What are the complications of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

Updated: Feb 19, 2021
  • Author: Levi A Deters, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Complications related to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) secondary to BPH include the following:

  • Urinary retention
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Gross hematuria
  • Bladder calculi
  • Renal failure or uremia (rare in current practice)

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