Randy Travis remains in critical condition in Dallas hospital
DALLAS, TX (KTRK) -- Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital and remains listed in critical condition, according to a statement from his PR firm, Webster and Associates.
The 54-year-old Grammy winner is suffering from complications of recently acquired viral cardiomyopathy, the statement read. Travis was admitted into the medical facility Sunday.
Contrary to reports, Travis has not undergone heart surgery, his representative stated. Travis underwent placement of an IMPELLA peripheral left ventricular assist device for stabilization prior to transferring hospitals.
"We are very thankful to the fans for their love and support during this time," Travis said.
Cards and well wishes can be sent to:
266 Blanks Road
Tioga, Texas 76271
Viral cardiomyopathy is a disease that weakens and enlarges the heart muscle. It could lead to heart failure if left untreated.
Travis is best known for "I Told You So," "Three Wooden Crosses," "Forever and Ever, Amen," "Diggin' Up Bones," and "Deeper Than the Holler".
Travis has been a popular performer at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, appearing five times, most recently in 2004.
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