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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
24 days
34 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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332 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
9 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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160 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
17 days
Halifax
24 days
34 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Halifax
10 days
20 days
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