Travis Barker Reportedly Released After 6 Days In Hospital For Life-Threatening Pancreatitis
Travis Barker Reportedly Released After 6 Days In Hospital For Life-Threatening Pancreatitis Travis Barker is reportedly recovering at home after suffering from excruciatingly painful pancreatitis, which was triggered by a recent colonoscopy.
Travis Barker has supposedly been released following six days in the emergency clinic. “Travis has now been released and is at home as he keeps on recuperating with the backing of his family on July fourth,” a source told The Sun on Monday, July 4.
The drummer, 46, was hospitalized for pancreatitis on June 28. He was at first taken to West Hills Hospital, close to his Calabasas, California home, however, at that point moved to the bigger Cedars Sinai Hospital in Beverly Hills. His better half Kourtney Kardashian, 43, was seen intently following the emergency vehicle shipping Travis in photographs.
Travis later confirmed that the sudden and life-threatening attack — which is the inflammation of the pancreas — was brought on by a recent colonoscopy that lead to the removal of a small polyp. “I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great,” he wrote via his Instagram story on Saturday, July 2. Hours later, things took a turn.
“But after dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since,” he explained. “During the endoscopy, I had a very small polyp removed right in a very sensitive area, usually handled by specialists, which unfortunately damaged a critical pancreatic drainage tube. This resulted in severe life-threatening pancreatitis. I am so very very grateful that with intensive treatment, I am currently much better,” he said to his millions of followers.
Kourtney, who married Travis in Portofino, Italy in May, also posted a statement. “Oh what a scary and emotional week it has been,” she said shortly after Travis’ post. “Our health is everything and sometimes we take for granted how quickly it can change,” she explained.
“Travis and I went in for a routine endoscopy together and he ended up with severe, life-threatening pancreatitis,” she explained. “I am so grateful to God for healing my husband, for all of your prayers for him and for us, for the overwhelming outpouring of love and support…I am so touched and appreciative. I am so so thankful to our specialists, doctors, and nurses at Cedars Sinai for taking such wonderful care of my husband and me during the stay,” the Poosh founder also said.