Research

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), hereditary conditions (medical geneticists) and others research genetics, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). You may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

Doctors use new and innovative methods to research spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). For example, researchers coordinated and currently use the Mayo Clinic SCAD Registry and a DNA and plasma biobank to study patient data and learn more about SCAD. Researchers use these methods to study the causes, genetic mutations and most appropriate treatments of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

Read more about Mayo Clinic research in spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

Publications

See a list of publications on spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

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References
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  2. Hayes SN. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD): New insights into this not-so-rare condition. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2014;41:295.
  3. Yip A, et al. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A review. Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy. 2015;5:37.
  4. Saw J, et al. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). Circulation. 2015;131:e3.
  5. Goel K, et al. Familial spontaneous coronary artery dissection: Evidence for genetic susceptibility. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015;175:821.
  6. Tweet MS, et al. Multimodality imaging for spontaneous coronary artery dissection in women. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016;9:436.
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  10. What is cardiac CT? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/ct. Accessed April 29, 2016.
  11. What is a stent? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/stents. Accessed April 29, 2016.
  12. What is coronary artery bypass grafting? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cabg. Accessed April 29, 2016.
  13. What is cardiac rehabilitation? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/rehab. Accessed April 29, 2016.
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  16. Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  17. AskMayoExpert. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD): Chronic treatment. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  18. AskMayoExpert. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD): Long-term follow-up. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  19. AskMayoExpert. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD): Pregnancy and contraception precautions. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
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