Cold Microsecond Spark Discharge Plasma Production of Active Species and Their Delivery into Tissue
Mechanisms of the Plasma Medicine techniques, first of all plasma sterilization and healing of wounds, are immediately related to the effects of reactive neutral and charged species produced by plasma and delivered to the treated object. Here we report experimental results on measurement of production of reactive oxygen species in liquid media and their delivery into tissue by microsecond spark discharge plasma. We also show that a simple agarose gel model may closely mimic physicochemical characteristics of tissue.
KeywordsSpark discharge Reactive oxygen species Plasma medicine Tissue model
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