series on YouTube SCAD Warrior App The Vital Role of the Emergency Department in Improving Outcomes of ...

Breathing and Relaxation Audio Files

Provided by Dr. Sumner PMR-16-group PMR-8-Group PMR-4-Group Diaphragmatic-breathing

SCAD Alliance perspective on AHA statement

In response to the American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) in Women, SCAD Alliance issued the following news brief:  "In validating ...

Seeing is believing on #GivingTuesday

Today, #GivingTuesday 2015, SCAD Alliance is proud to announce that funds raised are designated to support our exhibit at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual ...

New psychosocial research to benefit survivors

Motivated by her personal journey as a SCAD survivor, SCAD Alliance board member Tina Pittman Wagers, M.S.W., Psy.D., is leading a research study of the ...