It may seem like using surgical robotic devices may be less risky than traditional surgical methods. After all, advances in technology may mean that large incisions and other surgical risks are minimized. However, Texans may be concerned to learn that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning stating that the use of robotic devices in cancer operations may be unsafe.
Blood thinning medications are often used by people in Texas who suffer from heart diseases and other medical conditions that could lead to blood clots. However, recent legal claims alleged that a specific blood thinner, Xarelto, lacked warnings that the drug could be dangerous.