February 13th, 2013

Research Begins At The Mayo Clinic On Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

By Logan Lafferty

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have been prompted to begin the first major study of a condition called "SCAD," after a group of SCAD survivors from an online community reached out to the clinic for help…Sharonne Hays, MD of the Mayo Clinic tells CBS News,"About 70% of the cases or greater are women and of these women, 30% are in the few weeks to months after giving birth."

 

WUSA by Natalie Micale

Tags: Community, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Mayo Clinic, Research, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, WUSA

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