The Overtoom balloon concerns two major types of patients. Those with:

You would better choose for the maximum of minimal organ damage. Please consult your urologist prior to intervention and ask for information. Look for complications of open pyeloplasty and for complications of laparoscopic pyeloplasty.

Comparison of scars:                      See the pictures.

Comparison of scars

and those with 

 An intervention according to the Overtoom procedure is significantly less invasive than the alternative re-do surgical treatments for strictures on the ureter-bowel connection.


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More patient information can be found in this video presentation.