Fall 2012
No Stone Unturned
Feature Story
Mary Bodurtha of Stratford (pictured above, left, with her daughter, Vanessa), healed quickly after emergency gallbladder surgery at Bridgeport Hospital and felt strong enough to bake and decorate more than 200 cupcakes for her older daughter Jessica’s September wedding. Story and recipe inside.
In this issue...

My friend recently had her gallbladder removed. What does a gallbladder do? Do we actually need one? Surgeon Elizabeth Honigsberg, MD, responds:





What are kidney stones? Urologist Jeremy Kaufman, MD, explains:





I heard a report on NPR that there is a kidney stone epidemic. What can I do to avoid developing a kidney stone? Chief of Nephrology Irwin Feintzeig, MD, responds:


Bridgeport Hospital ranked best in coastal Fairfield County by U.S. News & World Report.

Cancer rehabilitation during and after cancer treatment can enhance your body’s recovery and contribute to a better quality of life.

Now, cancer patients won’t have to travel far from home to receive life-saving radiation treatments. Bridgeport Hospital, a member of the Yale-New Haven Cancer Network, has opened a brand-new, stateof- the-art outpatient radiation oncology center at 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull.

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