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What kind of pre-tests for surgery are done for carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Electrodiagnostics.

An electrodiagnostic evaluation (also known as an emg/ncs study) is usually ordered to confirm the location and severity of nerve compression.
Other diagnoses can mimic carpal tunnel syndrome, such as cervical radiculopathy, so an emg/ncs study is helpful to corroborate your physician's findings.

In brief: Electrodiagnostics.

An electrodiagnostic evaluation (also known as an emg/ncs study) is usually ordered to confirm the location and severity of nerve compression.
Other diagnoses can mimic carpal tunnel syndrome, such as cervical radiculopathy, so an emg/ncs study is helpful to corroborate your physician's findings.
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

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