Dr. Dre Remains in ICU One Week After Brain Aneurysm – Report
According to a report from TMZ on Monday (Jan. 11), Dre continues to be monitored and examined in the ICU at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles as doctors run various tests to determine what caused the brain aneurysm. Sources told the outlet that doctors want the legendary producer to remain in intensive care in case he suffers another aneurysm. And since emergency care is needed for a brain aneurysm, it’s best for Dre to be on close watch, so that he can be treated quickly.
Whether or not Dr. Dre has undergone any type of surgery is unclear, but that is required to stop the bleeding into the brain. A brain aneurysm is a bulge or ballooning in a blood vessel in the brain. An aneurysm in the brain can leak or rupture, causing bleeding in the brain.
As far as Dre’s condition, the tabloid says that he is “resting comfortably.” TMZ also noted that doctors have informed the family of the California-bred artist that they shouldn’t expect a “bad outcome” following Dr. Dre falling ill.
Dr. Dre suffered a brain aneurysm last Monday (Jan. 4) at his Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles home. He was rushed to the hospital where he’s been receiving medical attention ever since.
The day after Dre was admitted to the hospital, he offered his family, friends and fans an update on his health. Dr. Dre said he is doing well and is receiving great treatment from the medical staff.
Then, on Jan. 6, four men attempted to rob Dr. Dre’s home after reports surfaced online that he was hospitalized, which meant Dre wasn’t home. The men were confronted by security and later arrested by police. They were charged with burglary and are still in custody.
Dre has also agreed to pay his estranged wife, Nicole Young, $2 million in temporary spousal support amid his recent brain aneurysm. Reports say he signed the paperwork from his hospital bed. The spousal support agreement will likely last until April when the former couple is due back in court.
XXL has reached out to a rep for Dr. Dre for a comment.
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