Chinese General Practice ›› 2023, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (36): 4608-4612.DOI: 10.12114/j.issn.1007-9572.2022.0776

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Progress in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Retention during Pregnancy


  1. Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Peking University International Hospital, Beijing 102206, China
  • Received:2022-09-22 Revised:2022-12-28 Published:2023-12-20 Online:2023-01-30
  • Contact: LIN li



  1. 102206 北京市,北京大学国际医院妇产科
  • 通讯作者: 蔺莉
  • 作者简介:


The incidence of urinary retention during pregnancy is low which is mainly manifested as dysuria, frequent urination, incomplete urination, lower abdominal distension and abdominal pain and may induce severe complications and adverse pregnancy outcomes, so the early identification and treatment of urinary retention during pregnancy are crucial in clinical practice. Only by timely symptomatic and etiological treatment can the adverse outcome be avoided. This article made a review of the research progress of etiology, diagnosis and treatment, to provide diagnostic and therapeutic approaches and reference for clinical physicians.

Key words: Urinary retention, Pregnancy, Pregnancy outcome, Diagnosis, differential, Catheterization, Review



关键词: 尿潴留, 妊娠, 妊娠结局, 诊断, 鉴别, 导尿管插入术, 综述