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 ?
55 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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55 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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28 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Kentville
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515 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
225 days
97 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Kentville
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179 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
39 days
28 days

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