Service/Procedure Summary

Pediatric patients are under 16 years old. 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 ?
140 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
113 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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127 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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101 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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71 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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110 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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51 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
55 days
69 days
Amherst
48 days
88 days
Antigonish
78 days
99 days
Sydney
161 days
34 days
Kentville
90 days
139 days
Kentville
46 days
198 days
Halifax
138 days
106 days
Yarmouth
117 days
139 days
Halifax
190 days
120 days
Halifax
183 days
146 days
Amherst
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39 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
17 days
24 days
Sydney
34 days
18 days
Yarmouth
47 days
26 days
Antigonish
27 days
49 days
Amherst
34 days
44 days
Kentville
42 days
45 days
Kentville
48 days
41 days
Halifax
48 days
45 days
Halifax
69 days
34 days
Halifax
77 days
87 days
Amherst
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28 days

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