Service/Procedure Summary

This operation opens narrowed or blocked blood vessels that supply blood to the heart. For this procedure a catheter with a small balloon tip is inserted into a narrow or blocked artery to widen it and restore blood flow. A 'stent', which is a small metal mesh tube, is often inserted to keep the artery open.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Type Wait Time Benchmarksort descending % Meeting Benchmark
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Urgent
14 days
14 days
89%
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Semi-Urgent
34 days
28 days
83%
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Scheduled
38 days
42 days
100%

50%

Community Facility Type Wait Time Benchmarksort descending % Meeting Benchmark
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Urgent
11 days
14 days
89%
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Semi-Urgent
24 days
28 days
83%
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
Scheduled
32 days
42 days
100%

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