SCAD Alliance News and Information

SCAD Alliance issues Emergency Medicine White Paper to aid patient care

The critical point in the care of most SCAD patients occurs at the emergency department, where they are either assessed or sent home without a ...

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in the Emergency Department

Shafer and Gonzales, May 14, 2015, Read More

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: novel insights on diagnosis and management

Fernando Alfonso, et al. Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, 2015;5(2):133-140 Read More

Familial Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – Evidence for Genetic Susceptibility

(Mayo Clinic announcement with video) Goel, Tweet, Hayes et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2015; 175(5):821-826 Read More

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Don’t Miss It

Robert D. Simari, MD; Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, MedScape (video) March 4, 2014 Read More

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 ...