HealthDay - Dr. Sean Pinney: “Country Singer Randy Travis in Critical Condition with Heart Infection”

 – July 9, 2013  –– 

Country music icon Randy Travis was listed in critical condition Tuesday following surgery in a Dallas hospital to treat a serious condition known as viral cardiomyopathy. "Myocarditis is an inflammatory condition which can occur when the heart is infected by a virus. The condition can range from a minor flu-like illness to critical cardiogenic shock," said Sean Pinney, MD, Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Learn more