Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 298, Issue 5, pp 853–855 | Cite as

Physical plasma: a new treatment option in gynecological oncology

  • Martin WeissEmail author
  • Matthias B. Stope
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Non-thermal application of physical plasma is rapidly gaining importance for the future therapy and prevention of chronic inflammatory diseases and tumors. Here, we outline the importance of this innovative and less invasive therapy option, particulary for the treatment and prevention of gynecological cancers.


Author contributions

M Weiss and MB Stope equally contributed to conceptualization, project administration, writing/editing of the manuscript.


This work was supported by the Faculty of Medicine of the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (Grant No. 2432-1-0).

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Conflict of interest

We declare that we have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Women’s Health TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and BiotechnologyStuttgartGermany
  3. 3.Department of Urology, Tumor Biology LaboratoryUniversity Medicine GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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