Microlife WatchBP Home A (BP 3MX1-3)

Device Name:WatchBP Home A
Device Model:BP 3MX1-3
Manufacturer:Sole: Microlife Corporation, 9F, 431 RuiGuang Road, NeiHu, Taipei 11492, TAIWAN PRC.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure, Atrial fibrillation
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use with atrial fibrillation detection
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single and repeated measurements
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment: The technology used in the Microlife WatchBP Home A (BP 3MX1-3), to measure blood pressure, has passed in a validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication. It has also been assessed, in a specific population, according to a non-standard protocol.
Relevant Publications

Chan PH, Wong CK, Pun L, Wong YF, Wong MM, Chu DW, Siu CW. Diagnostic performance of an automatic blood pressure measurement device, Microlife WatchBP Home A, for atrial fibrillation screening in a real-world primary care setting. BMJ Open. 2017 Jun 15;7(6):e013685. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013685. PMID: 28619766. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5577883/pdf/bmjopen-2016-013685.pdf.

Afib validation

Willits I, Keltie K, Craig J, Sims A. WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation during diagnosis and monitoring of hypertension: a NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2014 Jun;12(3):255-65. doi: 10.1007/s40258-014-0096-7. PMID: 24664995. Available from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4026667/pdf/40258_2014_Article_96.pdf.

The publication describes the use of the Microlife WatchBP Home A (BP 3MX1-3) in a scientific study.

Validation Publications for Equivalent Devices

Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1)

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Gkinos CP, Patouras JD. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home device for self home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Jun;12(3):185-8. PMID: 17496469.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Chung Y, de Greeff A, Shennan A. Validation and compliance of a home monitoring device in pregnancy: Microlife WatchBP home. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2009;28(3):348-59. doi: 10.1080/10641950802601286. PMID: 19263287.

BHS:1993 Pregnancy and pre-eclampsia (n=45; 15 pre-eclampsia) (Note: BHS results not in abstract)