The Intermountain Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Research Group is a partnership between clinicians and researchers with a special interest in this rare condition that causes heart attack.
SCAD affects a population of patients that are not typically considered at risk of heart attack, including young women of child-bearing age and both male and female athletes.
The research group maintains and builds a SCAD registry that tracks patient characteristics, genetic information, and clinical outcomes for patients with this rare and challenging diagnosis. The goal of the registry is to work with other centers with an interest in this condition and establish clear treatment guidelines.
The group also offers specialty care for patients and their families who live in the Intermountain West and beyond, including the latest and most advanced tests. We also provide patients the opportunity to participate in our research registry, which will help us better understand the causes of this condition and refine our current treatment strategies.
Link to Intermountain's patient education on SCAD to learn more about this condition and the treatments we provide.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is a rare condition that causes a heart attack in athletes and women of child-bearing age.
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