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Zweiker, R.
Blood pressure from the optical Aktiia Bracelet: a 1-month validation study using an extended ISO81060-2 protocol adapted for a cuffless wrist device
J HYPERTON. 2022; 26(1): 21-22.
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Zweiker Robert
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Abstract:
Objective: The objective of this study (NCT04027777) was to assess the accuracy and precision of the Aktiia Bracelet, a CE-marked non-invasive-optical blood pressure (BP) monitor worn at the wrist, over a period of 1 month. Methods: In this study, participants aged between 21 and 65 years were recruited. The clinical investigation extended the ISO81060-2:2013 standard to the specificities of cuffless devices. Each BP assessment consisted of the -simultaneous recording of optical signals with Aktiia Bracelet and doubleblinded auscultation by two trained observers in the standard sitting position. The algorithms of Aktiia Bracelet further processed the recorded optical signals to perform a signal quality check and to calculate uncalibrated estimates of systolic BP (SBP) and diastolic BP (DBP). These estimates were transformed into mmHg using a subject-dependent calibration parameter, which was calculated using the first two available reference measurements per subject. Results: Eighty-six participants were -included in the analysis. The mean and SD of the differences between Aktiia Bracelet estimates and the reference (ISO81060-2 criterion 1) were 0.46 +/- 7.75 mmHg for SBP and 0.39 +/- 6.86 mmHg for DBP. The SD of the averaged paired difference per subject (ISO81060-2 criterion 2) were 3.9 mmHg for SBP and 3.6 mmHg for DBP. Conclusion: After initialization and during 1 month, the overall accuracy of Aktiia Bracelet satisfied validation criteria 1 and 2 of ISO81060-2 in the sitting position. The Aktiia Bracelet can be recommended for BP measurement in the adult population.

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