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 ?
54 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
19 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
32 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
54 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
55 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
191 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
4 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
6 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
9 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
135 days

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