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 ?
250 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
343 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
70 days
329 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
84 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
107 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
192 days
424 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
250 days
220 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
336 days
400 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
25 days
176 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
35 days
45 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
62 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
91 days
118 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
110 days
104 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
172 days
183 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
27 days
347 days
Antigonish
70 days
220 days
Yarmouth
84 days
98 days
Bridgewater
122 days
14 days
Kentville
298 days
220 days
Dartmouth
336 days
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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404 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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593 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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90 days
Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
20 days
205 days
Antigonish
25 days
164 days
Yarmouth
35 days
48 days
Bridgewater
41 days
9 days
Kentville
120 days
115 days
Dartmouth
231 days
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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343 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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421 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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36 days
Bridgewater
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