Application in Veterinary Medicine

  • Claudia Bender
  • Axel Kramer
  • Matthias B. Stope


With Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP), chronic wounds in pets, which cannot be controlled by conventional therapy methods, can be healed without side effects. For several cases of wound disorders, e.g. in cases of suture dehiscence, impressive therapeutic results have been achieved by CAP.

Due to antibacterial, antiviral and anti-exudative effects of CAP in hair follicles, CAP is also suitable for the treatment of superficial infected skin diseases. Also Demodex mites can be killed.

On account of the antitumoral effect, the use of CAP also appears to be promising for supporting treatment, for example, of canine papillomatosis or concomitantly after surgical resection of an equine sarcoid or feline squamous cell carcinoma.


Chronic wounds Wound healing disorders Demodicosis Superficial infected skin diseases 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Bender
    • 1
  • Axel Kramer
    • 2
  • Matthias B. Stope
    • 3
  1. 1.Tierarztpraxen Dr. Claudia Bender in Karrin and LubminKröslinGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Hygiene and Environmental MedicineUniversity Medicine GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany
  3. 3.Department of UrologyUniversity Medicine GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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