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Dinamap ProCare 400

Device Name:ProCare 400
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:Intermittent measurements at specified intervals or times
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Dinamap ProCare 400 is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring.

The technology used in the Dinamap ProCare 400, to measure blood pressure, has passed in clinical validation studies, in pregnancy populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalRecommended for pregnancy onlyValidation in pregnancy
ESH (Europe)Professional use for pregnancyA BIHS recommendation that does not exist
Stride BPOffice and hospital use for pregnancy (Preferred)Published evidence

Validation Publications

de Greeff A, Ghosh D, Anthony J, Shennan A. Accuracy assessment of the Dinamap ProCare 400 in pregnancy and preeclampsia. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2010 Jan;29(2):198-205. doi: 10.3109/10641950902968650. PMID: 20367507.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) Pregnancy

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/B) Pre-eclampsia

Relevant Publications

Brothwell S, Dutton M, Ferro C, Stringer S, Cockwell P. Optimising the accuracy of blood pressure monitoring in chronic kidney disease: the utility of BpTRU. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Oct 10;14:218. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-218. PMID: 24112304. Available from: PMC3852944.

Measurements from the Dinamap ProCare 400 are compared to those from the BPM-100 and the ABPM-04, though not in a formal validation.