International Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) "iSCAD" Registry

ID#: NCT04496687

Age: 18 years - 66+

Gender: All

Healthy Subjects: No

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Start Date: March 08, 2019

End Date: December 31, 2022

Contact Information:
Esther Kim, MD
(877) 999-7484
Summary: The aim of "iSCAD," the International Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) Registry, is to serve as an internationally collaborative, multicenter registry coordinated by an experienced and centralized coordinating center in an effort to increase the pace of participant recruitment, and thereby increase statistical power of studies related to SCAD. The ultimate goal of iSCAD Registry is to facilitate the development of best practices and clinical guidelines for preventing SCAD or its recurrence. This observational study will be prospective and retrospective in its recruitment and will collect clinical information to better understand the natural history and prognosis for SCAD.

Inclusion Criteria: Participants with a new diagnosis of SCAD or a history of confirmed or suspected SCAD will be prospectively recruited from either:

1. Inpatient wards of the enrolling medical centers during the acute presentation of SCAD, or

2. Outpatient cardiovascular clinics of enrolling medical centers. Participants must be:

- 18 years of age or older

- Diagnosis of SCAD or history of SCAD based on coronary angiography, either catheter-based or coronary CTA

- Suspected SCAD by coronary angiography

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Coronary dissection in association with atherosclerosis or as a result of iatrogenic injury

2. Inability to provide informed consent

3. Inability to complete study-related patient questionnaires

4. Inability to understand and complete patient questionnaires independently