The Effects of Local Cooling on Canine Spinal Cord Blood Flow

The Effects of Local Cooling on Canine Spinal Cord Blood Flow
Robert R. Hansebout, , and M. Venkatraya Kamath
LE JOURNAL CANADIEN DES SCIENCES NEUROLOGIQUES, 1985

The internal spinal cord blood flow was measured in dogs at the site of local cooling. Blood flow decreased to 50% (16ÂșC) of the normothermic values during cooling of the cord. Upon ending of cooling internal blood flow rapidly returned to normal values.