Is Actor Tommy Ford From Martin Dead Or On Life Support? Live Updates

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Actor Tommy Ford from Martin has passed away at 52-years-old.  False reports were released earlier today, claiming that he was dead but he was still fighting for his life.  Thomas has been in the hospital since Sunday, October 9 after an aneurysm ruptured his abdomen.  The actor was been struggling with numerous health problems.  He recently had knee replacement surgery.

Only 1 in 5 people survive a ruptured abdominal aneurysm

The aorta is the largest artery in a person's body.  An abdominal aortic aneurysm takes place when an area in a person's aorta expands or balloons out.  The ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is one of the most dangerous, fatal surgical emergencies a person can experience.  The procedure has an overall mortality rate of 90%.

Is Actor Tommy Ford From Martin Dead Or On Life Support?
Is Actor Tommy Ford From Martin Dead Or On Life Support?

Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Causes

Doctors are working hard to determine what causes abdominal aortic aneurysms.  The exact cause is unknown yet there are factors that increase your risk for them.  These factors include:

  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking
  • Genetic factors
  • Male gender
  • Vascular infections
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes

Rest In Peace

Thomas Mikal Ford was 52-years-old.  We didn't receive enough of him on the series after the sitcom was cancelled, prematurely and now he has passed away earlier than expected.  The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained.  Gone, but not forgotten.  We'll miss you Tommy! Thank you for bringing smiles to our faces, no matter what we were experiencing.  

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