Devices and TechnologyValidation of the A&D BP UA-1200BLE device for home blood pressure measurement according to the ISO 81060-2 2013 standardKario, Kazuomi; Saito, Kimiyo; Sato, Keiko; Hamasaki, Haruna; Suwa, Hiromi; Okura, Ayako; Hoshide, Satoshi Author Information Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan Correspondence to Kazuomi Kario, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, 3311-1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329-0498, Japan Tel: +81 285 587 538; fax: +81 285 444 311; e-mail: [email protected] Received May 20, 2018 Received in revised form July 18, 2018 Accepted August 2, 2018 Blood Pressure Monitoring: December 2018 - Volume 23 - Issue 6 - p 312-314 doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000347 Buy Metrics Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to validate the UA-1200BLE device using the ISO 81060-2:2013 standard. Materials and methods Individuals aged more than 12 years were recruited from among the outpatients and volunteers of Jichi Medical University (Tochigi, Japan). Eighty-five patients were included in the final analyses. Validation was performed using the same-arm sequence protocol as per the ISO 81060-2:2013 standard. Results The device performed well against the standard; the mean and SD values for the differences between device and observed systolic and diastolic blood pressure values fulfilled both criterion 1 and criterion 2 of the standard (criterion 1: −2.62±6.89 and −0.90±6.63 mmHg, respectively; criterion 2: −2.65±5.36 and −0.91±6.12 mmHg, respectively). The Bland–Altman plots did not show any systematic variation in the error. Conclusion The UA-1200BLE device had a high level of accuracy and fulfilled all ISO 81060-2:2013 standard requirements in adults with a wide range of arm circumference measurements. It is therefore suitable as a wireless blood pressure monitoring tool in patients with hypertension. Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.