Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older. During this surgery a doctor makes a small incision in the eardrum (Myringotomy) and places tubes inside the incision so that the middle ear space can clear fluid and equalize pressure.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
652 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
163 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
652 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
222 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
652 days
64 days
Kentville
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120 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Antigonish
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
135 days
34 days
Kentville
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99 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Antigonish
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Sydney
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