urinary tract obstruction


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urinary tract obstruction

Urology A block in urine flow, often caused by a stone. See Kidney stone.
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This ex vivo model is most likely suitable to depict the clinical situation of an acute urinary tract obstruction. The most common pathology causing acute urinary tract obstruction in adults is nephrolithiasis and the lifetime risk of passing a kidney stone is about 8%-10% (18, 19).
In a literature review of 25 cases with prenatally diagnosed urinomas, including 16 cases with lower urinary tract obstructions and seven cases with upper urinary tract obstructions, Adorisio et al.
In this section, we reported studies that associated cytokines with relevant clinical consequences of CAKUT such as acute pyelonephritis, urinary tract obstruction, and renal scarring.
However, up to 5-10% of patients develop flank pain, haematuria, hypertension, recurrent infection, stone formation, and urinary tract obstruction.5,6 In our series indication of surgery included persistent pain, hypertension related obstruction, microscopic haematuria and recurrent urinary tract infection.
Patients with co-morbidities representing independent mortality risk like congenital heart disease and with non-obstructive causes of renal failure and patients with no evidence of urinary tract obstruction on either ultra sonogram or renal scan were excluded from the study.
There are occasional cases when UTI is a marker of congenital kidney damage or urinary tract obstruction, which ultrasonography can easily detect."
Radiologic findings in acute urinary tract obstruction. J Emerg Med1997; 15: 339- 43.
Included are the liver, pancreas or peritoneum (the thin membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers the internal organs), or by urinary tract obstruction.
of California School of Medicine and San Francisco General Hospital) present 24 contributions organized by pathophysiology and covering conditions falling under the headings of urogenital trauma, infection, vascular and hemorrhagic emergencies, acute urinary tract obstruction, iatrogenic complications, and newborn urological emergencies.
Posterior urethral valve (PUV) (see Figure 5) is a lower urinary tract obstruction resulting from an obstructing membrane within the lumen of the posterior (prostatic) urethra.