Chronic wounds have a high impact on quality of life and on 5-year survival rate, which is comparable to that of cancer. In case of diabetic foot ulcers, risk of infection is high and 3% of cases these wounds result in amputations.
On average, non-healing wound typically costs €10.000 per year.
A cold plasma is created by ionizing a gas by means of a strong electric field.
All types of chronic wounds can be treated with cold plasma.
The frequency and the number of treatments will depend on the size and the type of the non-healing wound. Typically, the treatment will need several weeks, and will be done daily or 2 to 3 times per week.
The product is not on the market yet. At this moment it is only used for clinical studies.