The technology used in the Andon KD-5971, to measure blood pressure, is among the best rated for accuracy by Medaval Ltd. It has passed in two clinical validation studies, between general and specific populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
|Medaval||★★★ Recommendation||Recent clinical validation; recent protocol; multiple clinical validations|
|BIHS (UK and IRL)||Self-measurement||Manufacturer declaration of equivalence|
|ESH (Europe)||Self-measurement||Published evidence|
Note: Provisional list; equivalence according to EU Regulation 2017/745 (e.g. MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4) not proven
Wu N, Zhang X, Wang W, Zhang H. Validation of the Andon KD5031 for clinical use and self-measurement according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Oct;21(5):310-2. Epub: 2016 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000204. PMID: 27392206.
ESH-IP:2010 - Pass General population
Huang QF, Wang J, Sheng CS, Zhang NN, Li Y, Wang JG. Validation of the ANDON KD-5915 blood pressure monitor for home blood pressure monitoring according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2010 Aug;15(4):232-4. PMID: 20658765.
ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population
Lüders S, Krüger R, Zemmrich C, Forstner K, Sturm CD, Bramlage P. Validation of the Beurer BM 44 upper arm blood pressure monitor for home measurement, according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol 2002. Blood Press Monit. 2012 Dec;17(6):248-52. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32835b9e8e. PMID: 23147534.
ESH-IP:2002 General population (Note: ESH-02 not recognised since 01 July 2011)