Microlife BP A100 Plus

Device Name:BP A100 Plus
Manufacturer:Sole: Microlife Corporation, 9F, 431 RuiGuang Road, NeiHu, Taipei 11492, TAIWAN PRC.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure, Arrhythmias
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment: The technology used in the Microlife BP A100 Plus, to measure blood pressure, has passed in eight validation studies, between general and pregnancy populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
Validation Publications

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Neofytou MS, Adamopoulos DN. Validation of the Microlife BPA100 Plus device for self-home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2006 Jun;11(3):157-60. PMID: 16702824.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Belghazi J, El Feghali RN, Moussalem T, Rejdych M, Asmar RG. Validation of four automatic devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the International Protocol of the European Society of Hypertension. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2007;3(4):389-400. PMID: 17969368. Available from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2291343/pdf/VHRM_0304_389.pdf.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Tholl U, Lüders S, Bramlage P, Dechend R, Eckert S, Mengden T, Nürnberger J, Sanner B, Anlauf M. The German Hypertension League (Deutsche Hochdruckliga) Quality Seal Protocol for blood pressure-measuring devices: 15-year experience and results from 105 devices for home blood pressure control. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Aug;22(4):197-205. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000186. PMID: 26998590.

DHL:1999 - Pass General population (Note: 2007)

Relevant Publications

Stergiou GS, Karpettas N, Protogerou A, Nasothimiou EG, Kyriakidis M. Diagnostic accuracy of a home blood pressure monitor to detect atrial fibrillation. J Hum Hypertens. 2009 Oct;23(10):654-8. Epub: 2009 Feb 12. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2009.5. PMID: 19279661. Available from: https://www.nature.com/jhh/journal/v23/n10/pdf/jhh20095a.pdf.

Afib validation

Sonter J, Sadler S, Chuter V. Inter-rater reliability of automated devices for measurement of toe systolic blood pressure and the toe brachial index. Blood Press Monit. 2015 Feb;20(1):47-51. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000083. PMID: 25171258.

Measurements from the Microlife BP A100 Plus are compared to those from the Atys Systoe, though not in a formal validation.

Validation Publications for Equivalent Devices

Microlife BP 3BT0-A

Cuckson AC, Reinders A, Shabeeh H, Shennan AH; British Hypertension Society. Validation of the Microlife BP 3BTO-A oscillometric blood pressure monitoring device according to a modified British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2002 Dec;7(6):319-24. PMID: 12488652.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) General population

Reinders A, Cuckson AC, Lee JT, Shennan AH. An accurate automated blood pressure device for use in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia: the Microlife 3BTO-A. BJOG. 2005 Jul;112(7):915-20. PMID: 15957992.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/B) Pregnancy and pre-eclampsia (n=105; 35 x: normotensive, non-proteinuric HBP, pre-eclampsia)

Nouwen E, Snijder M, van Montfrans G, Wolf H. Validation of the Omron M7 and Microlife 3BTO-A blood pressure measuring devices in preeclampsia. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2012;31(1):131-9. Epub: 2011 Feb 18. doi: 10.3109/10641955.2010.544799. PMID: 21332327.

ESH-IP:2002 - Fail Pre-eclampsia

Tholl U, Lüders S, Bramlage P, Dechend R, Eckert S, Mengden T, Nürnberger J, Sanner B, Anlauf M. The German Hypertension League (Deutsche Hochdruckliga) Quality Seal Protocol for blood pressure-measuring devices: 15-year experience and results from 105 devices for home blood pressure control. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Aug;22(4):197-205. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000186. PMID: 26998590.

DHL:1999 - Pass General population (Note: 2001)

Microlife BP A100

Bonso E, Dorigatti F, Palatini P. Accuracy of the BP A100 blood pressure measuring device coupled with a single cuff with standard-size bladder over a wide range of arm circumferences. Blood Press Monit. 2009 Oct;14(5):216-9. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e328330d3f8. PMID: 19734782.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Bonso E, Saladini F, Zanier A, Benetti E, Dorigatti F, Palatini P. Accuracy of a single rigid conical cuff with standard-size bladder coupled to an automatic oscillometric device over a wide range of arm circumferences. Hypertens Res. 2010 Nov;33(11):1186-91. Epub: 2010 Aug 5. doi: 10.1038/hr.2010.146. PMID: 20686489.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population