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2020 Jun 04

Neth Heart J

Psychological and clinical characteristics of female patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection.


Smaardijk VR, Mommersteeg PMC, Kop WJ, Adlam D, Maas AHEM
Neth Heart J. 2020 Jun 04.
PMID: 32500434.


Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as a cause of myocardial infarction, but psychological characteristics of patients with SCAD have not yet been extensively investigated. We assessed the prevalence of a broad range of psychological and clinical factors, and their inter-relationships in patients with a history of SCAD. Furthermore, we investigated whether specific clusters of patients with SCAD can be identified.