# What is urinary stasis?

## Question:

What is urinary stasis?

## Renal System:

The renal system (also known as the urinary or excretory system) consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. One of the main functions of this system is to produce urine to help excrete various waste substances (minerals, urea, etc) from the body.

Urinary stasis (also known as urinary retention) is a condition in which the bladder is not able to completely empty. Urinary stasis can have several...

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