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Abstract Background Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an increasingly recognized cause of myocardial infarction (MI) that most frequently affects women. The characteristics of...

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In a new study that followed patients for 3 years, long-term mortality and de novo recurrent spontaneous coronary artery dissection rates were much lower...

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    The rate of de novo recurrent spontaneous coronary artery dissection may be much lower than previously reported, according to results of a prospective cohort study that followed patients for 3 years. #SCAD #CardioTwitter https://t.co/BalQVQPcOE - view on twitter

The American College of Cardiology, a 49,000-member nonprofit medical society, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered...

Journal List HHS Author Manuscripts PMC5957076 J Am Coll Cardiol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 May 17.Published in final edited form...