Raise money for SCAD RESEARCH INC
Our mission is to raise funds to support the most promising Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) research and to ultimately bring awareness, dissemination of knowledge and research findings to the bedside of patients with SCAD.
What is SCAD?
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon and poorly understood type of a heart attack, which sometimes leads to an abrupt death. It occurs without warning when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart.
SCAD often impacts younger, healthy individuals who do not have the typical risk factors for heart disease. The average age of a SCAD patient is approximately 42 years old and up to 80% of those experiencing SCAD are women.
Research to Answer "Why"
Research so far has shown those who experience a SCAD are typically…
- Young with an average age of 42; occurring in people as young as early 20’s
- Healthy typically with no known risk factors or underlying condition
- Eighty percent more common in women than men – 20% of SCAD cases in women occur near the time of childbirth
…and we don’t know WHY
Since SCAD is little known and poorly understood, research as to the causes and best treatment options is needed.
|Apr 09||For Devra||$39.46|
|Mar 30||Roxanne Ahlgren Bijold||Undisclosed amount|
|Mar 21||Matt & Michelle||$107.98|
|Mar 15||Rebecca Spithill||$27.69|
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|Mar 01||In honor and memory of Herman Panstingel.||$107.98|
|Mar 01||Daniel Griffith||$107.98|