• At issue: Challenges of managing SCAD, which predominantly affects women

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a life-altering event that predominantly affects women, but there is little consensus about how to best diagnose and treat it.
    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a tear inside a coronary artery caused by the artery's inner layers separating from its outer layers, and it can lead to MI, arrhythmia or sudden death, according to Mayo Clinic's website.
    The condition most often occurs in women aged in their 40s and 50s who in many cases do not have any known CV risk factors, but can occur in men and in people of any age. Symptoms
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