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Disetronic Profilomat

Device Name:Profilomat
Manufacturer:Sole: Disetronic Medical Systems AG (Roche), Kirchbergstrasse 190, CH-3401 Burgdorf, SWITZERLAND.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Intermittent measurements at specified intervals or times
Availability:Obsolete
Description: The Disetronic Profilomat is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. This device is now obsolete.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Disetronic Profilomat, 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 BPABPM for adultsPublished evidence

Validation Publications

O’Brien E, Mee F, Atkins N, O’Malley K. Accuracy of the Profilomat ambulatory blood pressure measuring system determined by the British Hypertension Society protocol. J Hypertens. 1993;11(suppl 2):S9-S15.

BHS:1990 - Pass (B/A) General population

SP10:1987 - Pass General population

Relevant Publications

O'Brien E, Mee F, Atkins N, O'Malley K. Short report: accuracy of the Profilomat ambulatory blood pressure measuring system determined by the British Hypertension Society Protocol. J Hypertens. 1992 Oct;10(10):1285-6. PMID: 1335014.

This is a supplementary presentation of validation results for the Disetronic Profilomat.

See O'Brien E et al. 1993

O'Brien E, Atkins N, Mee F, O'Malley K. Comparative accuracy of six ambulatory devices according to blood pressure levels. J Hypertens. 1993 Jun;11(6):673-5. PMID: 8397247.

This is a supplementary presentation of validation results for the Disetronic Profilomat.

See O'Brien E et al. 1993