Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood Jr. and cardiovascular physicians and staff accepted recognition Jan. 14 for being part of the first heart center in the Carolinas and Tennessee to install and use an advanced piece of imaging equipment.

Representatives from Siemens healthcare presented a plaque to Chitwood recognizing the East Carolina Heart Institute’s installation of the Artis zeego, a robotic imaging system made by Siemens that allows greater flexibility and image clarity for physicians treating patients with heart valve disease.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014