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 ?
52 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
15 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
17 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
21 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
23 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
25 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
57 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
62 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
7 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
9 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
9 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
11 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
14 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
52 days

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