Surgery is the manual physical medical treatment by means of an operation. Surgeons can choose from a huge variety of tools and devices as well as technical components which are implanted in the body to replace or support body parts. Many implants and surgical instruments are treated with plasma. behandelt. On the one hand, surfaces can be made antiseptic (sterile) by plasma cleaning and plasma sterilisation; on the other hand, functional surface coatings can be generated which promote for example the bonding and embedding of an implant in the body and the cell growth of body tissue on the new implant. Plasma treatment of surgical instruments takes place in the clean-room. statt.