Y. Zha

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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) has become a worldwide public health problem, but little information is available about the disease burden in China. We aimed to evaluate the burden of AKI and assess the availability of diagnosis and treatment in China. METHODS We launched a nationwide, cross-sectional survey of adult patients who were admitted to(More)
BACKGROUND Interleukin-18 (IL-18) mediates ischemic acute tubular necrosis; it has been proved as a rapid, reliable, and affordable test marker for the early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI), but its predictive accuracy varies greatly. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE, Cochrane Library, Ovid, and Springerlink (from inception to November 15, 2013) were(More)
BACKGROUND Information on acute kidney injury (AKI) in elderly hospitalized patients is limited. This study aims to assess the incidence, risk factors and outcomes of AKI in elderly Chinese patients. METHOD The Epidemiology of AKI in Chinese Hospitalized adults (EACH) study is a multicenter, retrospective cohort study conducted in nine regional central(More)
—This study presents the research result on estimating winter wheat yield in North China Plain, by assimilating multi-temporal Landsat TM images into the GIS-based EPIC model (Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator, recently renamed Environmental Policy Integrated Climate). The results indicate that the assimilation of LAI maps retrieved from remotely(More)
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