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Table 1 Physiological variables

From: Docosahexaenoic acid improves behavior and attenuates blood–brain barrier injury induced by focal cerebral ischemia in rats

  Evans-Blue Study FITC-dexran Study
  Saline - 6 h DHA - 6 h Saline - 24 h DHA - 24 h Saline - 72 h DHA - 72 h Saline - 72 h DHA - 72 h
  (n=9) (n=9) (n=9) (n=8) (n=12) (n=12) (n=7) (n=6)
Before MCAo (15min)         
Cranial Temperature (°C) 37.2 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.1 37.1 ± 0.1 37.1 ± 0.2 37.4 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.2 37.2 ± 0.2
Rectal Temperature (°C) 37.2 ± 0.1 37.3 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.1 37.3 ± 0.2 37.3 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.1 37.0 ± 0.1 37.0 ± 0.2
pH 7.49 ± 0.0 7.53 ± 0.0 7.50 ± 0.1 7.47 ± 0.0 7.47 ± 0.0 7.53 ± 0.0 7.4 ± 0.1 7.5 ± 0.0
pO2 (mmHg) 113.3 ± 4.1 120.7 ± 4.6 113.8 ± 6.8 114.9 ± 5.0 119.8 ± 3.7 120.4 ± 4.2 126.3 ± 8.5 113.7 ± 0.7
pCO2 (mmHg) 39.3 ± 0.4 38.7 ± 0.7 40.1 ± 0.6 38.4 ± 0.8 39.0 ± 0.5 38.1 ± 0.6 39.1 ± 0.9 38.3 ± 5.1
Plasma Glucose (mg/dL) 167.1 ± 12.7 171.2 ± 8.8 166.3 ± 9.9 194.9 ± 12.7 171.1 ± 13.0 161.7 ± 8.0 196.9 ± 6.1 204.7 ± 13.2
Hematocrit (%) 45.7 ± 12.7 45.8 ± 0.9 44.4 ± 0.8 45.8 ± 0.5 57.2 ± 11.7 45.8 ± 0.6 45.6 ± 0.6 45.8 ± 1.0
During MCAo (15 min)         
Cranial Temprature (°C) 37.6 ± 0.1 37.6 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.1 37.3 ± 0.1 37.7 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.1 37.6 ± 0.2 37.6 ± 0.1
Rectal Temperature (°C) 37.6 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.1 37.5 ± 0.1 37.5 ± 0.1 37.7 ± 0.1 37.5 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.1 37.3 ± 0.1
pH 7.51 ± 0.1 7.51 ± 0.0 7.46 ± 0.0 7.48 ± 0.0 7.46 ± 0.0 7.52 ± 0.0 7.5 ± 0.1 7.6 ± 0.1
pO2 (mmHg) 109.7 ± 4.4 114.0 ± 4.3 106.0 ± 4.8 106.9 ± 2.7 109.3 ± 3.4 114.6 ± 4.0 108.1 ± 4.9 105.0 ± 4.3
pCO2 (mmHg) 39.8 ± 0.3 39.8 ± 0.8 39.6 ± 0.6 39.0 ± 0.4 38.8 ± 0.4 38.5 ± 0.5 39.6 ± 0.7 39.2 ± 0.8
Plasma Glucose (mg/dL) 167.0 ± 10.6 164.0 ± 4.4 164.0 ± 4.6 193.3 ± 13.0 173.2 ± 15.8 155.0 ± 5.1 185.7 ± 6.9 197.3 ± 12.5
Hematocrit (%) 45.2 ± 0.6 46.3 ± 0.1 44.3 ± 0.8 45.6 ± 0.3 57.2 ± 11.7 46.0 ± 0.6 44.7 ± 0.8 46.7 ± 1.0
After treatment (15 min)         
Cranial Temprature (°C) 37.4 ± 0.1 37.1 ± 0.1 37.2 ± 0.2 37.1 ± 0.2 37.2 ± 0.2 37.0 ± 0.2 36.7 ± 0.2 36.9 ± 0.2
Rectal Temperature (°C) 37.7 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.2 37.8 ± 0.2 37.9 ± 0.2 37.7 ± 0.2 37.5 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.2 37.4 ± 0.2
After treatment (24 h)         
Rectal Temperature (°C)    38.2 ± 0.3 37.9 ± 0.3 37.4 ± 0.9 38.0 ± 0.2 37.8 ± 0.3 38.1 ± 0.4
Body Weight (g)    264.2 ± 5 268.3 ± 6.3 302.1 ± 6.9 275.5 ± 21.9 299.4 ± 17.0 287.5 ± 19.5
After treatment (48 h)         
Rectal Temperature (°C)      37.3 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.3 37.6 ± 0.2 37.5 ± 0.2
Body Weight (g)      287.4 ± 8.3 266.8 ± 21.8 288.3 ± 15.4 279.7 ± 23.4
After treatment (72 h)         
Rectal Temperature (°C)      37.0 ± 0.2 36.6 ± 0.4 36.2 ± 0.8 36.9 ± 0.5
Body Weight (g)      274.3 ± 10.5 258.8 ± 21.6 281.3 ± 15.8 277.5 ± 26.6