David Crosby had a liver transplant
Published: April 18, 2010
David Crosby underwent a liver transplant in 1995. The musician part of the Crosby, Stills & Nash trio was taken to hospital in November with suspected liver failure. This is thought to have come as a result of years worth of drug and alcohol abuse. Crosby was heavily addicted to heroin and cocaine and hit a low point in 1982 when he was imprisoned on drug and weapons charges in Texas.
After a seven-hour operation, Dr. Ronald W. Busuttil, Crosby’s surgeon and director of the Dumont-UCLA Liver Transplant Center at UCLA Medical Center said: “I was pleased with the way Mr. Crosby’s surgery proceeded,” the Los Angeles Times reported.
“As with all transplant patients, we will watch his progress closely for several days and I am optimistic that he will do well,” Busuttil added.
However, his various health conditions have not stopped David Crosby from performing. Crosby, Stills & Nash have recently announced the second leg of their US tour in the summer of 2010.
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