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 Facilitysort descending Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
35 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
61 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
112 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
9 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
22 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
56 days

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