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Suntech Oscar 2
Manufacturer:
SunTech Medical Inc., Suite 117, 507 Airport Boulevard, Morrisville, NC 27560-8200, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:
Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:
Intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Measurement Site:
Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:
Intermittent measurements at specified intervals or times
Availability:
Available Currently
Device Manual:
Description:
The Suntech Oscar 2 is an ambulatory blood pressure monitor. 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 ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.
Assessment:
The technology used in the Suntech Oscar 2, to measure blood pressure, has passed in two clinical validation studies, in general 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
BIHS (UK and IRL) ABPM Published evidence
ESH (Europe) ABPM Published evidence
Stride BP ABPM for adults Published evidence
Device Family:
Validation Publications:

Jones SC, Bilous M, Winship S, Finn P, Goodwin J. Validation of the OSCAR 2 oscillometric 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor according to the International Protocol for the validation of blood pressure measuring devices. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Aug;9(4):219-23. PMID: 15311149.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Goodwin J, Bilous M, Winship S, Finn P, Jones SC. Validation of the Oscar 2 oscillometric 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitor according to the British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Apr;12(2):113-7. PMID: 17353655.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population