Nerve conduction velocity

Alternative Names

NCV

Definition of Nerve conduction velocity

Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) is a test of the speed of electrical signals through a nerve.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Daniel B. Hoch, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/24/2009

Nerve conduction test

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