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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the syndicate manager for facilitating institutional sales and for allocation to nonmember firms. In the context of construction contracts, an amount retained from construction contract payments (5-15% of the contract price) to ensure the contractor completes the construction before the retention is returned.

Retention

Prior to a new issue, the percentage of securities given to an underwriting syndicate to place with investors after making allowances for any underwriters that are not part of the syndicate as well as placement with institutional investors.

retention

The securities that are distributed to members of an underwriting syndicate after accounting for the portion of the new issue retained for sales to institutions and members of the selling group who are not also part of the syndicate.
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Although the tumour was of a small size, and removed by TUR, later she presented with urinary retention and open surgical resection of the tumour had to be performed.
Postoperative urinary retention after surgery for benign anorectal disease: potential risk factors and strategy for prevention.
The objective of this study was to find out the fre-quency of patients with urinary retention due to beni-gn prostatic hyperplasia and also to determine associ-ation between age and prostate volume.
To the best of our knowledge, such minimally invasive approach for treatment of medication-refractory urinary retention due to bladder neck hypertrophy is the first of its kind in the Middle East region.
Functional/neurological causes of urinary retention in women include cerebral and spinal cord diseases which can be congenital, neoplastic, degenerative, inflammatory, vascular or traumatic, e.
2005), Pavlin, Pavlin, Gunn, Taraday & Koerschgen (1999), define urinary retention as a bladder volume greater than 600mls together with the inability to micturate within 30 minutes and this has been embedded in the guidelines.
Physicians and nurses requested the implementation of a) a standard definition of urinary retention, b) a consistent protocol for voiding trials to minimize variation among practitioners, c) enhanced nursing knowledge and skill in use of the portable bladder ultrasound scanner, and d) consistent documentation of voiding trial results.
Antimuscarinics should not be used in patients with narrow angle glaucoma and should be used cautiously in patients with impaired gastric emptying or history of urinary retention.
Washington, March 26 ( ANI ): A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization may help men who suffered with acute urinary retention due to an enlarged prostate, say researchers who pioneered its use.