Bypass Surgery


The pan-Canadian benchmark specifies surgery within 2 to 26 weeks (14 to 182 days), depending on how urgently care is needed. As there is a lack of comparability in urgency levels, provinces are reporting the percentage of patients treated within six months.


April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions


Age 18 and older * Includes isolated CABG only * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * For all priority levels * Excludes days when patient was unavailable


The number of days a patient waited, from the booking date to the date the patient received bypass surgery. Booking date is when the patient and the appropriate physician agree to a service, and the patient is ready to receive it.


No Exceptions