Table 1

 Temperature (°C) during the cooling-rewarming period

Baseline3 hours6 hoursAfter rewarming
Values are mean (SD) (n  =  6). NB After rewarming the water in the cap was not circulating. There was no significant difference in the size of the Trectal to Tdeep brain gradient throughout these periods.
Trectal39 (0.3)38.8 (0.5)38.8 (0.4)39.2 (0.2)
Tdeep brain39.1(0.3)29.7 (4.8)29 (3.9)38.9 (0.1)
Tmid-brain38.9 (0.5)26.8 (5.2)25.9 (3.9)38.3 (0.4)
Tsuperficial brain38.1 (0.9)24.1 (4.8)22.7 (3.6)37.4 (0.8)
Tscalp38.5 (0.5)20.2 (6.3)19.2 (5.5)36.7 (1.0)
Tskin38.1 (1.5)40.6 (1.2)41.2 (0.4)40.6 (1.3)
TcapOff9.7 (4.4)7.6 (1.4)24.5 (0.9)