“Waitress” actor Nick Cordero may have his proper leg amputated as he fights for his life in opposition to the coronavirus, his spouse stated.
The 41-year-old Cordero — who’s on a ventilator — wants the surgical procedure to repair a blood circulation difficulty, partner Amanda Kloots stated Saturday by way of an Instagram Tales put up.
“We obtained some tough information yesterday. Principally we’ve had points in his proper leg with clotting and getting blood right down to his toes and it simply isn’t taking place with surgical procedure and every little thing. So that they had him on blood thinners for the clotting,” Kloots stated.
“Sadly, the blood thinners have been inflicting another points — blood strain and a few inner bleeding in his intestines. So we took him off the blood thinners. However that once more was going to trigger some clotting in the appropriate leg, so the appropriate leg shall be amputated immediately.”
Cordero, a Tony Award nominee, has been sedated for 18 days and is at present within the ICU at Cedars-Sinai Medical Middle in California to battle in opposition to COVID-19.
Kloots had introduced Thursday that her husband could not stroll once more.
Kloots, a former Broadway dancer and Radio Metropolis Rockette, has requested mates and followers to take part in day by day “dance events” whereas taking part in her husband’s tune “Dwell Your Life” and utilizing the hashtag #wakeupnick on social media, BroadwayWorld.com reported.
Tony-winning producer Alex Boniello introduced a GoFundMe drive for Cordero on Twitter.
“Our buddy Nick Cordero is at present in one more emergency surgical procedure associated to his combat in opposition to COVID19. Let’s assist him, his spouse, and their pretty son,” Boniello wrote.