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Using the Arm for Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure where a catheter (a long hollow tube) is inserted through an artery and moved towards the heart. Dye is then injected to provide visualization of the arteries of the heart muscle. During catheterization, a stent or balloon may also be inserted if an artery is narrowed or clogged. Most cardiac […]


Congestive Heart Failure

When a person first hears that someone they know has congestive heart failure, they often assume the worst, as in a trip to the hospital or worse. But the word “failure” is a bit of a misnomer, as the heart doesn’t fully fail. It simple isn’t pumping as strongly as is necessary to deliver blood […]


Hunterdon Happening’s Best Cardiologist 2019

Best and most happening in Hunterdon County Yaser Elnahar, MD of Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates has been named Hunterdon Happening’s Best Cardiologist of 2019. Dr. Elnahar was also awarded the same honor in 2018. Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to Dr. Elnahar! Schedule a Consultation To learn more about the cardiology services we […]



Holter Monitors

When our Hunterdon Cardiovascular patients have been shown to have issues with their heart rhythm, we often use what is called a Holter monitor to provide more information on their condition. Here’s some more information on these devices. What is a Holter monitor? Only about the size of a pack of cards, Holter monitors are […]


Holter Monitor | Flemington, NJ

Fainting Isn’t Just a Scary Movie Thing

Fainting is a brief loss of consciousness. While certainly the domain of horror movies and comedy sketches, this is serious business for the person doing the fainting. That’s why we have a specialized Faint and Fall Center at Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates. It is the region’s only multi-specialty center for people suffering from fainting or falls.  […]


Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates Achieves NCQA Tier 3 Accreditation

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates Achieves NCQA Patient Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Tier 3 Accreditation What is NCQA Patient Centered Specialty Practice Recognition? A Patient Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) focuses on proactive coordination and sharing information. The practice works as a team to coordinate care with your primary doctor, other referring clinicians, community resources and services as […]


Peripheral Arterial Disease

When your extremities don’t receive enough blood, you have a condition known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It’s a common circulatory problem where the patient’s narrowed arteries are reducing blood flow to the limbs. PAD has its own symptoms, such as pain when walking, but it’s usually a sign of more widespread accumulation of fatty […]


Cardiac Catheterization

At Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates, we use cardiac catheterization to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. While this procedure is typically done by entering through an artery in the patient’s groin, our Hunterdon interventional cardiologists prefer to use the transradial approach, which enters through an artery in the wrist. This method shortens the patient’s hospital stay and […]


Nuclear Cardiology

Most people haven’t heard the term “nuclear cardiology,” but they may know a friend or relative who has reaped the benefits from it. Nuclear cardiology has played a pivotal role in establishing the diagnosis of heart disease and in the assessment of disease extent and the prediction of outcomes when it comes to coronary artery […]


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