Lamar Odom recovery update: Rumors about liver failure are just rumors
Lamar Odomâ€™s brother-in law-Rob Kardashian had promised to give him his own kidney. The ex NBA star was on dialysis and there were fears that he had suffered kidney failures.
Thankfully this doesnâ€™t seem to be the case now and so Robâ€™s kidney has been spared for the time being. The fact that his near and dear ones were with him when he needed them most might have also made the fast recovery possible.
There were reports of liver failures too. Nonetheless this was just a rumor and nothing more. The good news about kidney also means that he no longer have to spend six hours on dialysis that he used to do.
The fast paced recovery so early after being found comatose and just fifty-fifty chance of survival has impressed his doctors. When he was found on the Love Ranch he was on the brink of death. Reports suggest that he had suffered as many as 12 strokes, many of them very powerful.
A report in the TMZ.com claims that the former athleteâ€™s health has improved so much he was moved out of the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) into a private room. His popularity among his fans can be gauged by the fact that numerous fans had offered to donate their kidneys should Lamar need an organ transplant. The 6-foot-11 former Los Angeles Laker, who has been bedridden since going into a coma Oct. 13, is now able to walk a bit with help.
Another good news that has come out of the hospital thanks to sources is that the athlete is able to walk a little and talk a bit. They claim that he continues to defy the odds after almost dying two weeks ago. Wife Khloe Kardashian, who called off the couple’s divorce, has vowed to stay by Odom’s side as he recovers as long he promises not to do drugs anymore. The former NBA star was found in very bad shape and unconscious on October 13. He had spent as much as $79,000 in just three days on hookers and drugs at the Love Ranch in Nevada.
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