Service/Procedure Summary

This procedure inserts a special camera called a laparoscope into the stomach to examine or repair it.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
223 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
324 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
161 days
246 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
223 days
349 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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74 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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438 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
71 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
64 days
58 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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42 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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223 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
124 days
82 days
Antigonish
161 days
185 days
Halifax
64 days
381 days
Halifax
345 days
349 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
35 days
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Antigonish
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171 days
Halifax
192 days
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Amherst
---
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Amherst
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Sydney
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438 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
27 days
26 days
Antigonish
20 days
57 days
Halifax
41 days
68 days
Halifax
139 days
141 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
34 days
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Antigonish
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119 days
Halifax
114 days
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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222 days

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