Spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

@article{Almeda2004SpontaneousCA,
  title={Spontaneous coronary artery dissection.},
  author={Francis Q. Almeda and Sameer Barkatullah and Clifford J. Kavinsky},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={
          377-80
        }
}
  • Francis Q. Almeda, Sameer Barkatullah, Clifford J. Kavinsky
  • Published in Clinical cardiology 2004
  • Medicine
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an unusual cause of acute myocardial ischemia with complex pathophysiology. This paper reviews the major diagnostic and therapeutic issues of this rare but important disease. The diagnosis of SCAD should be strongly considered in any patient who presents with symptoms suggestive of acute myocardial ischemia, particularly in young subjects without traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease (especially in young women during the peripartum… CONTINUE READING

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