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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
84 days
106 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
358 days
95 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
47 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
59 days
101 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
154 days
67 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
Antigonish
47 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
12 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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