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ERKA. Erkameter 3000

Device Name:Erkameter 3000
Manufacturer:Sole: Kallmeyer Medizintechnik GmbH & Co. KG (ERKA.), Im Farchet 15, 83646 Bad Tölz, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The ERKA. Erkameter 3000 is a manually-operated desk (tabletop) mercury sphygmomanometer. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use.
Assessment:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the ERKA. Erkameter 3000 to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneThis is a manual device.

Relevant Publications

Deutsch C, Krüger R, Saito K, Yamashita S, Sawanoi Y, Beime B, Bramlage P. Comparison of the Omron RS6 wrist blood pressure monitor with the positioning sensor on or off with a standard mercury sphygmomanometer. Blood Press Monit. 2014 Oct;19(5):306-13. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000063. PMID: 25000543.

The publication describes the ERKA. Erkameter 3000 being used as a reference device for comparison with the Omron RS6.

Beime B, Deutsch C, Krüger R, Wolf A, Müller P, Hammel G, Bramlage P. Validation of the custo screen pediatric blood pressure monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010. Eur J Pediatr. 2017 May;176(5):573-80. Epub: 2017 Feb 24. doi: 10.1007/s00431-017-2874-3. PMID: 28236027.

The publication describes the ERKA. Erkameter 3000 being used as a validation control device.

Beime B, Krüger R, Hammel G, Bramlage P, Deutsch C. Validation of the Microlife BP A3 PC upper arm blood pressure monitor in patients with diabetes mellitus according to the ANSI/AAMI/ISO 81060-2: 2013 protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2018 Feb;23(1):52-7. Epub: 2017 Nov 14. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000302. PMID: 29140801.

The publication describes the ERKA. Erkameter 3000 being used as a validation control device.