Photo: Rick DiamondMusic fans across the nation were dismayed at the sad news that Grammy-winning country star Randy Travis became very ill and was admitted to a Texas hospital this week — with concern growing after a family member claimed he'd undergone heart surgery.
As it turns out, that statement was false. According to his publicist, Travis did not have heart surgery, but rather is being treated for viral cardiomyopathy — which involves a different type of procedure.
What's the difference? Here's a detailed breakdown of viral cardiomyopathy: Its definition, causes, treatments, and prognosis.Read More »from Randy Travis: What is Viral Cardiomyopathy? How is it Treated?