Low temperature plasma applications in medicine
Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP Greifswald), Greifswald, Germany
2 Greifswald University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany
The main field of plasma medicine is the direct application of cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) on or in the human body for therapeutic purposes. CAP is effective both to inactivate a broad spectrum of microorganisms including multiple drug resistant ones and to stimulate proliferation of mammalian cells. Clinical application has started in the field of wound healing and treatment of infective skin diseases.
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