Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Updated SCAD Review Published

August 30, 2020

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – JACC State-of-the-Art Review was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Click the above link to see an abstract of the review. The full 25 page review, which provides a clinical update on the diagnosis and management of SCAD patients, is available by subscription or to […]

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Seal of Transparency – 98% of Our Revenue to Research

Seal of Transparency 98% of Our Revenue to Research We recently received Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency, their highest level of recognition. Click SRI Guidestar to review our profile. Guidestar is the largest source of nonprofit information and has collected results information from more than 13,000 nonprofits. In 2019, 98% of our revenue supported research! […]

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New Voices of SCAD Video – Amy’s Story

August 29, 2020

Two years ago, Amy suffered a heart attack. When she arrived at the hospital, she was asked if she had a will and a power of attorney. As part of our Voices of SCAD series, Amy talks about her two SCAD heart attacks at age 33. Thank you, Amy, for candidly sharing your story and […]

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North Carolina, Minnesota, West Coast (CA), National (IL) and Lehigh Valley (PA) 5K SCADaddles Postponed Until 2021

July 15, 2020

Due to the continuing Covid 19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Minnesota SCADaddle (Sept 26), North Carolina SCADaddle (Sept. 26), West Coast SCADaddle (Oct. 3) and National SCADaddle (Oct. 17) until 2021. Emails to current registrants were recently sent out. Lehigh Valley SCADaddle will be part of our expanded […]

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Three New Voices of SCAD Videos

July 7, 2020

Check out these three new Voices of SCAD videos recently published on our YouTube Channel. Deb had a SCAD heart attack at her grandmother’s funeral and Kelly had her first SCAD while sitting on the couch and her second while making eggs for her son. Stephanie had her heart attack at age 28; she was […]

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Newly Resigned SCAD Brochures Designed for Different Audiences

June 30, 2020

We are excited about our redesigned brochures to help raise awareness about SCAD. You can find these brochures designed for the general public, medical professionals or EMTs on our SCAD Awareness Brochures webpage, which is located on our website’s What is SCAD section. We hope you will print these two-sided brochures and share them with […]

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New Genetic Research Results on SCAD

May 28, 2020

Funded primarily by SCAD Research, Inc., the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Team conducted a genome-wide association study comparing 5 million genetic markers in 667 women with SCAD and 1817 women without SCAD. The research discovered five markers and associated candidate genes linked to SCAD risk, providing a new focus for ongoing basic and clinical research. […]

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Presenting Mayo Clinic COVID-19 & SCAD Video

May 10, 2020

Thank you Dr. Sharonne Hayes & Dr. Marysia Tweet from the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Team for creating this informative video for SCAD Research, Inc. We know this video will help address SCAD survivors, their supporters and SCAD Angels families concerns about COVID-19. We are sure you will find their video Mayo Clinic & SCAD […]

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Study on Revascularization for SCAD

May 9, 2020

In a new study Long-term Outcome After Emergency Revascularization for SCAD funded by SCAD Research, Inc., researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) compared the long-term outcomes of 55 patients with revascularization (including attempted) at initial angiogram with 63 non-revascularized patients at initial angiogram. The findings were presented by Dr. Christina Thaler, a researcher […]

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Analysis of PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, & Resiliency of SCAD Survivors

May 8, 2020

The Mayo Clinic SCAD Research team’s study and findings on the impact of SCAD on a survivors’ mental health were recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. A largely unexplored subject, members of the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research team assessed the prevalence and severity of psychiatric symptoms after SCAD. In this article, […]

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