Risk assessment of the application of a plasma jet in dermatology.

  title={Risk assessment of the application of a plasma jet in dermatology.},
  author={Juergen Lademann and H. -Peter Richter and Alena Alborova and Daniel Humme and Alexa Patzelt and Axel Kramer and Klaus-Dieter Weltmann and Bernd Hartmann and Christian Ottomann and Joachim Wilhelm Fluhr and Peter Hinz and Georg H{\"u}bner and Olaf Lademann},
  journal={Journal of biomedical optics},
  volume={14 5},
Regardless of the fact that several highly efficient antiseptics are commercially available, the antiseptic treatment of chronic wounds remains a problem. In the past, electrical plasma discharges have been frequently used in biometrical science for disinfection and sterilization of material surfaces. Plasma systems usually have a temperature of several hundred degrees. Recently, it was reported that "cold" plasma can be applied onto living tissue. In in vitro studies on cell culture, it could… CONTINUE READING