Service/Procedure Summary

A barium enema is a special x-ray of the large intestine, which includes the colon and rectum. Before x-rays are taken, a liquid called barium sulfate is placed in the rectum. Barium blocks x-rays providing an image that outlines the interior of the intestine.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
23 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
23 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
12 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
19 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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