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 ?
94 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
105 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
108 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
126 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
161 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
162 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
11 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
13 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
14 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
15 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
24 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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