Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) – An Important Cause of Heart Attacks in the Young

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  • Lectures
    1 Video
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    65 students

What you'll learn

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon occurrence and potentially dangerous cause of heart failure which occurs spontaneously. It’s essential to recognize the symptoms early and promptly to avoid complications. read more »»

This is more common in younger individuals and one of the significant causes of a heart attack. Do you know it also occurs in pregnant women? How dangerous is it in pregnant women and younger individuals? How to diagnose and treat them? Current data indicates it can trigger heart attack to about 35% and is becoming challenging for cardiologists to diagnose earlier. Learn all these in this expert speaker course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Physicians in Primary Care
  • Physicians in Family Practice
  • Physicians in Cardiology
  • Physicians in Internal Medicine
  • Physicians in Nephrology
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician’s Assistants

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • What is SCAD?
  • Etiology and pathophysiology
  • Prevalence, diagnosis
  • Management of SCAD.”


Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield York Hospital, UK


Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield York Hospital, UK

For: intermediates

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