urinary stasis


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Related to urinary stasis: cystitis, urinary tract infection

uri·nar·y sta·sis

(yūr'i-nar-ē stā'sis)
A cessation in urinary flow.
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The combination of all these factors lead to urinary stasis and ureterovesicle reflux.
in addition to the first indication, the urinary stasis and renal impairment were also a factor.
2) Most urethral stones are associated with predisposing factors for urinary stasis and infections, such as strictures, lower urinary tract surgery, congenital or acquired diverticula, chronic urinary infections, foreign bodies, and schistosomiasis.
Urinary stasis and the presence of vesicoureteral reflux in some women predispose them to upper urinary tract infection and acute pyelonephritis.
Symptoms or complications related to bladder diverticula are most often due to poor emptying of the diverticulum and urinary stasis.
A - Neurogenic bladder develops in MS due to muscle weakness; incomplete emptying results in urinary stasis with bacterial proliferation (Lauer, 2004; Porth, 2007).
Susceptibility to infection increases in the presence of abnormal bladder emptying with urinary stasis, increased bladder pressure and distention, vesicoureteral reflux, frequent instrumentation, and poor personal hygiene.
Incomplete bladder emptying with urinary stasis is probably the leading cause of UTI in people with MS.