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Synonyms for stasis

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

Words related to stasis

an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

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inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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This difference may be as a result of either change in urinary stasis and vesicoureteral reflux or decrease in urinary progesterones and oestrogens in the various trimesters of pregnancy.
As the muscle layer is not involved, urinary stasis is created because the contractility is missing.
Urinary stasis is perhaps the single most important predisposing factor for UTI; residual urine in the bladder provides an excellent culture medium for bacterial growth.
Many factors contribute to the risk of kidney-stone formation, including family history, urinary stasis (stoppage of the flow of urine), urinary infections, or the presence of a foreign body (such as an indwelling catheter).
Vesical calculus occurs most commonly as a result of either migration from the kidney or prolonged urinary stasis in the bladder.
15] Carcinogenic effects of normal urine and urinary stasis (as in continent diversion) have also been associated with a risk of cancer in bowel segments used for urinary diversion, most commonly adenocarcinoma.
Several clinical situations may contribute to upper tract urinary stasis such as ureteropelvic junction obstruction, calyceal diverticulum, medullary sponge kidney, hydronephrosis, and horseshoe kidney.
4] Urethral calculi originating de novo are most commonly associated with urethral diverticuli, strictures, schistosomiasis or neurogenic bladder, the latter of which predisposes patients to urinary stasis and infection.
23,24] Prostate and bladder cancer are also multifocal and may be secondary to urinary stasis.
In pregnancy additional factors like increased bladder volume with decreased tone, decreased urethral tone cause urinary stasis.