urinary retention

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Related to Obstruction of the urinary tract: Obstruction of urinary flow
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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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Kidney stones cause severe pain, obstruction of the urinary tract, and loss of worker productivity.
Endocare's ThermaStent technology is designed to deliver low watt RF thermal energy through a flexible nitinol stent to achieve a minimally invasive therapy for men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition causing enlarged prostate and uncomfortable obstruction of the urinary tract.
Endocare's ThermaStent technology is designed to deliver low watt RF thermal energy through a flexible nitinol stent to achieve a minimally invasive therapy for men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition causing enlarged prostate and uncomfortable obstruction of the urinary tract.