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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
100 days
122 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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88 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
92 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
63 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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36 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
49 days
57 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
60 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
50 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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12 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
28 days
88 days
Amherst
63 days
71 days
Halifax
76 days
64 days
Halifax
65 days
88 days
Glace Bay
85 days
71 days
Halifax
97 days
122 days
Kentville
178 days
99 days
Yarmouth
941 days
68 days
Sydney
---
136 days
Kentville
---
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Sydney
---
36 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
12 days
27 days
Halifax
29 days
28 days
Antigonish
14 days
49 days
Halifax
30 days
38 days
Amherst
36 days
46 days
Halifax
34 days
55 days
Yarmouth
95 days
22 days
Kentville
148 days
83 days
Sydney
---
22 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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23 days

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