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retention

1. Pathol the abnormal holding within the body of urine, faeces, etc., that are normally excreted
2. Commerce a sum of money owed to a contractor but not paid for an agreed period as a safeguard against any faults found in the work carried out

retention

1. The withholding of a portion (usually 10%) of a periodic payment to a contractor, by prior agreement, for work completed. The retention is held in escrow for a stipulated time period after the acceptance of the completed work by the architect and owner/payee.
2. The amount of preservative, fire-retardant salt, resin, etc., retained by treated or impregnated wood.
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Patient and surgical factors associated with postoperative urinary retention after lumbar spine surgery.
Thus, I had to go to the emergency room late Friday evening and again the next evening because of urinary retention, with a long delay in a busy waiting room.
The plaintiff brought a medical malpractice claim against the defendant urologist for failure to monitor him properly for the effects of chronic silent prostatism and urinary retention, resulting in the kidney failure.
A 48-year-old male patient without any previous urological complaint was admitted to urology outpatient clinic with urinary retention. In detailed history, he had LA due to acute appendicitis seven days ago.
In the current case, the tumor mass protruded through the vulva, urinary retention and bleeding were the most striking clinical findings.
Urinary retention occurred in 1 (2.38%) of TAH group but not in VH group.
Assessment of urinary retention during the peripartum period is difficult and there is no consensus on the amount of bladder volume that is considered as urinary retention.
International Continence Society revised the definition of urinary retention as inability to pass urine despite persistent effort [1].
A 62-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of lower abdominal pain and urinary retention. Her relevant past medical history included three pregnancies and deliveries, and a hysterectomy and removal of ovaries, bilaterally, due to endometriosis at the age of 32 years, with subsequent menopause.
We report the case of an 11-year old girl with eosinophilic cystitis presenting as painless acute urinary retention associated with microscopic hematuria and favourable evolution without treatment.