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 ?
101 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
8 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
84 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
131 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
127 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
8 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
7 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
48 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
23 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
6 days

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