SCAD Alliance News and Information

Dr. Esther Kim presents SCAD at Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Dr. Esther Kim spoke at the Saint Luke's Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center in Kansas City, MO, to a ...

NEJM features Massachusetts General Hospital SCAD team

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. ...

NBC News Publishes Article on SCAD Survivor

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 ...

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