Aktiiathe MedTech Swiss leader in continuous monitoring of blood pressureannounced the availability also in Italia of his connected bracelet. Let’s find out all the details together.
The first bracelet that monitors blood pressure: here is Aktiia
This revolutionary medical device provides users and doctors precise measurements e detailed to better diagnose and manage hypertension and related risks.
For the uninitiated, thehypertension is one of the most common pathologies in industrialized countries: in Italy, it suffers on average 33% of men and the 31% of womenand many they don’t know they suffer from it because asymptomatic. For this reason, hypertension is commonly referred to as the silent killer. The situation is especially critical for the lack of controlspartly due to the low patient engagement and partly due to the lack of complete datanecessary for doctors to correctly diagnose and manage patients.
And this is where Aktiia fits in with her new bracelet pressure-measurement. This device allows the 24-hour optical blood pressure monitoring7 days a week, detecting and recording the night pressure e daytime. The bracelet, comfortable and simple to use, performs beyond 12 surveys throughout the day.
All data is then displayed in the mobile app (available for iOS and Android) and, through the cloud, made available for sharing with family members or your doctor. As revealed, Aktiia meets the criteria of the standard ISO81060-2 and has already received the mark CE as a Class IIa medical device.
How does the bracelet work?
Aktiia’s blood pressure monitoring algorithms (OBPM) are based on optical wrist sensors and provide blood pressure values using the photoplethysmography (PPG) per analyze the change in the diameter of the artery which occurs with every heartbeat.
Aktiia proved high precision in its clinical study: 0.45 ± 7.75 mmHg for systolic blood pressure and 0.38 ± 6.86 mmHg for diastolic blood pressure. The new Aktiia bracelet can be purchased online directly on the official website at the price of 209,99 Eurocon free shipping e 2 year warranty included.
Aktiia 24/7 blood pressure monitoring device includes:
- Aktiia bracelet, charging base, USB cable and user manual;
- The Aktiia cuff (used for calibration, once a month);
- Access to all the functionalities of the Aktiia application.