Bladder obstruction

Bladder obstruction

A blockage of the bladder caused by the presence of calculi (e.g., mineral deposits) or an anatomic abnormality.
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Rarely, symptoms may relate to placental site attachment, including attachment to the bowel or bladder obstruction.
After saving Puma from near death last year, in a costly and difficult battle with a bladder obstruction, I felt I couldn't give up now, and while I will take care of this either way, I could really use some help from my fellow cat lovers, in exchange for some cool songs, and exclusive pics and a movie included with the download.
According to European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines, evaluation in men with LUTS suggestive of bladder obstruction should initially include conducting a physical examination, creatinine measurement, urinalysis, flow rates, measurement of post void residual urine (PVRU) and serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) in addition to clinical history using a validated questionnaire to assess symptoms.
The patient with the bladder obstruction asked me about Saw Palmetto which he heard was good for shrinking prostate glands.
Every year about 100 babies are born in the UK with congenital bladder obstruction, which can lead to liver and bladder damage, and death in 50 per cent of cases.
Combination therapy with Pfizer Inc's DETROL(R) LA (tolterodine tartrate extended release capsules) and an alpha blocker, a standard treatment for enlarged prostate, was twice as effective in relieving overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms as the alpha blocker alone in men with both bladder obstruction and OAB, according to a study published in the October issue of the British Journal of Urology.
Surgical intervention is warranted, however, if excessive accumulation of mucus has led to a urinary tract or bladder obstruction.
Twenty percent of the women in the study were found to have bladder obstruction, which is considerably higher than what has previously been believed.
In cases of genital prolapse, patients suffer from bladder obstruction as a consequence of urethral kinking, (1) which may prompt urinary retention or chronic urinary tract infection and may lead to stone formation.
Professor Mark Kilby's three-year study at Birmingham Women's Hospital, will look at how devices called 'shunts' can be used to improve the condition of babies with a congenital bladder obstruction.
In aging men, the normal flow of urine from the bladder often is restricted by bladder obstructions, often as the result of enlarged prostate tissue or other urethral strictures.