Definition of oliguric in US English:

oliguric

adjective

Medicine
  • See oliguria

    • ‘The longer it takes for rehydration to be initiated, the more likely it is that oliguric renal failure (less than 500 ml of urine per day) or anuric renal failure (less than 50 ml of urine per day) will be established.’
    • ‘Little electrolyte free water was excreted in the index oliguric patient.’
    • ‘Progression to oliguric or anuric renal failure is rare, with recovery on discontinuation of aminoglycosides the most common outcome.’
    • ‘The intravenous dye used during angiography can precipitate acute oliguric renal failure in patients with early renal impairment.’
    • ‘Hepatorenal syndrome is an acute oliguric renal failure resulting from intense intrarenal vasoconstriction in otherwise normal kidneys.’
    • ‘The serum creatinine was elevated at 3.9 mg/dL, urinalysis revealed hematuria without casts, and the patient was oliguric on pressors.’
    • ‘Co-administration with dopamine at a dose of 2-3 mcg/kg/min. may counteract the oliguric effect of indomethacin.’
    • ‘Two days after would repair, she underwent hemodialysis for oliguric acute renal failure with severe volume overload and hyperkalemia.’
    • ‘Continuous dose furosemide improves short term outcomes and seems to reduce the incidence of oliguric renal failure and thereby improves survival to hospital discharge.’
    • ‘Within 12 hours he was hypotensive, oliguric, tachypnoeic, increasingly drowsy, and confused.’
    • ‘Historically, nonoliguric renal failure has been assumed to have a better outcome than oliguric renal failure.’
    • ‘Diuretics are frequently given to treat acute oliguric renal failure, but the response to diuretics in this setting may actually be a marker for severe disease rather than a valid response to therapy.’
    • ‘The classic presentation of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis is a full-blown nephritic syndrome with oliguric acute renal failure.’
    • ‘If infant is anuric or oliguric, think about dehydration, sepsis, renal abnormalities, or obstruction.’
    • ‘Hepatorenal syndrome, defined as oliguric renal failure in a patient with advanced liver disease, is caused by reduced renal perfusion.’
    • ‘More often, however, volume overload is present, especially if patients are oliguric or anuric.’
    • ‘About one half of the fatalities occur during the subsequent oliguric phase, with fatalities primarily due to renal failure.’

Pronunciation

oliguric

/-rik/