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Riester Diplomat-Presameter

Device Name:Diplomat-Presameter
Device Model:ALM-14-6000, 1000, 1001, 1002, 1009-108, 1010-108, 1011-108, 1012-108 (See Specifications)
Manufacturer:Rudolf Riester GmbH, Bruckstra├če 31, D-72417 Jungingen, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Riester Diplomat-Presameter is a manually-operated desk (tabletop) mercury sphygmomanometer. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use.
Assessment:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Riester Diplomat-Presameter to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneThis is a manual device.

Relevant Publications

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Gkinos CP, Patouras JD. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home device for self home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Jun;12(3):185-8. PMID: 17496469.

The publication describes the Riester Diplomat-Presameter being used as a reference device for comparison with the Microlife WatchBP Home.