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Abstract

Ultrasonographic and Retrograde Urethrographic Assessment of Aetiological Factors of Bladder Outlet Obstruction in Adult Males in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Bladder Outlet Obstruction (BOO) imposes a significant burden on health and quality of life of the affected individuals globally. The incidence and prevalence of BOO in adult males increase as the population ages. With advanced BOO serious complications are common including urinary retention, renal failure and premature death. A considerable number of aetiological factors are responsible for BOO in males, some of which depend on the age and others varies from place to place. Understanding and categorizing these factors are crucial for diagnosis and management


Author(s):

Awajimijan Nathaniel Mbaba, Michael Promise Ogolodom*, Rufus Abam, Alazigha Nengi, Hyacienth Uche Chiegwu, Abdulfatai Kolawole Bakre and Robert Oziegbe Akhigbe



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