New oscillometric method for indirect measurement of systolic and mean arterial pressure in the human finger. Part 2: correlation study

K. Yamakoshi, H. Shimazu, M. Shibata, A. Kamiya

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With a new oscillometric method equipped with a transmittance infrared photoelectric plethysmograph, indirect systolic, and mean arterial pressures were measured in 12 normotensive and hypertensive subjects with systolic and mean arterial pressures ranging from 55 to 163 mmHg and from 95 to 200 mmHg, respectively. The pressure values obtained by this method were compared with direct measurements of the brachial intra-arterial pressure recorded simultaneously. A fairly good correlation between the pairs of simultaneous data from these two methods were obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)314-318
Number of pages5
JournalMedical & Biological Engineering & Computing
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1982 May 1



  • Finger arterial pressure
  • Indirect systolic and mean pressure
  • Oscillometric method
  • Photoelectric plethysmography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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