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Hartmann Tensoval Duo Control

Device Name:Tensoval Duo Control
Manufacturer:Paul Hartmann AG, Paul-Hartmann-Straße 12, 89522 Heidenheim, GERMANY.
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
Description: The Hartmann Tensoval Duo Control is a clinically validated and 1-star automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.

The technology used in the Hartmann Tensoval Duo Control, to measure blood pressure, has passed in clinical validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval RecommendationOlder clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
BIHS (UK and IRL)Self-measurementPublished evidence
DHL (DE)General usePublished evidence
ESH (Europe)Self-measurementPublished evidence
Stride BPSelf-measurement for adults (Preferred)Published evidence

Device Family:Hartmann Tensoval Duo ControlP, Hartmann Tensoval Duo Control IIP (P Stride Equivalence)
Validation Publications

De Greeff A, Arora J, Hervey S, Liu B, Shennan AH. Accuracy assessment of the Tensoval duo control according to the British and European Hypertension Societies' standards. Blood Press Monit. 2008 Apr;13(2):111-6. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e3282f3fb2e. PMID: 18347446.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

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

de Greeff A, Hezelgrave N, Shennan AH. Accuracy assessment of a novel blood pressure measurement device in a South African adult population: Tensoval duo control. Blood Press Monit. 2011 Dec;16(6):304-6. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32834db648. PMID: 22027814.

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

Tholl U, Lüders S, Bramlage P, Dechend R, Eckert S, Mengden T, Nürnberger J, Sanner B, Anlauf M. The German Hypertension League (Deutsche Hochdruckliga) Quality Seal Protocol for blood pressure-measuring devices: 15-year experience and results from 105 devices for home blood pressure control. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Aug;22(4):197-205. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000186. PMID: 26998590.

DHL:1999 - Pass General population (Note: 2007)

DHL:2007 - Pass General population (Note: 2011, Normal and Large Cuff)

Relevant Publications

Farsky S, Benova K, Krausova D, Sirotiaková J, Vysocanova P. Clinical blood pressure measurement verification when comparing a Tensoval duo control device with a mercury sphygmomanometer in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation. Blood Press Monit. 2011 Oct;16(5):252-7. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e328349a4da. PMID: 21914986.

Measurements from the Hartmann Tensoval Duo Control are compared to those from a standard mercury sphygmomanometer in AF patients, though not in a formal validation.