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Advanced Biosensor AM5600

Device Name:Micro Recorder
Device Model:AM5600
Manufacturer:Advanced Biosensor (BioTelemetry), Suite 450b, 400 Arbor Lake Drive, Columbia, SC 29223-4571, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure, ECG
Primary Client Use:Intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Intermittent measurements at specified intervals or times
Description: The Advanced Biosensor AM5600 is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. This device is now obsolete.

The technology used in the Advanced Biosensor AM5600, to measure blood pressure, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalLegacy approvalOlder clinical validation; older protocol
ESH (Europe)ABPM for childrenPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Jones DP, Richey PA, Alpert BS. Validation of the AM5600 ambulatory blood pressure monitor in children and adolescents. Blood Press Monit. 2008 Dec;13(6):349-51. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e3283102cfe. PMID: 19020426. Available from: PMC2754039.

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

Relevant Publications

Richey PA, Jones CL, Harshfield GA, Somes GW, Johnson KC, Bailey JE, Soberman JE. The AM5600 ambulatory blood pressure recording system. Blood Press Monit. 1997 Aug;2(4):193-5. PMID: 10234116.

The publication describes the use of the Advanced Biosensor AM5600 in a scientific study.