Every 20 seconds, somewhere around the world someone loses their leg because of diabetes.
Our goal is to push back the clock and eliminate preventable amputations over the next generation.
ALPS serves as an
Between varied groups and organizations with respective roles to play in lower limb preservation.
“We aim to advance science and clinical care in association with limb preservation and to develop the next generation of clinicians, scientists and clinician scientists in this field.”
It is an honor and a privilege to introduce you to the American Limb Preservation Society (ALPS).
It is the goal of this organization to serve as an interdisciplinary bridge between our patients and specialties in medicine, surgery, nursing, physical therapy, engineering and science to foster better care of the high risk lower extremity and to help engage the next generation of women and men in the field.
Our collective goal is to eliminate preventable amputations over the next generation. We welcome you to join us as we work toward this goal.
Yours very truly,
David G. Armstrong
American Limb Preservation Society
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Membership is open to everyone involved in limb preservation and we hope you will join us today and help saving limbs and lives.
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New Study Reveals a 40 Percent Decrease in High-Level Amputations with an Interdisciplinary Limb Preservation Team
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