Heart Institute scene of Wechsler lecture

Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler, left, professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the Drexel University College of Medicine, poses with Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., the Jo Allison and Eddie Smith Distinguished Chair and director of the East Carolina Heart Institute at East Carolina University, on Nov. 2 at the heart institute. Wechsler delivered the 10th annual Wil Camp Sealy Lecture at the institute.  The yearly lecture honors Sealy, who developed surgical electrophysiology. His work became the basic knowledge used to treat cardiac arrhythmias, either surgically or by catheter-based techniques. Wechsler spoke about surgical ventricular reconstruction. (Contributed photo)

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