Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Clinical Outcomes and Risk of Recurrence.

@article{Saw2017SpontaneousCA,
  title={Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Clinical Outcomes and Risk of Recurrence.},
  author={Jacqueline Saw and Karin H. Humphries and Eve D. Aymong and Tara Leanne Sedlak and Roshan Prakash and Andrew Starovoytov and G. B. John Mancini},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={1148-1158}
}
BACKGROUND Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is underdiagnosed and an important cause of myocardial infarction (MI), especially in young women. Long-term cardiovascular outcomes, including recurrent SCAD, are inadequately reported. OBJECTIVES This study sought to describe the acute and long-term cardiovascular outcomes and assess the predictors of recurrent SCAD. METHODS Nonatherosclerotic SCAD patients were prospectively followed at Vancouver General Hospital systematically to… CONTINUE READING