Acute Urinary Retention

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Peter Pietrzak
  • David Albala


LUTS BPH Prostate cancer OAB Prostatitis Acute urinary retention Diagnostics Management 

Suggested Reading

  1. Cathcart P, van der Meulen J, Armitage J, et al. Incidence of primary and recurrent acute urinary retention between 1998 and 2003 in England. J Urol. 2006;176(1):200–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Fitzpatrick JM, Kirby RS. Management of acute urinary retention. BJU Int. 2006;97(Suppl 2):16–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Gratzke C, Bachmann A, Descazeaud A, Drake MJ, Madersbacher S, Mamoulakis C, Oelke M, Tikkinen KAO, Gravas S. EAU guidelines on the assessment of non-neurogenic male lower urinary tract symptoms including benign prostatic obstruction. Eur Urol. 2015;67(6):1099–109.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. NICE Evidence Summary on Acute Urinary Retention. 2018.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Peter Pietrzak
    • 2
  • David Albala
    • 3
  1. 1.East of England DeanerySouthend University HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustSouthendUK
  3. 3.Associated Medical ProfessionalsSyracuseUSA

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