Singer Travis undergoes heart procedure
Singer Travis gets heart procedureCountry singer Randy Travis remains in critical condition in a Texas hospital after doctors used a pump to stabilize his heart, The Associated Press reports. A news release from Travis' publicist yesterday says he underwent the procedure after checking into the hospital Sunday with viral cardiomyopathy. The publicist, Kirt Webster, says the peripheral left ventricular assist device was used to stabilize Travis' heart before a hospital transfer to Dallas. The singer did not have heart surgery, despite published reports.