Dec 1st 2020

Congress: Support the ARC Act to Prevent Amputations

SCAI in the News Government Relations

For most Americans, encountering someone in their community who is missing a lower limb due to amputation isn’t terribly uncommon. Thanks to modern surgical techniques and advances in mobility devices, amputations don’t shock us — and many people don’t give any thought as to why the limb loss occurred in the first place.

But what is shocking is the number of Americans whose lives are forever changed by amputation — especially when such a traumatic outcome can likely be prevented.