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Dr. Alexander Ushinsky on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Alexander Ushinsky

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Alexander "Sasha" Ushinksy is an interventional radiologist and assistant professor with Washington University in St. Louis.

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Ep 315 Arterial Thrombectomy with Dr. Alexander Ushinsky
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About Dr. Alexander Ushinsky

Dr. Alexander Ushinsky is a Vascular Interventional Radiologist at Washington University in St. Louis and Barnes Jewish Hospital. His expertise is in peripheral vascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, limb salvage, venous disease, DVT, superficial venous disease, vascular malformations (AVMs, venous and lymphatic malformations) lymphangiography and dialysis intervention. His research interests include arterial disease, dialysis interventions, lymphangiography, and artificial intelligence. Background in biomedical engineering and medical devices. Dr. Ushinsky completed his medical degree at UC San Diego followed by a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at UC Irvine. He continued his medical training with a fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Alexander Ushinsky

Episode #315


In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Alexander Ushinsky about his standard workup and treatment when performing arterial thrombectomy in acute limb ischemia (ALI).

Articles Featuring Dr. Alexander Ushinsky

Arterial Thrombectomy Device Selection & Clinical Decision-Making

There are a diversity of thrombectomy devices that are viable for arterial thrombectomy, including Boston Scientific AngioJet, Penumbra Indigo, AngioDynamics Auryon, and BD Rotarex. Each device has utility in different clinical scenarios. Learn more about effective arterial thrombectomy device selection.

Arterial Thrombectomy in Acute Limb Ischemia: A Practical Guide

Interventional radiologist Dr. Alexander Ushinksy details his procedural technique for arterial thrombectomy in acute limb ischemia, including patient preparation, imaging, heparinization, wire placement, and post-operative care.

Building an Acute Limb Ischemia Program: Focus on Referrals

IR Dr. Alexander Ushinsky shares expert advice on building a thriving peripheral vascular practice with a successful acute limb ischemia program.

Acute Limb Ischemia: Rutherford Classification, Imaging Techniques & Essential Labs

Dr. Alexander Ushinsky provides an in-depth look at his protocol for working up acute limb ischemia, covering physical examination, Rutherford classification, imaging, and labs. Learn more!

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