Classification of Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
What does cardiorenal syndrome (CRS) mean?
The term cardiorenal syndrome has been used to define different clinical conditions in which heart and kidney dysfunction overlap.
A consensus classification of cardiorenal syndrom is outlined in the below table
Classification of Cardiorenal Syndrome
|1||Acute cardiorenal||Heart failure leading to acute kidney injury (AKI)||Acute coronary syndrome leading to acute heart and kidney failure|
|2||Chronic cardiorenal||Chronic heart failure leading to kidney failure||Chronic heart failure|
|3||Acute nephrocardiac||AKI leading to acute heart failure||Uremic cardiomyopathy AKI-related|
|4||Chronic nephrocardiac||Chronic kidney disease leading to heart failure||Left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic heart failure due to kidney failure|
|5||Secondary||Systemic disease leading to heart and kidney failure||Sepsis, vasculitis, diabetes mellitus|