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Nissei DS-250

Device Model:DS-250
Manufacturer:Nihon Seimitsu Sokki Co. Ltd. (Nissei), 2508-13 Nakago Shibukawa, Gunma 377-0293, JAPAN.
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
Description: The Nissei DS-250 is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.
Assessment:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Nissei DS-250 to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.

Relevant Publications

Altunkan S, Genç Y, Altunkan E. A comparative study of an ambulatory blood pressure measuring device and a wrist blood pressure monitor with a position sensor versus a mercury sphygmomanometer. Eur J Intern Med. 2007 Mar;18(2):118-23. PMID: 17338963.

Measurements from the Nissei DS-250 are compared to those from the Omron 637IT and a standard mercury sphygmomanometer, though not in a formal validation.

Genç Y, Altunkan S, Kilinç O, Altunkan E. Comparative study on auscultatory and oscillometric methods of ambulatory blood pressure measurements in adult patients. Blood Press Monit. 2008 Feb;13(1):29-35. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e3282f13f20. PMID: 18199921.

Measurement methods are compared.