obstructive uropathy


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ob·struc·tive u·rop·a·thy

any pathologic condition, anatomic or functional, of the urinary tract caused by obstruction.

obstructive uropathy

any pathological condition that blocks the flow of urine. Causes of the condition include prostate enlargement, renal calculi, and congenital stenosis. The condition may lead to impairment of kidney function and an increased risk of urinary infection.

chronic bilateral obstructive uropathy

A disorder characterised by prolonged and/or progressive blockage of urine flow from both kidneys due to urethral obstruction.
 
Clinical findings
Irritability, urgency, bladder incontinence, urine stasis, UTIs and urine reflux into ureters and kidney, leading to pyelonephritis and hydronephrosis; CBOU leads to hypertension and/or renal failure.
 
Aetiology
Bladder tumours; tumours or other structures of the bladder neck or urethra; kidney and/or bladder stones. The most common cause in men is benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate cancer; in women, cystocele.

obstructive uropathy

Chronic bilateral obstructive uropathy, chronic urethral obstruction Urology A condition caused by urine blockage, resulting in ↑ pressure in renal pelvis and ureters which, with time, leads to HTN, renal failure Etiology Common in ♂–BPH, less common in ♀–due to cystocele; other causes include tumors of the prostate, bladder, ureter Clinical Urinary frequency, spasms, incontinence, later, UTIs and renal failure. See Acute bilateral obstructive uropathy, Acute unilateral obstructive uropathy.

ob·struc·tive u·rop·a·thy

(ŏb-strŭk'tiv yūr-op'ă-thē)
Any pathologic condition, anatomic or functional, of the urinary tract caused by obstruction.

obstructive

having the characteristic of obstruction.

obstructive colic
see equine colic.
obstructive constipation
constipation of sufficient severity as to obstruct the rectum.
obstructive pulmonary disease
see chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
obstructive shock
circulatory failure caused by physical obstruction, e.g. cardiac tamponade or pulmonary embolism.
obstructive urolithiasis
see ureteral, urethral obstruction.
obstructive uropathy
any obstructive disease of the urinary tract.
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1 The increased incidence of fungal infections in patients suffering from urinary tract infections associated with obstructive uropathy as well as the emergence of azole antifungal drug resistance justifies an immediate need to investigate mechanisms of Candida species pathogenicity and their relationship to drug resistance.
Obstructive Uropathy Percutaneous nephrostomy in seriously ill patients.
Conclusion: Retrograde stenting is an easy and effective procedure for the management of obstructive uropathy and even can be performed under local anesthesia.
Reig RC, Vila BJ, Ahmad WA, et al: Infrequent cause of bilateral obstructive uropathy.
It is recommended after an abnormal RBUS to identify high-grade vesicoureteral reflux or obstructive uropathy.
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Forty-five patients had a history consistent with obstructive uropathy, 19 of which were related to urogenital diseases and 26 to neurogenic bladder.
14,15) At one end it is similar to severe obstructive uropathy.