Omron MX3 Plus (HEM-742-E)

Device Name:MX3 Plus
Device Model:HEM-742-E
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:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment:

The technology used in the Omron MX3 Plus (HEM-742-E), to measure blood pressure, has passed in two validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

It is recommended by the BIHS on the basis of published evidence. It is recommended by the ESH for self-measurement in adults and children.

Validation Publications

Coleman A, Freeman P, Steel S, Shennan A. Validation of the Omron MX3 Plus oscillometric blood pressure monitoring device according to the European Society of Hypertension international protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2005 Jun;10(3):165-8. PMID: 15923819.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Christofaro DG, Casonatto J, Polito MD, Cardoso JR, Fernandes R, Guariglia DA, Gerage AM, de Oliveira AR. Evaluation of the Omron MX3 Plus monitor for blood pressure measurement in adolescents. Eur J Pediatr. 2009 Nov;168(11):1349-54. Epub: 2009 Feb 17. doi: 10.1007/s00431-009-0936-x. PMID: 19221789.

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

SP10:1996 - Pass General population

Relevant Publications

Ware A, Stevens R, Selwood M, Fleming S. Accuracy of blood pressure monitors available in high street pharmacies. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Feb;21(1):59-61. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000151. PMID: 26427055.

Measurements from the Omron MX3 Plus (HEM-742-E) are compared to those from the Omron BPM tester PA-350, though not in a formal validation.