Table 1.

Baseline Characteristics of 120 Patients With PASCAD

Variable*Patients, n (%)
Age, y, mean±SD (n=116)34±4
Age >30 y94 (81)
Age >35 y47 (40.5)
Family history of CAD (n=95)14 (15)
Smoking (n=96)12 (12.5)
Dyslipidemia (n=94)9 (10)
Hypertension (n=95)5 (5)
Diabetes mellitus (n=95)4 (4)
Preeclampsia/eclampsia (n=65)8 (12)
Hypercoagulability disorders (n=42)4 (9.5)
Connective tissue disorders (n=44)2 (4.5)
Illicit drug abuse (n=49)1 (2)
Use of hormonal therapy (n=38)7 (18.5)
  • CAD indicates coronary artery disease; and PASCAD, pregnancy-associated spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

  • * Numbers in parenthesis represent the number of patients for whom information was reported.