Service/Procedure Summary

Carpal tunnel release is surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. In this procedure a ligament in the hand is cut to allow more space for the nerve and tendons.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
184 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
101 days
109 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
108 days
117 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
137 days
103 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
145 days
97 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
268 days
118 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
149 days
325 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
314 days
254 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
35 days
25 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
34 days
35 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
56 days
48 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
57 days
53 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
99 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
117 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
178 days
28 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
124 days
41 days
New Glasgow
153 days
117 days
New Glasgow
56 days
82 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
---
220 days
Kentville
511 days
742 days
Kentville
388 days
180 days
Sydney
179 days
107 days
Dartmouth
182 days
125 days
Kentville
---
260 days
Halifax
1018 days
91 days
Kentville
149 days
148 days
Sydney
125 days
203 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
97 days
176 days
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Antigonish
524 days
169 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Amherst
77 days
146 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
211 days
93 days
New Glasgow
145 days
153 days
Kentville
57 days
339 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
39 days
14 days
New Glasgow
107 days
48 days
New Glasgow
19 days
43 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
---
94 days
Kentville
46 days
177 days
Kentville
54 days
76 days
Sydney
41 days
37 days
Dartmouth
128 days
47 days
Kentville
---
182 days
Halifax
187 days
33 days
Kentville
108 days
81 days
Sydney
80 days
44 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
38 days
71 days
Antigonish
42 days
244 days
Antigonish
91 days
41 days
Kentville
44 days
243 days
Amherst
51 days
32 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
50 days
52 days
New Glasgow
66 days
121 days
Kentville
33 days
299 days

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