Service/Procedure Summary

An Ultrasound refers to a type of photo taken of organs or different parts of the body using high-frequency sound waves. Also known as sonograms, this procedure can make cross-sectional pictures of the underlying body structure by measuring the intensity of reflected (like an echo) sound waves.

Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Obstetrics
77 days
Halifax
IWK - Gynecological
117 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
189 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
406 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Obstetrics
34 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
45 days
Halifax
IWK - Gynecological
52 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
63 days

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