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 ?
211 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
316 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)
212 days
379 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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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
103 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
63 days
68 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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43 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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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
140 days
126 days
Antigonish
161 days
185 days
Halifax
64 days
381 days
Halifax
240 days
349 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
37 days
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Antigonish
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184 days
Halifax
189 days
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Amherst
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57 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
26 days
Antigonish
17 days
71 days
Halifax
41 days
119 days
Halifax
167 days
169 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
105 days
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Amherst
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43 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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