Effect of treatment with the raf inhibitor SB386023-b on the global CBF after induced SAH in rats. There is a reduction in the global CBF in the SAH compared to the control rats. Treatment with SB386023-b inhibited this reduction in CBF. Data were obtained by an autoradiographic method and data are expressed as mean ± s.e.m. values, *** P < 0.001. Statistical analyses were performed using Kruskal-Wallis non-parametric test together with Dunn's post-hoc test.