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 ?
65 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
38 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
51 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
54 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
61 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
79 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
94 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
170 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
158 days

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