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Table 7 Waiting Times Assessment

From: Assessment of the current Canadian rhinology workforce

  Maximal acceptable waiting time (weeks) (SD) Percent of patients who receive surgery within maximal acceptable waiting times (SD)
Primary Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (CRS) 15 (8.5) 45% (38.9)
Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (CRS) 16 (14.2) 44% (36.7)
Endoscopic resection of benign sinonasal neoplasms 11 (9.7) 63% (33.9)
Septoplasty 30 (31.7) 53% (37.7)
Endoscopic pituitary adenoma resection 10 (10.1) 55% (35.4)
Anterior Skull Base resection (benign) 10 (9.9) 60% (37.8)
Anterior Skull base resection (malignant) 4 (5.1) 66% (39.9)
Orbital Decompression (Grave’s) 8 (10.4) 60% (34.4)
  1. CRS - Chronic Rhinosinusitis.
  2. SD - Standard Deviation.