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Braun BP-2550 (UG)

Device Model:BP-2550 (UG)
Manufacturer:B. Braun Melsungen AG, Carl-Braun-Stra├če, 134212 Melsungen, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Wrist
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Discontinued but still available
Description: The Braun BP-2550 (UG) is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the wrist and it is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Braun BP-2550 (UG), 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
Stride BPSelf-measurement for adultsPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Nolly H, Romero M, Nolly A, Osso P, Reinoso O, Nolly M. Home blood pressure measurement: validation of the Braun BP 2550 (UG) monitor according to the ESH International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Feb;9(1):53-8. PMID: 15021079.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population