Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for gallbladder condition

 Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for gallbladder condition

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala.

Eugene Gologursky

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition.

Bader was treated at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and is resting comfortably and plans to take part in Wednesday’s teleconference arguments, the court said.

The Supreme Court released the following statement: 

“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, this afternoon at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Following oral arguments on Monday, the Justice underwent outpatient tests at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., that confirmed she was suffering from a gallstone that had migrated to her cystic duct, blocking it and causing an infection. The Justice is resting comfortably and plans to participate in the oral argument teleconference tomorrow morning remotely from the hospital. She expects to stay in the hospital for a day or two.”

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