1 Updates
Randy Travis critical after stroke

Randy Travis critical after stroke

Jul 11 2013, 1:47am CDT | by

Randy Travis is in a "critical condition" after suffering a stroke. The 54-year-old country singer underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain last night (10.07.13) after suffering the attack...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Randy Travis critical after stroke

Jul 11 2013, 1:47am CDT | by

Randy Travis is in a "critical condition" after suffering a stroke.

The 54-year-old country singer underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain last night (10.07.13) after suffering the attack as a "complication of his congestive heart failure", for which he was initially hospitalized on Sunday (07.07.13) at Baylor Medical Center at McKinney, Texas.

The 'My Greatest Fear' hitmaker's publicist Kirt Webster said: "He is in critical condition.

"We will have updates as they become available. His family and friends here with him at the hospital request your prayers and support."

These comments came just hours after doctors said Randy had "stabilized and he has shown signs of improvement."

Randy, who was initially suffering from cardiomyopathy - which weakens and enlarges the heart and can lead to heart failure - and congestive heart failure when he was admitted on Sunday, was transferred to The Heart Hospital at Baylor Plano in Texas on Monday (08.07.13) to receive a "higher level of specialized care".

Dr. Michael Mack said: "We determined together in a joint decision that a higher level of specialized care was appropriate, and therefore we transferred him to The Heart Hospital."

Randy then had a device fitted in his heart to help his blood flow.

Kirt said in a written statement: "[Randy] underwent the placement of an Impella peripheral left ventricular assist device for stabilization prior to transferring hospitals."

Randy appeared to be well in business meetings on Friday (05.07.13) and Saturday (06.07.13) but Kirt revealed "on Sunday it hit him".

Source: Bang Showbiz

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

How John Legend coped with parents' divorce?
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer John Legend credits his teachers for helping him cope with his parents' divorce and for motivating him to complete his Ivy League education.
 
 
Keith Urban reacts to ill-fated Massachusetts concert
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer Keith Urban has broken his silence about his recent ill-fated concert in Massachusetts, where dozens of hospitalized fans and an arrest made for an alleged rape.
 
 
Jay Z's desperate efforts to save marriage
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Superstar couple Beyonce and Jay Z's marriage is reprtedly in trouble and the latter is trying to fix the relationship. However, Beyonce may "have had enough", say sources.
 
 
Jessica Biel is ready to have a baby?
Jessica Biel is ready to have a baby?
Jessica Biel is reportedly ready to start a family with husband Justin Timberlake.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) England lead the medals tally Friday at the 20th Commonwealth Games with 47 golds, 46 silvers and 43 bronzes followed by Australia and Canada. India are still fifth with a tally of 49 medals,...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
How John Legend coped with parents' divorce?
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer John Legend credits his teachers for helping him cope with his parents' divorce and for motivating him to complete his Ivy League education. "I was 10 years old when my parents got...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kerry condemns violation of Gaza ceasefire
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) US Friday condemned Friday the killing of Israeli soldiers and apparent abduction of another by the Palestinian militants that violated the ceasefire. "It was an outrageous violation of the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Gurusaidutt leads Indian shuttlers into semis
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt came out with a brilliant performance to oust Malaysian top seed Chong Wei Feng and enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games here Friday....
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Discus thrower Seema earns silver, pugilist Pinki bronze (Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) Woman discus thrower Seema Punia grabbed a silver, boxer Pinki Jangra brought home a bronze, while pugilists and paddlers assured the nation of at least three more silver medals on day eight of...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze (Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Indian boxers -- L. Sarita Devi, L. Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh -- made it into their respective gold medal bouts after Pinki Jangra lost her semi-final to settle for...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Sharath-Amalraj settle for silver (Table Tennis Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis after they lost 1-3 to Singapore's Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Pallikal-Chinappa enter women's doubles squash finals (Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) India's star squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa lived up to their names and potential to enter the women's doubles final at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. The Indian duo...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Indian medal winners at the Commonwealth Games
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here: Gold: Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightlifting Sukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightlifting Abhinav Bindra:...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Keith Urban reacts to ill-fated Massachusetts concert
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer Keith Urban has broken his silence about his recent ill-fated concert in Massachusetts, where dozens of hospitalized fans and an arrest made for an alleged rape. "My team and I were...
Read more on Celebrity Balla