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Table 3 Cerebral blood flow (CBF) in conscious and anesthetized rats, determined using [125I]IMP

From: Conscious rat PET imaging with soft immobilization for quantitation of brain functions: comprehensive assessment of anesthesia effects on cerebral blood flow and metabolism

  CBF (mL/100 g/min)
Conscious 94.7 ± 6.0
MMB 63.8 ± 8.1**
KX 62.5 ± 19.1**
Chloral 104.6 ± 12.9
PTB 49.3 ± 4.9**
PF 52.9 ± 4.4**
IFL 115.6 ± 8.4**
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 6–7). **P < 0.01 compared with conscious rats as determined using ANOVA with Dunnett’s multiple comparison test