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What is a nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test?

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In brief: Part of EMG

Nerve function can be tested using electromyography, and the NCV test applies an electrical shock over the nerve to ascertain if normal velocity and voltage is present.
Patterns of nerve abnormality can diagnose different diseases.

In brief: Part of EMG

Nerve function can be tested using electromyography, and the NCV test applies an electrical shock over the nerve to ascertain if normal velocity and voltage is present.
Patterns of nerve abnormality can diagnose different diseases.
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