SCAD Alliance News and Information

Exhibit Well Attended by ER Docs at #AAEM15

Emergency physicians at #AAEM15 took a serious look at SCAD and asked many questions to better understand their role in heading off heart attack or ...

Successful exhibit at NIH for Rare Disease Day

On February 27, 2015, SCAD Alliance participated in global Rare Disease Day by exhibiting at NIH for the third consecutive year. In addition to meeting ...

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection—A review

Yip and Saw, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy 2015;5(1):37-48 Read More

Learn the Signs of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

E. Kim, Heart Advisor, January 2015 Read More

SCAD Alliance releases “Stop SCAD, Save a Heart” infographic

In recognition of National Wear Red Day with The Heart Truth and Go Red For Women on Feb. 6, 2015, SCAD Alliance has created "Stop ...

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) Patient Page

Saw, et al. Circulation. 2015;131:e3-e5 Read More

Huffington Post profiles SCAD survivor and author Deborah Daw Heffernan

Deborah Daw Heffernan, a survivor of a heart attack caused by the rare disorder spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), is profiled on Huffington Post in ...

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – Revascularization Versus Conservative Therapy

Tweet, Hayes, et al. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014; 7: 777-786 Read More

“Stop The Heartbreak” video released As part of its mission to raise awareness about spontaneous coronary artery dissection, SCAD Alliance has released "Stop the Heartbreak," a video that describes ...

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD): New Insights into This Not-So-Rare Condition

Sharonne N. Hayes (2014), Texas Heart Institute Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 295-298 Read More

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – From Diagnosis to Management

Circulation Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, (Circ J 2014; 78: 2099–21) Read More

Coronary Artery Tortuosity in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Angiographic Characteristics and Clinical Implications

Elied, Guddeti, Tweet et al. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions Read More