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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Other conditions also can cause nocturia due to low nocturnal bladder capacity, including overactive bladder, bladder obstruction, bladder infections, ureteral stones, and bladder cancer.
425 patients who had previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer and had undergone surgery to relieve bladder obstruction were excluded from further analysis.
Other presentations may include acute urinary retention, bladder stones, enuresis, and possible bladder obstruction if the diverticulum enlarges and obstructs the bladder neck distally [1,7].
The most important risk factors of scrotal bladder hernia include [6, 7] body mass index (BMI) > 30, past injuries of the pelvis, previous abdominal wall or pelvic surgery, bladder obstruction (prostatic hypertrophy, urethral stricture, etc.), and bladder wall diseases (chronic inflammation, malignancy) [8].
In 1997, the international continence society published a provisional nomogram, which is a modification of the Abrams-Griffiths nomogram and used AG number to classify bladder obstruction into 3 groups.
Georgie was born with a bladder obstruction, meaning he's been in and out of hospital since birth, and his parents have always made sure to bring him along to the Christmas window.
Key words: Ultrasound, urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder obstruction, prostate volume.
Bladder stromal loss of transforming growth factor receptor II decreases fibrosis after bladder obstruction. JURO 2009;182:1775-80.
The target groups include patients affected by stroke, dementia, neuromuscular disease, bladder obstruction, urological surgery or other elective surgery, where the catheter is expected to be in use for more than two days.
Rarely, symptoms may relate to placental site attachment, including attachment to the bowel or bladder obstruction.
* Prompt resolution of bladder obstruction, aggressive treatment of bladder dysfunction, and improved surgical techniques has lowered the neonatal mortality rate to less than 3%.