Service/Procedure Summary

Computed tomography (CT) is a diagnostic procedure that uses special x-ray equipment to obtain cross-sectional pictures of the body. The CT computer displays these pictures as detailed images of organs, bones, and other tissues.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
55 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
65 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
88 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam with sedation)
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50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
11 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
20 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
36 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam with sedation)
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