Table 3.

Comparison Between Patient Women With PASCAD and Nonpregnant Patients With SCAD

ParametersSaw et al104Tweet et al103PASCAD
No. of patients168189120
Diabetes mellitus, n (%)8 (5)4 (2)5 (4)
Hypertension, n (%)66 (39)42 (22)6 (5)
Smoking, n (%)21 (12.5)13 (15)15 (12.5)
Family history of coronary artery disease, n (%)49 (29)NA18 (15)
Dyslipidemia, n (%)52 (31)45 (24)12 (10)
Age, y52±943±1033±5
STEMI, n (%)43 (26)70 (37)83 (69)
LM, n (%)2 (1.2)8 (4)43 (36)
LAD, n (%)108 (64)115 (61)86 (72)
LCX, n (%)57 (34)47 (25)28 (23)
>1 vessel involvement, n (%)32 (19)28 (15)42 (35)
VT/VF, n (%)8 (5)0 (0)19 (16)
CABG surgery, n (%)5 (3)20 (1144 (37)
Shock, n (%)0 (0)1 (0.5)29 (24)
Mechanical support, n (%)2 (1.2)0 (0)34 (28)
Mortality, n (%)0 (0)1 (0.5)5 (4)
  • CABG indicates coronary artery bypass; LAD, left anterior descending; LCX, left circumflex artery; LM, left main; NA, not available; PASCAD, pregnancy-associated spontaneous coronary dissection; SCAD, spontaneous coronary artery dissection; STEMI, ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction; VF, ventricular fibrillation; and VT, ventricular tachycardia.