News broke out few days ago about the dire health situation of popular American musician, Travis Landon Barker who was rushed to hospital for an emergency healthcare in the company of his wife, Kourtney Kardashain.
The 46 years old Blink-182 drummer was seen on a stretcher been pulled into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California on Monday June, 27, 2022.
While taking to his Instagram account on Saturday July 2, Barker broke silence for the first time since he has been hospitalized and shared details about how he developed pancreatitis following what seemed to be a routine endoscopy on Monday June 27.
In his statement, “I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great,”
“But after dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since.” he said
He continued, “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
On the other hand, his wife Kourtney Kardashian also shared an update on same day via her Instagram page thanking God for healing her husband.
Kourtney wrote, “Oh what a scary and emotional week it has been. Our health is everything and sometimes we take for granted how quickly it can change … 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 so appreciative. I am so thankful to our specialists, doctors, and nurses at Cedars Sinai for taking such wonderful care of my husband and me during our stay.”