Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in women: What is known and what is yet to be understood

Marysia S. Tweet, Susan N. Kok, Sharonne N. Hayes

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Abstract

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a nonatherosclerotic etiology of acute coronary syndrome, including sudden cardiac death, which frequently affects younger women. This review highlights contemporary knowledge regarding spontaneous coronary artery dissection demographics, prevalence, diagnosis, presentation, and associated conditions and risks, inpatient treatment, major adverse clinical events, and outpatient management decisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-210
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Cardiology
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018

Keywords

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Pregnancy
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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