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 ?
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Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
188 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
349 days
112 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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54 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Kentville
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515 days
Dartmouth
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219 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
51 days
28 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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33 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Kentville
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179 days
Dartmouth
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100 days

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