Rebecca Rudolph-Witt
editor

Rebecca Rudolph-Witt has been the editor of Surgical Products since 2015, and previously worked in journalism and some healthcare settings after she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a bachelors in journalism. 

Surgical Products strives to fill you in on the latest technology and products. Here are some recent releases you'll be hearing more about in the industry.
5.26.2016
9:55am
In case your busy week of surgeries and case preparation did not leave you much time to check the news, here are the big stories.
5.20.2016
9:54am
A shorter learning curve, more procedural flexibility and direct visual guidance were all design factors for researchers while designing a new endoscopic...
5.19.2016
9:47am
While lung transplants are possible, they are considered high risk. Less than 20 percent of donor lungs are suitable for transplant and less than half of lung...
5.18.2016
9:05am
While Surgical Products was at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) annual meeting, we learned about all the new gadgets and tools, but...
5.17.2016
9:32am
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Surgeons, parents and other clinicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have been sharing their stories with Brandon Stanton, a photojournalist who...
5.12.2016
1:34pm
As Nurses Week wraps up, the international community is thanked.
5.12.2016
11:16am
Single-use devices (SUD) and instruments may offer the benefit of using a new tool for each procedure, but a study published in the Journal of Medical Devices...
5.12.2016
9:00am
Although its release and U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance is pending, the splash this new system made at the Society of American Gastrointestinal...
5.11.2016
9:23am
Pre-operative screening for narcotics and drug use is one of the many facets to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program and others similar to it....
5.10.2016
9:07am
Surgical teams revise their practices due to public health crisis.
5.6.2016
9:52am
Healthcare facilities take procedural and infection control measures to protect patients, but waste management strategies are often designed to protect...
5.5.2016
10:20am
New instrumentation battles against its former identify.
5.4.2016
10:20am
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Doing no harm to patients is ingrained in all medical practices — but what about harm to one’s self?
5.3.2016
10:34am
Suppliers dig into the technology of surgical apparel.
5.2.2016
10:25am
In case your busy week of surgeries and case preparation did not leave you much time to check the news, here are the big stories.
4.29.2016
9:45am
This breakdown of technology is the perfect guide for making purchasing decisions.
4.27.2016
9:04am
Since 4K is the latest advancement in visualization, that barrier can be significant, but, as we have seen with HD, time will reduce this burden and eventually...
4.25.2016
2:38pm
Manufacturers and researchers took a step back to reassess and developed a mesh that combined the strength of the synthetic mesh with all the benefits of a...
4.25.2016
8:41am
In case your busy week of surgeries and case preparation did not leave you much time to check the news, here are the big stories.
4.22.2016
9:41am
Surgical Products strives to fill you in on the latest technology and products. Here are some recent releases you'll be hearing more about in the industry.
4.22.2016
9:26am
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Single-site laparoscopy procedures offer several benefits to patients, but the recently cleared robotic surgical instruments for single-site surgery offers...
4.19.2016
1:05pm
Facilities are still transitioning from standard to high-definition monitors, and the thought of 4K and its potential seems years away.
4.19.2016
9:19am
Many types of quality assurance devices are available to reassured staff, from tags and labeling systems to instrument tracking equipment and biological tests...
4.18.2016
9:22am
Removing excess fluid in the surgical cavity during a procedure is key to improve visibility, but managing the level of suction is equally as important to...
4.15.2016
10:07am
Various experimental technologies have been tested with the hope of helping paralyzed patients regain control of their limbs. As study, published in Nature, is...
4.14.2016
9:42am
Sharps accidents are commonly referred to as the unlisted never event, but instead of patients, clinicians are typically the ones affected.
4.13.2016
10:18am
"The more and more we learn, the more you get concerned about the scope of what this virus is doing."
4.12.2016
10:06am
If surgical smoke is deemed a viable issue, the next step is finding protection for staff. Suppliers offer many options – specialized smoke evacuators for open...
4.12.2016
9:42am
In case your busy week of surgeries and case preparation did not leave you much time to check the news, here are the big stories.
4.8.2016
9:08am
While these events should never happen, clinicians are all aware they do - and all too frequently.
4.7.2016
10:23am
Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the world's smallest pacemaker this week, which encompassed a series of design...
4.7.2016
9:07am
There have been numerous advances in science with the goal of giving sight back to the blind, but a neuroscientist's research project seems to have found...
4.6.2016
10:38am
Surgical Products strives to fill you in on the latest technology and products. Here are some recent releases you'll be hearing more about in the industry.
4.1.2016
9:55am
For four short days in Anaheim, Calif., we will be among the RNs checking out all the new technology in the exhibit hall and hearing about the issues your...
3.30.2016
10:52am
“The literature makes clear that the risks associated with patients sliding during robotic are just too great to ignore yet many robotic programs continue to...
3.29.2016
9:40am
The Excellence in Surgical Products (ESP) Award winners were announced in the November/December 2015 issue of Surgical Products.
3.23.2016
2:38pm
The Excellence in Surgical Products (ESP) Award winners were announced in the November/December 2015 issue of Surgical Products.
3.23.2016
2:29pm
The Excellence in Surgical Products (ESP) Award winners were announced in the November/December 2015 issue of Surgical Products.
3.23.2016
2:14pm