course: Plasmamedicine

number:
141281
teaching methods:
lecture with tutorials
media:
computer based presentation
responsible person:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Awakowicz
lecturer:
Jun. Prof. Dr. Andrew R. Gibson (ETIT)
language:
english
HWS:
3
CP:
4
offered in:
summer term

dates in winter term

  • lecture: according to agreement

Exam

Date according to prior agreement with lecturer.

Form of exam:oral
Registration for exam:Directly with the lecturer
Date:None
Duration:30min

goals

The students have gained interest in plasma technical procedures and technologies. They have learned the most important biological and medical basics and topical medical applications of plasma technology.

content

The research field plasma medicine is a very recent topic. Several applications of plasma for medical purposes are investigated internationally, e.g. wound healing, cancer treatment, and dental applications. The interaction of plasma with biological systems is thereby playing a big role- The lecture gives insight into this very vivid and topical research field. The most important biological and medical basics as well as the medical applications of plasma technology are topic of this lecture, organized as follows: 1. Basics Plasma with a focus on atmospheric pressure plasmas 2. Plasma sources for plasma medicine 3. Plasma components and modes of action 4. Influence of plasma on eukaryonts 5. Safety aspects, clinical trials 6. Plasma for wound healing 7. Plasma in cancer therapy 8. Dental applications 9. Limitations

requirements

keine

recommended knowledge

none