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Nerve Conduction Studies

A nerve conduction study is a test to assess nerve damage. 

Small pads will be placed with metal discs called electrodes over the nerve being tested. Electrodes will also be placed on the muscles that the nerves supply so that electric signals can be sent to the areas and the activity recorded.

Several harmless electric shocks are produced during the tests and the time it takes the muscle to contract is recorded each time.

Nerves on the opposite side of the body are also sometimes tested for reference and comparison. 

Nerve conduction studies are performed as an outpatient meaning you will be allowed home on the same day as the procedure. 

Please do discuss any questions you may have with your consultant prior to the procedure.

If you are paying for your own treatment all costs will be discussed and explained prior to any treatment taking place. This will be confirmed in writing along with any surgeon fees, anaesthetist fees and hospital charges prior to admission.

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The Sefton Suite
Aintree University Hospital
Lower Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L9 7AL
Telephone: 0151 330 6551