Balloon ureteral occlusion: A new reversible technique in the management of ureteral fistulas

D. R. Saltzstein, Eduardo Orihuela, J. Reed

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We describe a new simple endourological technique, temporal balloon ureteral occlusion, that is able to interrupt completely the ureteral urine flow while preserving the ureteral integrity and avoiding the pitfalls of permanent ureteral occlusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)407-408
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992



  • balloon tamponade
  • endoscopy
  • fistulae
  • ureteral obstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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