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. 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 ?
396 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
279 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
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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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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