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A&D UM-101
Device Model:
UM-101
Manufacturer:
A&D Company Ltd., 3-23-14 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-Ku, 170-0013 Tokyo, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:
Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:
Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:
Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
Availability:
Available Currently
Availability according to Countries or Regions:
Ireland and Japan
Device Manual:
Description:
The A&D UM-101 is a desk (tabletop) manually-operated mercury-free sphygmomanometer. Its blood pressure measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 1-star Medaval rating. Blood pressure measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use.
Assessment:
The technology used in the A&D UM-101, to measure blood pressure, has passed in four clinical validation studies, between general and pregnancy populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
Recommendations:
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval Recommendation Older clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
ESH (Europe) Professional use Published evidence
Japanese Society of Hypertension Self-measurement and professional use (2016-2021) Published evidence
Stride BP Office and hospital use for adults Published evidence
Device Family:
A&D UM-101J , A&D UM-102AJ , A&D UM-102BJ
Legend: J JHS Implied Equivalence
Validation Publications:

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Gkinos CP, Tzamouranis DG. Validation of the A&D UM-101 professional hybrid device for office blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2008 Feb;13(1):37-42. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e3282c9acb0. PMID: 18199922.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass Without "mark button"

ESH-IP:2002 - Fail With "mark button"

Pruijm MT, Wuerzner G, Glatz N, Alwan H, Ponte B, Ackermann D, Burnier M, Bochud M. A new technique for simultaneous validation of two manual nonmercury auscultatory sphygmomanometers (A&D UM-101 and Accoson Greenlight 300) based on the International protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2010 Dec;15(6):322-5. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32833f56a8. PMID: 20827175.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Davis GK, Roberts LM, Mangos GJ, Brown MA. Comparisons of auscultatory hybrid and automated sphygmomanometers with mercury sphygmomanometry in hypertensive and normotensive pregnant women: parallel validation studies. J Hypertens. 2015 Mar;33(3):499-505; discussion 505-6. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000420. PMID: 25380148.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) Normotensive pregnancy (n=170), Hypertensive pregnancy (n=170)