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Nick Cordero Gets Temporary Pacemaker After Leg Amputation – Variety

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After docs needed to amputate his proper leg final week, Broadway actor Nick Cordero has had a process to insert a brief pacemaker in his coronary heart, his spouse Amanda Kloots introduced.

Kloots gave the replace on Cordero’s well being on her Instagram Story on Friday. She stated that he was given a pacemaker as a result of an irregular coronary heart price and that this may assist him stabilize for future procedures.

“It seems to be like he had some irregular heart-beating final evening that scared them sufficient to need to do a brief pacemaker in Nick’s coronary heart. His coronary heart is functioning properly, however he has had these dips in his coronary heart price for a short time now. This one final time apparently was sufficient that it requires them to do that process to place a brief pacemaker in his coronary heart, in order that any time they transfer him or must do some procedures sooner or later to assist him regularly get higher, they don’t have to fret about his heartbeat dropping once more,” she stated.

Final week, docs needed to amputate Cordero’s leg as a result of blood clotting and inside bleeding in his intestines. He had been given blood thinners to assist with the clotting, however that solely made his signs worse.

Cordero entered an intensive care unit on March 31 and had later been identified with coronavirus. Kloots introduced this week that he has since crushed the virus after two destructive exams and is specializing in restoration now.

On Saturday morning, Kloots stated her husband was doing properly after the pacemaker process, and subsequent week docs will give him respiratory and feeding tubes.

“He’s recovering properly and doing rather well with the pacemaker. His coronary heart price has been below management. Right now and tomorrow are good, straightforward relaxation days for him. On Monday, they may put a trach in and take the ventilator out, which can make him extra comfy and likewise on Tuesday they’ll put a feeding tube in,” she stated.

Many supporters on Instagram are utilizing the hashtag #WakeUpNick to indicate their help for the couple. Cordero first appeared on Broadway in 2014’s “Bullets Over Broadway,” and he earned a Tony nomination for finest featured actor in a musical for his function as Cheech. He’s additionally carried out in “Waitress,” “A Bronx Story” and on TV in CBS’ “Blue Bloods.”

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