Tight K is a feasibility study investigating how potassium levels are controlled following cardiac surgery.
The research team are from Barts Hearth Centre, based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Medical Statistics Department at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
All our study documentation can be accessed here if you want to find out more about how to participate in this research.
A list of our publications can be accessed here.
Tight K is a feasibility study investigating how potassium levels should be controlled following cardiac surgery. Current standard care is control potassium at high normal levels with no evidence to suggest if this is the best way. The study is taking place at two hospitals in London, Barts Health and St George’s.
The protocol and patient information can be downloaded from the website.
If you are a patient interested in taking part in the study, you can contact the research team at your local hospital to discuss this further.