Overall, neurologic conditions (e.g., Fowlers syndrome, spinal cord-compression, and multiple sclerosis) make up the most common causes of acute urinary retention
in young to middle-aged women [11, 12].
(Must meet at least one) Patient has acute urinary retention
or bladder Yes / No obstruction Need for accurate measurement of urinary Yes / No output in critically ill patients To assist in healing of open sacral or perineal Yes / No wounds in patients who are incontinent Patient requires prolonged immobilization Yes / No (e.g., potentially unstable thoracic or lumbar spine, multiple traumatic injuries such as pelvic fractures).
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is associated with prostate enlargement (volume more than 30 ml) and later causes decreased urinary flow, acute urinary retention
and ultimately requires surgery4.
Washington, March 26 ( ANI ): A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization may help men who suffered with acute urinary retention
due to an enlarged prostate, say researchers who pioneered its use.
Cases include ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, hypertensive emergencies, cardiac failure, acute asthma attack, fetal distress, jaundice, obstructed labor, postpartum collapse, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian torsion, endotoxic shock, acute urinary retention
, sexual assault, abnormal uterine bleeding, emergency contraception, gynecologic oncology emergencies, postexposure prophylaxis to HIV and hepatitis B, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, diabetic ketoacidosis, and medicolegal and ethical issues.
They assessed the likeli-hood that the men's BPH would progress to acute urinary retention
(a sudden inability to urinate) or necessitate surgery over a one-year period.
Untreated BPH can result in serious clinical complications, including acute urinary retention
, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder stone formation, gross hematuria (blood in the urine), and rarely, renal failure.
Does the patient have acute urinary retention
or neurogenic bladder the radiologist asked.
Both short--and long-acting inhaled anticholinergic medications appear to raise the risk of acute urinary retention
in men taking the drugs for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a case-control study of more than 67,000 people.
FDA has determined that a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) will be necessary for ezogabine, with the aim of informing healthcare professionals of the risk of urinary retention and the symptoms of acute urinary retention
FDA is said to have determined that a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) will be necessary for ezogabine, with the goal of informing healthcare professionals of the risk of urinary retention and the symptoms of acute urinary retention
, as Ezogabine caused urinary retention in clinical trials.
The condition can seriously impact the health and quality of life of older men and can lead to acute urinary retention
, incontinence, and other serious consequences.