urinary retention

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Related to urinary retention: urinary tract infection, Acute Urinary Retention
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Noun1.urinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladderurinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladder; "he has a problem with urinary retention"
retention, retentiveness, retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
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By five years, the cumulative incidence of sling revision for urinary retention plateaued at 3.2 and 0.4 percent for the retropubic and transobturator groups, respectively.
Summary: Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 24 (ANI): Samajwadi party founder and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a hospital here after he complained of urinary retention.
Postoperative urinary retention (POUR) is one of the main post-operative complications which is often underestimated and often gets missed.
Nuvectra said last night in its earnings release, "We remain committed to the sacral neuromodulation (SNM) opportunity via the eventual FDA approval of Virtis, our SNM system for the treatment of chronic urinary retention and the symptoms of overactive bladder.
urinary retention, sedation, pruritus, and orthopnea.
Temporary urinary retention may occur due to urethral swelling, over-injection of bulking material, or urethral sphincter spasms.
Solifenacin Succinate Tablets are contraindicated in patients with urinary retention, gastric retention, uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma and in patients who have demonstrated hypersensitivity to the drug.
The medical staff and facility should never have released me, since older males have a 30% or higher probability that urinary retention will occur after general anesthesia.
The USD1.5m in non-dilutive funding will be used by the company to continue clinical development of the Connected Catheter 2P (C2P), an innovative, investigational smart catheter system designed for adult males with Chronic Urinary Retention and/or Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction (NLUTD).
In April 2007, the then 59-year-old plaintiff was referred by his primary care physician to the defendant urologist for suspected benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH with acute urinary retention and urethral stricture.
On the other hand, obstruction, infection, pharmacologic, and neurogenic factors are the main causes of urinary retention (3).