Service/Procedure Summary

This procedure uses a small special camera called a thorascope to examine or repair the inside of the chest and lungs.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
43 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
198 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
39 days
43 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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311 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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180 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
38 days
Halifax
40 days
70 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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311 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
19 days
27 days
Halifax
39 days
10 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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226 days

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