Table 1.

Change from baseline forearm blood flow, forearm cutaneous blood flow, and fingertip cutaneous blood flow during sham and face cooling

Δ Forearm Blood Flow, ml·100 g tissue−1·min−1 (n = 7)Forearm Cutaneous Blood Flow, PU (n = 10)Fingertip Cutaneous Blood Flow, PU (n = 10)
Time, minShamFace CoolingShamFace CoolingShamCooling
Baseline23 ± 1223 ± 14152 ± 66190 ± 136
3−1.3 ± 1.0B−2.3 ± 2.0B23 ± 1420 ± 17161 ± 90158 ± 128
6−1.1 ± 1.0−1.8 ± 1.7B21 ± 1523 ± 26182 ± 116181 ± 153
721 ± 1521 ± 19174 ± 9781 ± 51*B
824 ± 1929 ± 24217 ± 129155 ± 116
9−0.9 ± 0.6−2.0 ± 2.6B25 ± 1625 ± 22230 ± 127174 ± 136
1224 ± 2224 ± 30250 ± 134B117 ± 79*
15−0.9 ± 0.8−2.5 ± 2.5*B23 ± 1722 ± 28255 ± 135B115 ± 94*
1823 ± 2126 ± 40262 ± 119B112 ± 96*
21−0.9 ± 0.7−2.6 ± 2.4*B24 ± 1524 ± 28282 ± 114B103 ± 64*
Post−0.4 ± 0.30.0 ± 1.327 ± 2028 ± 44287 ± 61B136 ± 113*
  • Values are means ± SD. PU, perfusion units.

  • * Significantly different Sham (P < 0.05).

  • B Significantly different from baseline (P < 0.05).