Search for dissertations about: "Benny Holmberg"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Benny Holmberg.

  1. 1. Analysis of risk factors in patients with severe chronic kidney disease. The role of atorvastatin

    Author : Benny Holmberg; Bernd G Stegmayr; Christer Andersson; Peter M Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atorvastatin; cholesterol; chronic kidney disease; haemodialysis; cholesterol; lipids; peritoneal dialysis; risk factors; statins; inter dialysis weight gain;

    Abstract : Background and aim: There had been no randomized end-point studies with statins for patients with severe renal failure. The purpose of this prospective, open, randomized, controlled study was to investigate whether atorvastatin (10 mg/day) would alter cardiovascular end-points and the overall mortality rate of patients with chronic kidney disease stage 4 or 5 (creatinine clearanceMaterial & Methods: This was an open, prospective, randomized study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nanocomposites for Use in Sliding Electrical Contacts

    Author : Benny André; Urban Wiklund; Staffan Jacobson; Kenneth Holmberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; tribology; materials science; Materialvetenskap; Materials Science; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot materialvetenskap; Engineering Science with specialization in Materials Science; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot tribomaterial; Engineering Science with specialization in Tribo Materials;

    Abstract : In this thesis nanocomposite materials for use in high performance electrical contacts are tested. Self mating silver as coatings on cupper substrates are the most used material combination in power connectors today. In this work two new concepts were tested. READ MORE