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

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

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Abstract

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
Volume147
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

Keywords

  • balloon tamponade
  • endoscopy
  • fistulae
  • ureteral obstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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