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Nerve conduction test

Nerve conduction test

Overview

The nerve conduction velocity test is performed to evaluate nerve function. It tests the speed impulses travel through a nerve.

Update Date 6/1/2015

Updated by: Daniel Kantor, MD, Kantor Neurology, Coconut Creek, FL and immediate past president of the Florida Society of Neurology (FSN). Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.