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SCAD Heart: Patient-Initiated Research in Action

SCAD Heart: Patient-Initiated Research in Action

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Blog, Coronary artery disease | 15 comments

SCAD Heart At age 38, after the birth of her second son, Katherine K. Leon had a heart attack. Atypical? Indeed. This young, physically fit woman had no risk factors associated with heart disease. She had a SCAD heart attack. A Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, SCAD is an extremely serious and often fatal condition. Here’s what happens. Coronary...

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