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Table 1 Absolute cerebral flow and microvascular resistances at baseline and after cardiac arrest resuscitation at T0, T15 and T30 minutes

From: A novel approach to assess cerebral and coronary perfusion after cardiac arrest

  n vessels Baseline n vessels T0 n vessels T15 n vessels T30
Flow (L/min)         
 overall 20 0.040 ± 0.03 6 0.090 ± 0.06 10 0.059 ± 0.05 19 0.026 ± 0.02
 3 10 0.034 ± 0.02 3 0.096 ± 0.09 5 0.022 ± 0.01 9 0.028 ± 0.02
 5 10 0.047 ± 0.03 3 0.083 ± 0.01 5 0.095 ± 0.06 10 0.025 ± 0.01
Resistances (mmHg·min/l or WU)
 overall 20 2014 ± 1015 6 1991 ± 1191 10 1967 ± 1048 19 3202 ± 1838
 3 10 1771 ± 910 3 2256 ± 1671 5 2564 ± 940 9 2850 ± 1456
 5 10 2278 ± 1561 3 1726 ± 737 5 1370 ± 832 10 3658 ± 2218