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Alvita MC-101

Device Model:MC-101
Manufacturer:OBL: Alliance Unichem IP Ltd. (Alvita), 2 The Heights, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0NY, UNITED KINGDOM.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Alvita MC-101 is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.
Assessment:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Alvita MC-101 to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.

Relevant Publications

Ware A, Stevens R, Selwood M, Fleming S. Accuracy of blood pressure monitors available in high street pharmacies. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Feb;21(1):59-61. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000151. PMID: 26427055.

Measurements from the Alvita MC101 are compared to those from the Omron BPM tester PA-350 and the Homedics BPA-300, though not in a formal validation.