SCAD Alliance https://www.scadalliance.org/ SCAD changes lives. Hope is here. Thu, 24 Feb 2022 04:08:24 +0000 en hourly 1 210570681 Reproductive health and SCAD https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/reproductive-health-and-scad/ Sun, 14 Mar 2021 05:37:07 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2947 Watch this panel on women’s reproductive health and SCAD to understand what we know about the role hormones may play in SCAD. The doctors reviewed recommendations regarding contraception, pregnancy, and menopause symptom management. Most important, they offered sound advice gained through their personal experience helping SCAD patients. Two-time SCAD survivor and SCAD Alliance board member Rebecca…

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Heart Month — Why SCAD clinical trials are so important https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/heart-month-why-scad-clinical-trials-are-so-important/ Sat, 06 Feb 2021 21:05:54 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2942 Our Heart Month “Ask the Experts” February 5 addresses the importance of clinical studies and women’s cardiovascular research. Listen through this link: https://youtu.be/YzPy3kg2d5E Special guests are all iSCAD Registry principal investigators (PI): Dr. Heather Gornik, University Hospitals — Cleveland Dr. Gretchen Wells, University of Kentucky Dr. Esther Kim, Vanderbilt University Meet the Panelists Dr. Heather…

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End-of-Year Ask the Experts Round Up https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/end-of-year-ask-the-experts-round-up/ Sat, 12 Dec 2020 03:57:51 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2937 Is SCAD heart disease? Can I ride a roller coaster? In the past six months, SCAD Alliance has solicited survivors’ questions to be reviewed and answered by an expert panel during our monthly webinars. Today, we close out the year by answering some unique questions and recapping some of the hot topics survivors care about.…

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The Power of One: SCAD Advocacy https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/the-power-of-one-scad-advocacy/ Wed, 11 Nov 2020 03:41:05 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2924 The Ask the Experts panel will discuss advocacy and how it can play an important role in your healing and help raise awareness of SCAD at the same time. Use this link to join us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he88JXwHvrw&t=1415s   Katie Adams survived SCAD in 2017 following the delivery of her 4th child. She also has carotid dissection (2008) and a…

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Answering your vascular and FMD questions… https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/answering-your-vascular-and-fmd-questions/ Sat, 10 Oct 2020 01:54:38 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2918 Patients submitted a range of questions for our Ask the Experts panel related to imaging, fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), aneurysms, and dissections. Watch the video here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235553100 SCAD Alliance thanks our wonderful experts who hosted the panel: Dr. Esther Kim, is a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist with an interest in uncommon arterial disorders including spontaneous coronary…

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SCAD in the ER on Ask the Experts https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/scad-in-the-er-on-ask-the-experts/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:00:03 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2906 GREAT ADVICE FOR EVERY WOMAN. Dr. Alyson McGregor, Dr. Basmah Safdar, Dr. Sahar Naderi and SCAD Alliance Co-founder/Board Chair Katherine Leon discuss the difficult issues SCAD patients face in the Emergency Department, both when initially diagnosed and with any ongoing chest pain during the recovery phase. Here is the recording for you to view and…

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Genetics on Ask the Experts–A Conversation Hosted by SCAD Alliance https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/genetics-on-ask-the-experts-a-conversation-hosted-by-scad-alliance/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 22:30:47 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2729 In August, Ask the Experts covered SCAD and genetics. Our amazing volunteer panelists — Dr. Mark Lindsay, Dr. Amy Kontorovich, and Dr. Stan Henkin — were led by SCAD survivor and Board Member Rebecca Freeman. Access the recording through this link: SCAD and Genetics SCAD Alliance is very grateful to our panel for contributing their…

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Learn the latest on post-SCAD physical activity and cardiac rehab https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/learn-the-latest-on-post-scad-physical-activity-and-cardiac-rehab/ Sun, 02 Aug 2020 03:52:29 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2680 SCAD Alliance hosted our second “Ask the Experts” webinar to discuss post-SCAD physical activity and cardiac rehabilitation on Friday, July 10th, 2020. Access the webinar through our list of Ask the Experts recordings on our YouTube channel. Rebecca Freeman, MS, MPH, a two-time SCAD survivor, mom of two, and pediatric physician assistant, moderated the panel.…

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SCAD Alliance launches new educational program “Ask the Experts” https://www.scadalliance.org/latest-news/new-educational-program-ask-the-experts/ Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:09:21 +0000 https://www.scadalliance.org/?p=2605 Our new educational series, “Ask the Experts — A Conversation Hosted by SCAD Alliance” began Friday, June 5th at 4 p.m. ET. Listen now by clicking on this link to access the SCAD Alliance YouTube channel. The purpose of this new monthly Ask the Experts series is to offer support and information to survivors and…

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iSCAD Registry https://www.scadalliance.org/clinical-studies/united-states/ Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:21:05 +0000 http://dev.scadalliance.org/?p=864 A collaborative approach to SCAD research The mission of iSCAD Registry is to develop and maintain an independent, multi-center data repository to advance the pace and breadth of SCAD research around the world, toward the common goals of improving patient diagnosis and outcomes, and to accelerate scientific discovery. The coordinating center of iSCAD Registry is…

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