Story | Jul 24, 2013 | 11:06 AM
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Story | Aug 21, 2013 | 11:51 AMAmericans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be at risk for gallbladder gangrene and other complications, said Dr. Andrew Rosenstein, chief of gastroenterology at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Removing the gallbladder is often a remedy for these patients, Rosenstein said.
Story | Jul 8, 2013 | 6:36 AM
Story | May 9, 2012 | 11:00 AM
An article in the May 11, 1912, edition of The Argus reported a local family had barely recovered from typhoid fever and appendicitis when a family member had to undergo surgery for gallstones. Mr. Richard Cromwell, Jr., of Catonsville, connected with...
Story | Dec 5, 2012 | 10:12 AM
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore has opened a surgery center targeting the elderly population. The Sinai Center for Geriatric Surgery is led by Dr. Mark R. Katlic, chief of Surgery at Sinai Hospital and author of several books and numerous peer-reviewed...