Hernia Repair - Laparoscopic Umbilical

Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the abdomen using a special small camera called a laparoscope that is inserted into the body through a small incision called a port. More common in small children. A hernia occurs when a piece of an organ sticks through the wall that should normally contain it.

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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
156 days
128 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
194 days
1084 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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203 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
41 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
158 days
112 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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146 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
72 days
128 days
Halifax
194 days
226 days
Yarmouth
63 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
35 days
42 days
Halifax
158 days
91 days
Yarmouth
45 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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