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This FACT indicates the number of days waited for patient admissions from waiting lists for Cardio-thoracic surgery in the 90th percentile. Cardio-thoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of conditions in the heart and chest. The 90th percentile means that 90 percent of the people admitted from waiting lists are admitted within and beyond 365 days. The other 10% are outliers and fall outside the range of the other 90 percent either above or below. The state/territory with the highest number of days waited is Victoria at 112 days. The state/territory with the lowest number of days waited is the Western Australia at 68 days. According to AIHW, the Northern Territory does not perform cardio-thoracic surgeries.