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Non-invasive Vascular Screening Device
Model BP-203RPE 

Left Arm Cuff, S Right Arm Cuff, S BP-203RPE  Arm BP-203RPE  Arm
Model: HEM-CS30-LEFT Model: HEM-CS30-RIGHT Cuff Air Tube (LEFT) Cuff Air Tube (RIGHT)
Left Arm Cuff, M Right Arm Cuff, M
Model: HEM-CR30-LEFT Model: HEM-CR30-RIGHT

Left Arm Cuff, L Right Arm Cuff, L

Model: HEM-CL30-LEFT Model: HEM-CL30-RIGHT

Blood Vessel Model LAN Cable


Toe Standard Toe Cuff Tube R

Disposable Cuff Model: HBP-FORM-TBICR
Ankle Cuff (LEFT) Ankle Cuff (RIGHT)
Model: HBP-DCUFF-TB131 Toe Cuff Tube L
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Disposable Cuff
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Bar Code Reader TBI Package


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The cardiovascular risk
Varied in exmination report formats to suit different marker, baPWV,
in the era of metabolic
needs and purposes disorders

The enhanced report formats enable easier presentation of information to patients. The report function includes more than 5 different formats: one
for doctors, three for patients, one for trend charts, one for exercise stress tests, etc.

For patients (Standard)

Evolution of a communication tool between medical professional Easy-to-follow illustrations of the heart and the blood vessels according to baPWV value are
and patients aimed at preventing cardiovascular diseases automatically selected.

Standard Report For doctors

By bringing together the techniques of blood pressures and pulse wave measurements, the VP-1000 Proper and specific information
series is a measurement device that provides easy and quantitative assessments of vascular will be provided to confirm
conditions. Now, more than 10,000 sets are globally used in medical facilities with numerous v a lid i ty of th e m e a s u r e d
values and to determine the
clinical validations. comprehensive pathological
condition of the circulatory
system. Analytical findings
based on the latest international
clinical guidelines provide
dynamic information on
appropriate treatments.

More useful with wide array of functions

• Comprehensive user-specific reports improve patients’ compliance to medication
• User-friendly touch panel for easy data input and new ankle cuff designs improve ease of usage
For patients
• All-in-one design that can be installed anywhere (for medical check)
Report sample printed in colour
• Pre-installed network functions to support electronic medical records Utilizing the lifestyle habit
questionnaire helps motivate
patients to improve their
lifestyles by understanding
their test results better via
interactive communications
with their doctor.

Colour printing is available online

All-in-one design, compact and easy-to-use touch panel

The touch panel is used to input information. The touch screen is fast, easy and intuitive to use.

Non-invasive Vascular Screening Device

The cardiovascular risk
marker, baPWV,
in the era of metabolic
■ Usefulness of ABI
ABI Ankle Brachial Index

ABI is a standard index used for detecting PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease)
• ABI is a primary non-invasive screening test for PAD. 1
• 75% of patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans die from coronary
• Byare thedetected
ABI screening test, approximately 3 times more cases artery or cerebral artery events. 3

and a predictive marker for cardiovascular disease. than those confirmed by their subjective symptoms
• Low ABI is a potential predictive factor of future cardiovascular
(intermittent claudication) at interviews. 2
events. In cases of ABI 㱡 0.90, risks of mortality of cardiovascular
events can increase from 3 to 6 times. 1
1) Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD(TASC )
The blood pressure at ankles, which is distal from the heart, will be lower than that in the upper arm due to reduced blood flow in the lower 2) J.I.Weitz and Treatment of Chronic Arterial Insufficiently of the Lower Extremities: A Critical Review
extremities caused by atherosclerosis. ABI is suitable for making diagnosis, assessment of severity and postoperative follow-ups of PAD. (AHA Medical / Scientific Statement ) Circulation 1996 ; 94 : 3026-2029

Prevalence of PAD in patients with diabetes mellitus

■ Principle of ABI measurements ABI measurement model
Of the 3,906 patients with diabetes mellitus, 17% were suspected of having PAD (ABI < 1.0). Of the 295 patients with
ABI < 0.9, only 24% were already given a diagnosis of PAD, and the remaining 76% was
Ankle systolic blood pressure
RIGHT upper arm LEFT upper arm
ABI = Proportions of diabetes patients by ABI values
Systolic 136 Systolic 138 Diagnosis of PAD in patients with ABI < 0.9
Brachial systolic blood pressure 8%
(Higher in right or left) 5% ▶
Diastolic 67 Diastolic 73 24%
ABI≧1.3 ABI < 0.9
Diagnosis of
PAD was made
[Measuring criteria for ABI (at rest)]
17% (AB<1.0)

ABI 㱡 0.90 PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease)

0.91 㱡 ABI 㱡 1.40 Normal 78% 9% Undiagnosis

RIGHT ankle joint LEFT ankle joint ABI≧1.0 0.9≧ ABI<1.0

1.40 < ABI Arterial compression difficulty n = 295
(false elevation of ankle blood pressure)
Systolic 75 Systolic 132
n = 3,906
Diastolic 78 Diastolic 68
Maeda Y al: High prevalence of peripheral arterial disease diagnosed by low ankle-brachial index in Japanese patients with diabetes: The Kyushu Prevention Study for
Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD(TASC ) Atherosclerosis. Diabetes Res Clinic Pract. 2008 Dec: 82(3):378-82
75 ÷ 138 132 ÷ 138

● Screening of arterial diseases in upper-extremities

ABI 0.54 ABI 0.96
When aortitis or subclavian artery sclerosis develops, a difference of more ■ Multiple functions compliant with the new international guidelines of
than 20mmHg in brachial blood pressure between left and right is PAD management, “TASCII”
● TBI (Toe Brachial Index), PVR and Post-Exercise ABI test functions introduced by the PAD management guidelines are established.
■ Features of ABI measurements
Separate design for better fit to an ankle
with VP-1000Plus Cuff Algorithm for PAD diagnosis
• Age 50~69 years old and smoking or are diabetic
TBI (Toe Brachial Index)
TBI < 0.70 indicates
• Age 㱢70 years
● Unique ankle cuffs (Dual Chamber Cuff) with comprehensive Peripheral Arterial Disease
• Leg symptoms with exertion or reduced physical functioning
technologies Sensor cuff Posterior tibial artery • Abnormal leg vascular exam
Accurate measurements similar to that of the Doppler method is achieved Fibular artery • Assessment of cardiovascular risk
PVR (Pulse Volume Recording)
by attaching the sensor cuff at distal from the main cuff which detects faint Upstream
Anterior tibial artery
Blood vessel Measure ABI PVR is commonly combined with
pulsation signals in the arteries of lower extremities.
Tissue > 1.40 㱡 0.90 the lower extremity blood pressure
for accurate PAD assessment.
● Blood pressure measurements in extremities using oscillometric Cuff
Vascular Laboratory:
method • TBI or VWF
Sensor cuff • Duplex imaging Claudication symptoms
Blood pressure values are consistent with those of the Doppler method. • PVR • ABI Treadmill test
Accurate and quick measurement of ABI is possible with the oscillometric Measurement point Post-Exercise ABI test (ABI treadmill test)
Downstream of Doppler Decreased
method. post-exercise When the ABI after exercises declines by 15 to 20%
ABI compared to the ABI at rest, a diagnosis of PAD can be made.
Normal Normal post-exercise ABI:
● Simultaneous measurement of 4 cuffs is more accurate results No PAD
By automatically controlling pressure inflation in the extremities and the 1.50

onset of deflation, systolic blood pressures in all extremities are determined Cuff Evaluate other causes
Sectional drawing of lower limb
at the same time, resulting in high reproductibility of the ABI measurements. Bone, muscles tendons and Sensor cuff

three arterial blood vessels Posterior tibial Abnormal
make up a more complex artery results PAD 0.50

structure than that of Fibular artery

upper arms. Anterior tibial artery Modified from: Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD (TASC) 0.00
Rest 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 Time (min)

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The cardiovascular risk
marker, baPWV,

TBI Toe Brachial Index Post-Exercise ABI test in the era of metabolic

An index for assessment of severity of stenosis of peripheral artery in the For patients with ABI in the normal limit but have PAD suspicious
lower extremities. symptoms like intermittent claudication, observation of ABI changes after ■ Outline of the test
exercise stress helps to confirm the diagnosis of PAD and determines the
TBI is a diagnostic index for peripheral arterial disease that is not influenced by arterial calcification. So it is a useful index for patients with severity from recovery time.
• Lower extremity symptoms on exertion
longstanding diabetes and renal failure. • The symptoms above and gaps in the ABI values

■ Principle of TBI measurement ■ Features of TBI measurement ■ Usefulness of Post-Exercise ABI Tests
Treadmill Exercise* Standing at Plantar Flexion Position
Toe systolic blood pressure with VP-1000Plus ● For a patient with intermittent claudication and a single stenosis in
TBI = the iliac artery, the ABI value at rest may be at the normal limit
● Original cuffs exclusive for toes because the peripheral blood pressure at distal from the stenosis
Brachial blood pressure
(higher in right or left) Stable measurements can be obtained from patients with different lesion does not decline at rest. The ABI decline can be determined
toe shapes by using flexible material for the cuffs. during the recovery period and diagnosis of PAD can be confirmed.
[Criteria of TBI assessment] Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD(TASC II )
● Similar accurate measurement to that of PPG method is
TBI < 0.7 abnormal
Toe blood pressure measurement with the oscillometric method is
0.7 㱡 TBI normal realized by using blood pressure measurement techniques for ■ Features of Post-Exercise ABI tests
neonates with high measurement accuracy. Blood pressure with VP-1000Plus
Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD(TASC) measurements with close correlation to the conventional PPG • Generally the patient walks on a treadmill of • It has been known that results from standing at

(photoplethysmography) method can be performed. ● The easy and useful recovery ratio mode is mounted 3.2kg/h in speed and with a 10 to 12% slope till a flexion position closely correlate with those of the
pain occurs or up to 5 minutes passes. treadmill exercise test, and thus this method can
be considered as an alternative to the treadmill
TBI measurement model ● Easy one-touch operation! • When a treadmill cannot be used, walking or stress test.
climbing steps are also acceptable.
The operation is done by simply placing the cuff exclusive for toes
and then pressing the button. The toe blood pressure and TBI are
RIGHT upper-arm LEFT upper-arm calculated automatically.
Systolic 136 Systolic 138 ABI measurement after exercise
▼ Replacing cuffs for toes ▼ Changeover screen
Diastolic 67 Diastolic 73
15 to 20% decline of ABI Normal ABI: PAD negative

ABI assessment range ▲ Screen of recovery ratio trend

PAD Assessment of other possible causes
All extremity blood pressures after exercise stress are automatically
TBI assessment range
measured periodically. By functions of trend and listing, ABI changes * The treadmill exercise test is contraindicated in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis, poorly controlled
Right toe hypertension or other complications requiring restriction of physical activities like a severe congestive heart failure
Left toe over time at rest and after exercise stress can be confirmed. or chronic embolic pulmonary diseases, etc.
Systolic 61 Diastolic 109 Modified from Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of PAD (TASC II).
▼ TBI measurement

61 ÷ 138 109 ÷ 138 PVR Pulse Volume Recording

VP-1000plus quantifies the information PVR waves form by pulse wave form analysis, utilizing changes in pulse wave due to arterial stenosis, to
TBI 0.44 TBI 0.79 support in the diagnoses and assessments.
* Since the toe is a peripheral region and susceptible to
environmental and psychological conditions, sufficient PVR PVR wave form analysis
rest and temperature control during measurement are
Normal wave form ❶ %MAP(%mean arterial pressure) ❷ UT (Upstoroke Time)

Mean area of the wave form divided by amplitude of the wave form The time from the ascending point (foot) to the systolic peak of the
is represented in percentage. %MAP will be larger when a stenosis pulse waveform. This value correlates with vascular stiffness

■ Usefulness of TBI Target patients Triangle wave form

or an occlusion exists. and/or occlusion . Stiffer arteries tend to display shorter UT while
occluded arteries usually display a longer UT.
(Stenosis wave form) Standard value (for reference): up to 45%
• The toe blood pressure is an assessment index for blood flow
impairment in lower extremities which is not influenced by medial
① Patients with marked arterial calcification at ankle (ABI>1.4) Flat wave form due to
arterial stenosis
mean area

Normal wave form Standard value (for reference): up to 180 mg
Normal wave form
② Patients with the following conditions Peaked wave form

calcifications. Decline of arterial compliance 170ms
  1) Diabetes mellitus %MAP 100%
Stenosis wave form
Stenosis wave form

• Combined screening tests of ABI and TBI can determine severity   2) Hemodialysis
  3) Observed gaps between symptoms and the ABI

UT 200ms
of obstructive diseases.
T.J.Orchard et al:
Assesment of Peripheral Vascular Disease in Diabetes.Report and Recommendations of an International Workshop
③ Patients with ABI ranges 0.9 to 1.0 (borderline) and symptoms
Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.(AHA Medical/Scientific
Statement)Circulation 1993;88:819-828 * Symptoms refer to a pain, numbness, cold sensation, ulcers, etc. in the lower extremities or feet.
■ Diagnosis Supporting System 2 Supervisor: Kimihiko Yoshikawa, Professor, Department of Radiology,
Nara Medical University

The comprehensive assessment system including the PVR wave form analysis index and the ABI values detects early stage stenosis lesions in
lower extremities, which are difficult to detect by simple ABI measurement alone.

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■ Usefulness of baPWV marker, baPWV,

baPWV brachial-ankle Pulse Wave Velocity in the era of metabolic


● baPWV is a novel index of arterial stiffness, easier to measure due to its Figure 1
baPWV is a parameter of arterial stiffening and a good independent good positive correlation with cfPWV (carotid-femoral PWV). 1 1.0
Cumulative survival rate by baPWV values

predictor for the presence of cardiovascular disease. ● baPWV and ABI are suggested to be useful as differential indices of
baPWV < 1700cm/s

coronary artery complications in high risk patients of coronary artery

Cumulative survival rate

1700  to < 2010cm/s

complications. 2 0.8
As the artery compliance declines, the velocity of pulsation (pulse wave), when the heart is pumping blood, becomes faster. Flexibility of the 2010 to < 2380cm/s
vessels is assessed by the pulse wave velocity, calculated using time interval and distance between two points, of which pulse waves are detected ● baPWV has been demonstrated to be a potential prognosis predictive
at the upper arms and ankles. factor independent of other risk factors for atherosclerosis in 2
X = 57.8
p < 0.0001
hemodialysis patients with ABI≧0.9. 3 (Figure 1) 0.6
■ Principle of baPWV measurements Lb-La (Length)
● baPWV has been considered to be an index for control in prophylactic
baPWV = anti-hypertension therapy against cardiovascular complications
0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600
When the blood vessel is flexible (cm / s) T (Time) because long-term intensive anti-hypertensive therapy significantly
Observation period (day)
Normal blood vessel is extensible like a rubber tube. The improve baPWV.4 (Figure 2)
La: Length from the aortic root to the upper arms. Subjects: 785 hemodialysis patients Observation period: 33.8 +- 10.8 months in the mean
pulsation (pulse wave) is absorbed by the arterial wall and thus Lb: Length from the aortic root to the ankle.
conducts slowly.
(Figure 2)
When the blood vessel is sclerotized baPWV improvement by long-term anti-hypertensive therapies In the mild anti-hypertensive therapy

The pulsation (pulse wave) is not absorbed by the arterial wall Changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressures and baPWV in intensive ( ) and moderate ( ) antihypertensive therapies. group baPWV slightly improved in
A B accordance with the early depressor
and thus conducts fast, causing damage to the blood vessels 180 2000
or organs. SBP effect and then increased again,
* *

Blood Pressure (mmHg)

* * 1900 whereas in intensive anti-hypertensive
140 therapy group long-term improvement

PWV (cm/s)
[Assessment criteria of baPWV] height
iii 1800
of baPWV was observed even after
The risks of cardiovascular diseases increases as the baPWV value increases due to risk factors of DBP * * * * 1700 achievement of the targeted depressor
arteriosclerosis as well as age and gender. 100
effect and stability of blood pressure.
①㸊T ②㸊T
(ii-i) (iii-i) 80 1600
* The results show that the improvement
Changes in ages and baPWV (Japanese healthy subjects) 60
* * * * 1500
* * * effect on baPWV is beyond the delay
2200 0 3 6 9 12 0 3 6 9 12
Male: n = 4488 
Course (month) Course (month) effect on pulse wave velocity by the
2100 Female: n = 3393
C D : p< 0.05 vs difference in the groups
lowered blood pressure.
2000 *p < 0.005 vs onset of treatment
1800 1) Munakata M et al : Utility of Automated Brachial Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity Measurements in Hypertensive Patients. Am J Hypertens 2003;16:653-657
2) Koji Y et al: Comparison of Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index and Pulse Wave Velocity as Markers of the Presence of Coronary Artery Disease in Subjects With a High Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2004;94:868-72
3) Kitahara T et al: Impact of Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity and Ankle-Brachial Blood Pressure Index on Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005;46:688-696
baPWV (cm/s)

1600 RIGHT
Upper Arm 4) Ichihara A et al: Long-Term Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering on Arterial Wall Stiffness in Hypertensive Patients. Am J Hypertens 2003 ; 16 : 959-65
Upper Arm
■ baPWV nomogram by blood pressure groups: vascular assessment considering blood pressure fluctuation
RIGHT Supervisor: Akira Yamashina, Professor, 2nd department of internal medicine,
Ankle Joint
[An example of a useful assessment with baPWV by blood pressure groups] Tokyo Medical University
800 59-year-old male
20 30 40 50 60 70 Age Ankle Joint Blood pressure: 168/109 mmHg
Observation The calculated nomogram here is not
The systolic blood pressure at measurement is more than 30 mmHg higher than usual and baPWV value is more than 2000 cm/s.
BaPWV: 2048 cm/s
Source: Tomiyama H et al: Influences of age and gender on results of noninvasive brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity intended to support the significance
measurement -a survey of 12517 subjects.
Atherosclerosis 166 (2003) 303-309
of calibrated PWV value with blood
The shorter xT is, the faster baPWV becomes. baPW (cm/s) RIGHT LEFT baPW (cm/s) RIGHT LEFT
2400 2400 pressure. Considering the risks of
2200 2200
+1SD +1SD
absolute value of PWV, the nomogram
2000 2000

1800 Average 1800

is important to prevent underestimated
■ Features of baPWV measurement with VP-1000Plus 1600
Value actual progress of vascular damage from
▼ Sensor box -1SD -1SD
1400 1400 enhancement of PWV due to the high
● Origins of pulse waves in the right upper arm and both ankle joints are automatically detected through
1200 1200
PVR determined by air plethysmography. (When any stenosis is suspected in the right upper arm, the blood pressure.
1000 1000
origin is automatically altered to the left upper arm.) 800
Average line for healthy men
Average line for patient with 165mmHg

● To ensure the reliability of the measured values, only pulse wave judged as appropriate by meeting the 20  30  40  50  60  70  80 Age 20  30  40  50  60  70  80 Age

criteria as the begging of measurement appears with cut-off line Conventional evaluation Evaluation with baPWV nomogram
● Accurate detection is possible by attaching a sensor box (right) adjacent to the ankle cuffs sensitive to Further measurement is recommended Another evaluation can be made like "Even
because "the elevation of baPWV can be considering influences of fluctuation of the
feeble pulse wave signals in the ankles. caused by transient fluctuation of blood present blood pressure, the baPWV value
● There is no need to measure the actual distance, because the distance calculation formula from body pressure." indicates the vascular risk is still high."
height is pre-installed in the main device.
Yamashina A et al : Nomogram of the relation of Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity with Blood pressure. Hypertens Res.2003;26:801-806

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The cardiovascular risk
marker, baPWV,

Pulse Wave Unit Optional

in the era of metabolic
disorders Networking
Using multi-tonometry sensors with multiple micro-sensor elements, accurate pressure pulse waves consistent with intra-arterial pressure can be Measurement result data from VP-1000plus can be converted into electronic files, used in combination with electronic medical record system or
measured regardless of individual differences related to the measurement procedure. physiological test system, etc.

Browsing Data By connecting VP-1000plus and PC, measurement result data in VP-1000plus can be browsed with Internet Explorer.
■ Principle of PWV measurement *For more details, please contact our authorized distributor.
PC *not included
R Barcode reader
Heart-femoral PWV T
carotid Sound Sound

Lhf (Distance) PCG

= heart Tc
*Microsoft Internet Explorer is a trademark or a registered trademark of Microsoft, USA, in USA and other countries.

Tcf+Tc (Time)

● Principle of measurement Carotid Networking Data

Electronic files downloaded from VP-1000plus can be used for data linkage to electronic medical record system or
artery physiological test system. *For more details, please contact our distributor.
The second heart sound and intervals femoral
between dicrotic notches of cervical artery Right Brachial Barcode reader System
waves are added to the time differences of artery HDD client PC*not included
the onset of pulse wave in the femoral
artery to calculate PWV between the aortic Femoral Tcf
valve and the femoral artery. artery Output files
[Image and (or) text]


PC (Measurement result data output) *not included

■ Features of PWV measurement with VP-1000plus client PC*not included

Measurement with multi-element tonometry sensor

● Accurate pressure pulse analysis realized by multi-
tonometry sensors Arterial pressure wave Pressing force
Wave forms collected by For judging appropriate fit of the device
From 15 pressure-sensitive elements located within 10 mm 15 elements Basic Specifications
Tonogram (pulse amplitude)
Main Unit Non-invasive blood pressure measurement system
sensing area, the element with the largest amplitude of pressure For confirming if the position of device
is accurate Type Non-invasive Vascular Screening Device Measurement Method Oscillometric Measurement
wave form at the most appropriate location will be selected
Model BP-203RPE  Pressure display range 0, 10 - 300 mmHg
automatically to measure Tisuue
Multi-element Tonometry Sensor

Brand Omron/Colin VP-1000plus Pulse rate display range 40 - 180 bpm

the pressure pulse wave Pressing
force Power 100 - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz Measurement precision Pressure: ±3 mmHg
consecutively. Power consumption 150 VA Pluse rate: ±1% or within 1 bpm of read value
Protection Class Class I Pressure detection Semiconductor piezo-type pressure sensor
Dimensions Main unit: 310 (W) x 110 (H) x 270 (D) mm, excluding protrusions Inflation method Automatic inflation by pump
Stand attached: 400 (W) x 1060 (H) x 600 (D) mm Deflation Automatic deflation by solenoid control valve
Weight Main unit: Approx. 4.1 kg Air release Automatic quick air release by solenoid control valve
Stand attached: Approx. 35 kg Protection class BF type
▶ Cervical artery sensor force Display type Digital display Anti defibrillator With protection
TU-100 CAP sensor unit Artery
* 15 - 40 °C when optional Pulse Wave Unit TU-100 is connected.

Other options
■ Usefulness of aortic PWV Relationship between PWV values and
Electrocardio system
Dielectric Tri-polar method (I dielectric)
Bar Code Reader Set

Dimensions*2 Approx. 75 (W) x 160 (H) x 45 (D) mm

• Progress of aortic sclerosis tends to follow coronary artery sclerosis.

Aortic PWV is a significant independent predictive factor relating all 2)
prognosis in patients with severe renal failure blood pressure Heart rate display range
Protection class
30 - 240 bpm
CF type
*2 Special attachment fitting not included.
Approx. 200 g

(mmHg) (m/s) (mmHg) (m/s) Anti defibrillator With protection

deaths and cardiovascular deaths. 1 PWV
14 120 14
120 13 13
Average Blood Pressure

• Aortic stiffness can be measured by pulse wave velocity. If this 12 12

Phonocardio signal detector

method can be applied more widely, much wider application can be 11

3 Measurement Method Air conduction microphone
recommended. 110
10 10 Detection element Capacitor microphone
1) E Lehemann et al: Clinical Value of Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement. The Lancet.1999; 100 9 100 9 Protection class BF type
354:528-529 onset of achievement of target completion onset of achievement of target completion
Anti defibrillator With protection
therapy blood pressure of follow-up therapy blood pressure of follow-up
2) Guerin AP et al: Impact of arotic stiffness attenuation on survival of patients in end- stage renal survival rate (n = 91) mortality rate (n = 59)
tuilure. Curculation 2001; 103:987-992
3) 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension. Journal of Hypertens 2007, Regardless of the same anti-hypertensive effects, the prognosis was poor without
25:1105-1187 improvement of PVW values.

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