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Parama-Tech PS-501

Device Model:PS-501
Manufacturer:Parama-Tech Co. Ltd., 1-7-5 Tanotsu, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 813-0034, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for patient monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Parama-Tech PS-501 is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring.

The technology used in the Parama-Tech PS-501, 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

Kikuya M, Ohkubo T, Satoh M, Hashimoto T, Hirose T, Metoki H, Obara T, Inoue R, Asayama K, Totsune K, Imai Y. Validation of the Parama-Tech PS-501 device for office blood pressure measurement according to the international protocol. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2012;34(1):71-3. Epub: 2011 Oct 3. doi: 10.3109/10641963.2011.618198. PMID: 21967030.

ESH-IP:2002 General population (Note: ESH-02 not recognised since 01 July 2011)