Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery is to treat a kidney stone, which is a solid mass that forms in the kidney or ureter. Kidney stones are formed from certain mineral substances in urine that create small crystals that turn into stones.

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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
112 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
147 days
299 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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94 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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118 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
25 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
20 days
72 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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29 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
33 days
68 days
Sydney
49 days
71 days
Sydney
102 days
44 days
Truro
85 days
64 days
Kentville
63 days
237 days
Kentville
278 days
66 days
Halifax
102 days
267 days
Truro
83 days
299 days
Halifax
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170 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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136 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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77 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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98 days
Halifax
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70 days
Kentville
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82 days
Dartmouth
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79 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
19 days
Sydney
19 days
33 days
Truro
11 days
42 days
Kentville
18 days
45 days
Sydney
48 days
21 days
Kentville
42 days
32 days
Truro
13 days
102 days
Halifax
45 days
82 days
Halifax
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42 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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69 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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32 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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21 days
Halifax
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24 days
Kentville
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39 days
Dartmouth
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40 days

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