Lisa Marie Presley‘s reason for dying has been confirmed… and it’s positively not one thing we have been anticipating to listen to.
In response to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner docs obtained by TMZ on Thursday, the 54-year-old daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley died resulting from issues with a small bowel obstruction.
The situation known as sequelae of small bowel obstruction — which The Cleveland Clinic describes as a partial or full blockage of the small gut. An obstruction within the small bowel will “partly or utterly block contents from passing via,” which causes the physique to construct up gases and fluid above the blockage — it additionally interferes with how the physique absorbs vitamins from meals.
How does it kill you??
With all of this happening, the physique can to enter shock and ultimately cardiac arrest as a result of elevated stress within the gastrointestinal system. One of these subject kills all of a sudden and shortly. And if you happen to do survive it may be arduous to bounce again from, relying on the severity of the situation, and surgical procedure would nearly positively be wanted. Scary stuff.
In easy phrases, Lisa Marie’s digestive system was so backed up, her physique simply shut down. As we reported on the time, the singer was rushed to the hospital earlier this yr in January however shortly suffered a cardiac arrest which claimed her life.
However how did this occur? How did she get small bowel obstruction? Properly, the singer-songwriter’s toxicology report gave a powerful trace what would possibly’ve prompted it.
In response to the The Los Angeles County Coroner‘s report from Thursday, Lisa Marie had traces of opioids in her system. Earlier reviews alleged she had undergone a minor beauty surgical procedure just some months earlier than her dying, and was prescribed these drugs. Along with her historical past of “overmedicating,” in accordance with the outlet, in addition to her historical past of forgetting she took her medication and taking it once more, it’s no shock the report discovered therapeutic ranges of Oxycodone and Buprenorphine in her system. (In addition they discovered traces of Quetiapine, an antipsychotic drug.) Opioids are a significant reason for constipation that results in bowel obstructions. Surprisingly, nonetheless, the coroner says this was NOT what went down with Lisa Marie.
The docs state her small bowel obstruction was resulting from scar tissue that fashioned in her gut after a gastric bypass surgical procedure she had years in the past for weight reduction. These adhesions strangled her small bowel. Simply terrible.
The report did point out her previous historical past with alcohol and drug use however was capable of verify there have been no medicine or paraphernalia within the musician’s residence on the time of her being rushed to the hospital. Her urine screening additionally got here again damaging, confirming she wasn’t abusing medicine on the time of her dying.
In the long run it was one thing she did ostensibly to attempt to get wholesome that ended up inflicting her dying. Really tragic.
Not less than now her household and family members have solutions confirming what occurred. We hope they’re capable of finding peace amid this tragedy.
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