Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older.

A chest scope is a test that looks at the inside of the lungs. Chest scopes include procedures called bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, pleuroscopy and mediastinoscopy. The wait times shown are for chest scopes performed under general anesthesia.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
56 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
27 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
18 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
24 days
35 days
Halifax
56 days
17 days
Halifax
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Halifax
24 days
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Halifax
59 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
12 days
15 days
Halifax
10 days
20 days
Halifax
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Halifax
9 days
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Halifax
27 days
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