Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to remove part of the intestines using a special camera called a laparoscope that is inserted through a small cut in the skin called a port.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
126 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
81 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
74 days
63 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
106 days
50 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
105 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
149 days
108 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
163 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
153 days
106 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
58 days
28 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
19 days
19 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
27 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
30 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
50 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
21 days
21 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
105 days
19 days
Kentville
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81 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
113 days
30 days
Kentville
597 days
102 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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49 days
Halifax
38 days
53 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
34 days
35 days
Sydney
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
92 days
31 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
220 days
111 days
Sydney
20 days
45 days
Halifax
69 days
32 days
Sydney
37 days
34 days
Halifax
46 days
230 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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20 days
Amherst
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23 days
Antigonish
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32 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
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72 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
149 days
105 days
Amherst
---
33 days
Kentville
745 days
143 days
Sydney
---
29 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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33 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
19 days
16 days
Kentville
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37 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
37 days
26 days
Kentville
20 days
50 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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17 days
Halifax
22 days
25 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
28 days
27 days
Sydney
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
65 days
31 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
56 days
25 days
Sydney
18 days
19 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Halifax
16 days
32 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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18 days
Amherst
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19 days
Antigonish
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25 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
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45 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
33 days
25 days
Amherst
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22 days
Kentville
41 days
65 days
Sydney
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26 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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24 days

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