Hernia Repair - Laparoscopic Incisional

Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia using a special small camera called a laparoscope that is inserted into the body through a small incision called a port. A hernia occurs when a piece of an organ sticks through the wall that should normally contain it. Incisional hernias occur at the site of a previous surgery.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
286 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
329 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
84 days
126 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
107 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
70 days
347 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
250 days
216 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
189 days
596 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
671 days
343 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
126 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
52 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
62 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
100 days
94 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
157 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
219 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
205 days
113 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
121 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
127 days
17 days
Kentville
127 days
220 days
Antigonish
70 days
329 days
Dartmouth
336 days
86 days
Dartmouth
801 days
343 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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418 days
Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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83 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
74 days
15 days
Dartmouth
71 days
64 days
Antigonish
21 days
164 days
Kentville
112 days
174 days
Dartmouth
237 days
241 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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90 days
Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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47 days
Halifax
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