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Omron HEM-608

Device Model:HEM-608
Manufacturer:Sole: Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600-8530, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Wrist
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Description: The Omron HEM-608 is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the wrist and it is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device is now obsolete.

The technology used in the Omron HEM-608, 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

Validation Publications

Plavnik FL, Zanella MT. Validation study of an automated wrist monitor, omron model HEM-608, compared with the standard methods for blood pressure measurement. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2001 Dec;77(6):532-40. PMID: 11799428. In English, Portuguese.

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