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Katherine Davis
Senior Writer
As a Senior Writer for TriMed Media Group, Katherine primarily focuses on producing news stories, Q&As and features for Cardiovascular Business. She reports on several facets of the cardiology industry, including emerging technology, new clinical trials and findings, and quality initiatives among providers. She is based out of TriMed's Chicago office and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Modern Healthcare, Crain's Chicago Business and The Detroit News. She joined TriMed in 2016.
 - heart section

According to some new research from the University of Pittsburgh, a physician could determine a woman’s risk for developing heart disease by their race and identifying where on their bodies they store fat.

 - Surgery

New research suggests that the incidence of myocardial ischemia (MI) after a major orthopedic surgery among patients with cardiac risk factors is more likely.

A new report out of the University of Colorado shows that U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they can open blocked arteries after a patient has a heart attack, reports ABC News.

 - AF Ablation

A new study assessing Medtronic’s cryoballoon catheter ablation device found significant cost savings as opposed to radiofrequency ablation, commonly used by cardiologists.

 - Sengupta Partho

West Virginia University has promoted one of its own to chief of cardiology in its heart and vascular institute in the college’s medical school.

 - Depression

Depressed patients with coronary artery disease are twice as likely to die compared to heart patients without depression, according to new research.

 - HeartandBrain

Physicians have long used cooling methods to help patients wake up after suffering a cardiac arrest, and researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark are exploring how to make the approach even more effective.

Biotechnology company Amgen has received priority review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its PCSK9 inhibitor, Repatha.

With recent research suggesting that strokes among younger people are becoming more prevalent, healthcare professionals are looking into why.

Swope Health Services in Kansas City, Kansas, which specializes in care for low-income and uninsured patients, has opened a new heart clinic, according to The Kansas City Star.