What is Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)?

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Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) is a test of the speed of signals through a nerve. This test is used to diagnose nerve damage or destruction.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 14 1
Diagnostic assessment 10 1
Weakness in arm(s) 4 1
Fibromyalgia 3 0
Peripheral neuritis 3 1
Carpal tunnel syndrome 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)

Side effect Patients
Bruising 1
Nerve pain in right hand 1
Pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)

Dosage Patients
one time 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV).