Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT)

Device Name:R7
Device Model:HEM-637-IT
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
Assessment:

The technology used in the Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT), to measure blood pressure, has passed in three validation studies, between general and specific populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

It is recommended by the BIHS, for obese adults, for the elderly and for general self-measurement , on the basis of published evidence. It is recommended by the ESH for self-measurement.

Device Family:Boots 65-90-412B, Omron R7 (HEM-637-E7)D, Omron R6 (HEM-6000-E7)D, Omron R6 (HEM-6052-2)D, Omron R7 (HEM-637-E2)B (B BIHS Derivative, D DET Equivalence)
Validation Publications

Altunkan S, Altunkan E. Validation of the Omron 637IT wrist blood pressure measuring device with a position sensor according to the International Protocol in the elderly. Blood Press Monit. 2006 Apr;11(2):97-102. PMID: 16534412.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass Elderly (Age>65)

Altunkan S, Oztaş K, Altunkan E. Validation of the Omron 637IT wrist blood pressure measuring device with a position sensor according to the International Protocol in adults and obese adults. Blood Press Monit. 2006 Apr;11(2):79-85. PMID: 16534409.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Topouchian JA, El Assaad MA, Orobinskaia LV, El Feghali RN, Asmar RG. Validation of two automatic devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the International Protocol of the European Society of Hypertension: the Omron M6 (HEM-7001-E) and the Omron R7 (HEM 637-IT). Blood Press Monit. 2006 Jun;11(3):165-71. PMID: 16702826.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

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 Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT) are compared to those from the Nissei DS-250 and a standard mercury sphygmomanometer, though not in a formal validation.

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 R7 (HEM-637-IT) are compared to those from the Omron BPM tester PA-350, though not in a formal validation.

Halfon M, Wuerzner G, Marques-Vidal P, Taffe P, Vaucher J, Waeber B, Liaudet L, Ltaief Z, Popov M, Waeber G. Use of oscillometric devices in atrial fibrillation: a comparison of three devices and invasive blood pressure measurement. Blood Press. 2018 Feb;27(1):48-55. Epub: 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1080/08037051.2017.1383852. PMID: 28958152.

Measurements from the Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT) are compared to those from the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1) and the Omron HEM-907 (HEM-907-E7) in atrial fibrillation, though not in a formal validation.