Malissa J. Wood, MD is co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. In this video, Dr. Wood discusses the iSCAD Registry, which develops and maintains an independent, multi-center data repository to advance the pace and breadth of SCAD research around the world. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare condition and occurs when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart.
The coordinating center of iSCAD Registry is PERFUSE, an academic research organization under the direction of Dr. C. Michael Gibson. PERFUSE is well-known for its expertise in coordinating international multi-center clinical trials and also is a well-respected and experienced angiographic core lab. The iSCAD Registry is funded by SCAD Alliance.