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Omron HEM-637

Device Model:HEM-637
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
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Omron HEM-637 is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the wrist and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Omron HEM-637, to measure blood pressure, has been assessed, in a general population, according to a non-standard protocol.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneWhen an evaluation is carried out using a non-standard protocol, no inference can be made on accuracy based on a standard protocol.

Validation Publications

Yarows SA. Comparison of the Omron HEM-637 wrist monitor to the auscultation method with the wrist position sensor on or disabled. Am J Hypertens. 2004 Jan;17(1):54-8. PMID: 14700513. Erratum in: Am J Hypertens. 2004 Apr;17(4):383.

Ad Hoc protocol With sensor on (n=19)

Ad Hoc protocol With sensor off (n=25)