Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Archives for January, 2012

Women’s stories highlight reason to be aware of heart health

January 31, 2012

The first time Carrie Votypka went to the emergency room she was told it was her gallbladder.  Carrie survived two heart attacks just weeks after giving birth to her son.  She later learned at Mayo Clinic her heart attacks were caused by SCAD. Read more at KCTV 5 News

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New Mom Suffers Heart Scare [Video]

January 30, 2012

Just five days after giving birth to her third child, Connie Ricklefs suffered a SCAD. Connie, her husband and her cardiologist, Doctor Michael Gibson talk about SCAD. Watch video at fox4kc.com

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