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Document Type : Research Article

Authors

1 Radiation Application Department‎, ‎Shahid Beheshti University‎, ‎P.O‎. ‎Box‎ ‎1983969411‎, ‎Tehran‎, ‎Iran

2 Physics and Energy Engineering Department‎, ‎Amirkabir University‎, ‎Hafiz Avenue‎, ‎Tehran‎, ‎Iran

3 Nuclear Physics Department‎, ‎Physics Faculty‎, ‎Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

Abstract

‎The aim of this research was determination of the required time for coagulation of in vivo cut bleeding treated by non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma‎. ‎To meet this‎, ‎an atmospheric pressure plasma jet device was designed and constructed‎. ‎Helium was used as working gas‎. ‎The electrical parameters and optical emission spectrum of helium plasma were measured‎. ‎The averaged treatment time to coagulate the incision bleeding on the mouse liver was obtained 8.6 μs‎, ‎and the average time of naturally incision bleeding coagulation was 10 min‎.

Highlights

  • The coagulation time of in vivo bleeding treated by cold atmospheric pressure plasma was determined.
  • The optical emission spectrum of plasma showed the existance of ROS and RNS species.
  • The coagulation time of treated cut was compared with control cut.

Keywords

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