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Meditech ABPM-04

Device Name:ABPM-04
Manufacturer:Sole: Meditech Ltd., Mikszath Kalman utca 24, 1184 Budapest, HUNGARY.
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:Available Currently
Assessment:

The technology used in the Meditech ABPM-04, 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
BIHS (UK and IRL)ABPMPublished evidence
ESH (Europe)ABPMPublished evidence
Stride BPABPM for adultsPublished evidence

Device Family:BIOS ABP-01Z, BTL Cardiopoint BTL-08 ABPM (V1)B, Meditech ABPM-04B,D, Meditech ABPM-05B,D, Meditech card(X)ploreD, Omron M24/7 (ABPM-BP5)B, VectraCor ABPM-05Z (B BIHS Derivative, D DET Equivalence, Z Almost Certain)
Validation Publications

Barna I, Keszei A, Dunai A. Evaluation of Meditech ABPM-04 ambulatory blood pressure measuring device according to the British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 1998;3(6):363-8. PMID: 10212378.

BHS:1993 - Pass (B/B) General population

SP10:1992 - Pass General population

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.

The publication describes the Meditech ABPM-04 being used as a reference device for comparison with the BPTru-100 & the Dinamap Pro400.