Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1)
The technology used in the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1), to measure blood pressure, has passed in three clinical validation studies, between general and pregnancy populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
|Medaval||★★ Recommendation||Recent clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations|
|BIHS (UK and IRL)||Pregnancy||Published evidence|
|ESH (Europe)||Self-measurement generally and during pregnancy||Published evidence|
|AMA VDL Criteria||During pregnancy||510(k) K073198 plus BHS:1993 validation|
Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Gkinos CP, Patouras JD. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home device for self home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Jun;12(3):185-8. PMID: 17496469.
ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population
Chung Y, de Greeff A, Shennan A. Validation and compliance of a home monitoring device in pregnancy: Microlife WatchBP home. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2009;28(3):348-59. doi: 10.1080/10641950802601286. PMID: 19263287.
BHS:1993 Pregnancy and pre-eclampsia (n=45; 15 pre-eclampsia) (Note: BHS results not in abstract)
Clark K, Snowball O, Nzelu D, Kay P, Kametas NA. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home blood pressure device in pregnancy for medium and large arm circumferences. Blood Press Monit. 2018 Jun;23(3):171-4. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000315. PMID: 29596069.
BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) Pregnancy; Arm circumference 22 cm to 31 cm (n=51)
BHS:1993 - Pass (B/A) Pregnancy; Arm circumference 32 cm to 52 cm (n=46)
Stergiou GS, Jaenecke B, Giovas PP, Chang A, Chung-Yueh Y, Tan TM. A tool for reliable self-home blood pressure monitoring designed according to the European Society of Hypertension recommendations: the Microlife WatchBP Home monitor. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Apr;12(2):127-31. PMID: 17353657.
The publication describes the use of the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1) in a scientific study.
Halfon M, Wuerzner G, Marques-Vidal P, Taffe P, Vaucher J, Waeber B, Liaudet L, Ltaief Z, Popov M, Waeber G. Use of oscillometric devices in atrial fibrillation: a comparison of three devices and invasive blood pressure measurement. Blood Press. 2018 Feb;27(1):48-55. Epub: 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1080/08037051.2017.1383852. PMID: 28958152.
Measurements from the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1) are compared to those from the Omron HEM-907 (HEM-907-E7) and the Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT) in atrial fibrillation, though not in a formal validation.