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Omron BP742CANN (HEM-7131-CA)

Device Name:BP742CANN
Device Model:HEM-7131-CA

Brand: Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600-8530, JAPAN.

Sole: Omron Healthcare Manufacturing Vietnam Co. Ltd., 28 VSIP II, Street 2, Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park II, Hoa Phu Ward, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province 820000, VIET NAM.

Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Omron BP742CANN (HEM-7131-CA) is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Omron BP742CANN (HEM-7131-CA) to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.
Hypertension CanadaSelf-measurement (Gold)Manufacturer declaration of equivalence

Relevant Publications

Ross KL, Bhasin S, Wilson MP, Stewart SA, Wilson TW. Accuracy of drug store blood pressure monitors: an observational study. Blood Press Monit. 2013 Dec;18(6):339-41. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000003. PMID: 24192848.

The publication describes the Omron BP742CANN (HEM-7131-CA) being used as a reference device for comparison with "drug-store" devices.