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Dinamap 1846-XT

Device Model:1846-XT
Manufacturer:GE Medical Systems Ltd. (Dinamap), Amersham Place, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire HP7 9NA, UNITED KINGDOM.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for patient monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Obsolete
Description: The Dinamap 1846-XT is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring. This device is now obsolete.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Dinamap 1846-XT, to measure blood pressure, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.

Validation Publications

Beaubien ER, Card CM, Card SE, Biem HJ, Wilson TW. Accuracy of the Dinamap 1846 XT automated blood pressure monitor. J Hum Hypertens. 2002 Sep;16(9):647-52. PMID: 12214262. Available from: www.nature.com.

BHS:1993 - Fail (C/D) General population

SP10:1987 - Fail General population