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Blood Urea and Creatinine Levels in Obstructive Uropathy Patients Due to Benign Prostate Hyperplasia after Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

Zuhirman Zamzami.

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Purpose: To evaluate blood urea and creatinine levels in obstructive uropathy patients due to acute urinary retention due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and two weeks after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).
Method: We reviewed medical records of obstructive uropathy patients due to BPH and underwent TURP from January 2010 to December 2015 in Arifin Achmad Regional General Hospital, Pekanbaru, Riau Province, Indonesia. Data collected were acute urinary retention patients due to BPH, the blood urea and creatinine levels soon after urinary catheter insertion and the blood urea and creatinine levels. The statistical analysis of univariate and bivariate were used. Approval on the study was obtained from the Ethical Review Board for Medicine and Health Research, Medical Faculty, University of Riau.
Results: There were 88 obstructive uropathy patients due to benign prostatic hyperplasia in which commonly occurred in age 61-70 years old group. This study also showed 84 (95.5%) cases of obstructive uropathy due to BPH underwent TURP experienced decrease in blood urea levels with creatinine levels to normal limits.
Conclusions: There were improvement of kidney function after TURP in obstructive uropathy patients due to BPH.

Key words: Obstructive uropathy, benign prostatic hyperplasia, transurethral resection of the prostate, blood urea levels, creatinine levels

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