Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a hospital after being admitted for a nonsurgical medical procedure in New York City earlier in the week, according to a court statement.
“Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital today,” a court spokesman said in a statement. “She’s home and well.”
This is the latest in a string of hospitals for the oldest Supreme Court justice.
Ginsburg, 87, underwent a “minimally invasive” procedure at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Wednesday to “re-examine a bile duct stent,”; the court said. Doctors first inserted it. his pancreas.
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The technique aims to “reduce the risk of future infections,” according to the statement. And, according to doctors of justice, these changes are common.
Earlier this month, Ginsburg had another procedure at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to clean the stent. He also went to the hospital in mid-July to remove the gallstones and for the treatment of a suspected infection.
And he overcame another gallstone-related infection in May, the Supreme Court said at the time.
But these are not the only health issues he faces.
According to a statement from Ginsburg two weeks ago, she has been undergoing chemotherapy for the last few months due to cancer recurrence – which she has struggled with four times in the past.
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A court statement on Wednesday said liberal justice “is resting comfortably.”
Fox News’ Shannon Bream, Bill Mears and The Associated Press contributed to this report.