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NYU student invents wound-closing gel

joe landolina veti-gel healing wounds bleeding

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 04:57 PM

A brainy NYU student has cooked up a magic gel that he says can stop even heavy bleeding — an invention that could make routine bandages obsolete.

Joe Landolina, 20, an Ulster County native and NYU junior, says his Veti-Gel almost instantly closes and begins healing even major wounds to internal organs and key arteries.

“There’s really no way to quickly stop bleeding except to hold lots of gauze on a wound,” Landolina told The Post. “I thought if you could pour this gel into a wound, it would solidify and stop the bleeding.”

http://www.nypost.co...lv86UiwDOLC90HJ

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 05:12 PM

Sounds interesting, but how would bandage manufacturers like this? Unless they bought the rights to produce this gel.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 05:26 PM

If it does indeed work,the applications would limitless.It would be a good thing to have on the battlefield for instance

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 06:27 PM

Yes he is a nerd for sure. This is a great invention. Think of the many ways it can and could be used from EMT'S to Doctors. Medic's. Good deal


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Posted 18 March 2013 - 06:39 PM

Could of used something like that when my horse cut his leg badly and thought I would never get the bleeding stopped.


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Posted 18 March 2013 - 07:11 PM

Sounds like the plasti-flesh from sci-fi war novels :tu:

This is awesome!!!

Edited by OverSword, 18 March 2013 - 07:13 PM.


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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:56 PM

This could be beneficial in many ways. I'm loving all of these scientific improvements lately and they just keep getting better!

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:03 PM

How handy would this stuff be if everyone carried some? It would be great in times of need.


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:35 AM

We need to know of hypersenstivity,its advantages more detail,also of any known problems with it

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 12:10 PM

Well, you certainly wouldn't want to confuse a tube of that stuff with your K-Y. :whistle:

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 12:42 PM

Real life Medi-gel!

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:17 PM

Here's a video of the stuff in use. Being used on a fresh pork loin, which they're pumping blood through.

Be cautious as there is quite a bit of blood.

http://www.technewsd...ntly-video.html


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:19 PM

Thanks IamLegend,just watched your link,thats some amazing gel. I think all USA citizens may need to carry this if the NRA get their way. No slander intended to my American cousins


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:21 PM

I wonder how available this will be. I wonder if a big ass company will buy the rights and then if it will just disappear, or it will be super ass expesive to buy. I just can't imagine this being released to the consumer

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:31 PM

Super glue works good too.

Edited by jimbur, 19 March 2013 - 03:33 PM.

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