Urinary retention (ischuria)

A condition in which the urinary bladder does not rid itself of all urine it contains during the process of urination.
or a lack of ability to urinate.

Etiology

a common complication of benign prostatic hypertrophy (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)

may also be due to anesthesia and other medications

effects of renal dysfunction

obstruction in ureters or urethra

Treatment:

catheterization

Prostatic stent or TURP

surgical excision of blockage

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