Vietnamese engineers successfully invent cold Plasma ray in medical

Vietnam Plasma Technology Joint Stock Company yesterday held a meeting to introduce Vietnamese-made cold Plasma equipment used in medical and cosmetic surgery.

The medical equipment was certified by the Ministry of Health. It will be used in hospitals across the country. The success of cold Plasma ray invention makes Vietnam to be one of the  first nation to apply cold plasma ray in medical treatment and cosmetic surgery.

The equipment was made by Dr. Do Hoang Tung and Dr. Nguyen The Anh from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Do Hoang Tung said that Cold plasma was able to inactivate the virus on the tested surfaces, suggesting that this method could be used for continuous disinfection of contaminated surfaces, and wound healing.

Additionally, low temperature plasma is exceptionally suited for treating sensitive targets, including living cells and tissues, without causing thermal damage. Specially, Plasma MED equipment has been used in the Medicine Faculty of the National University, the National Hospital of Burns, the central Hospital Hue, th Medicine University and Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

Test results are assessed the equipment to be safe and effective in treatment for wound.

By Khanh Nguyen - translated by Uyen Phuong

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