Upper GI Series - Nova Scotia Health Authority

Service/Procedure Summary

An upper gastrointestinal series is a set of x-rays taken to examine the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. For this procedure, the patient drinks a chalky liquid containing barium which outlines the interior of the organs as it passes through.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
63 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
9 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
32 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
46 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
48 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
67 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
234 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
5 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
25 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
32 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
40 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
181 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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