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Omron HEM-705CP (V2)
Device Model:
Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600-8530, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:
Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:
Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:
Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
Available Currently
Device Manual:
The Omron HEM-705CP (V2) is an automatic blood pressure monitor. Its blood pressure measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 1-star Medaval rating. Blood pressure measurements are taken from the upper arm. It is intended for professional use.
The technology used in the Omron HEM-705CP (V2), to measure blood pressure, has passed in four clinical validation studies, between general and young populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
BP Medaval Recommendation Older clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
BP ESH (Europe) Self-measurement Published evidence
BP Stride BP Self-measurement for adults Published evidence
Validation Publications:

O'Brien E, Mee F, Atkins N, Thomas M. Evaluation of three devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the revised British Hypertension Society Protocol: the Omron HEM-705CP, Philips HP5332, and Nissei DS-175. Blood Press Monit. 1996 Feb;1(1):55-61. PMID: 10226203.

BHS:1993 - Pass (B/A) General population

SP10:1992 - Pass General population

Gupta M, Shennan AH, Halligan A, Taylor DJ, de Swiet M. Accuracy of oscillometric blood pressure monitoring in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1997 Mar;104(3):350-5. PMID: 9091015.

SP10:1992 - Fail General population

BHS:1993 - Fail (C/D) General population

Artigao LM, Llavador JJ, Puras A, López Abril J, Rubio MM, Torres C, Vidal A, Sanchis C, Divisón JA, Naharro F, Caldevilla D, Fuentes G. Evaluación y validación de los monitores Omron Hem 705 CP y Hem 706/711 para automedidas de presión arterial [Evaluation and validation of Omron Hem 705 CP and Hem 706/711 monitors for self-measurement of blood pressure.] Aten Primaria. 2000 Feb 15;25(2):74-84. PMID: 10736939. Available from: www.elsevier.es. In Spanish.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) General population

SP10:1987 - Pass General population

Iglesias Bonilla P, Mayoral Sánchez E, Lapetra Peralta J, Iborra Oquendo M, Villalba Alcalá F, Cayuela Domínguez A. Validación de dos sistemas de automedida de presión arterial, modelos OMRON HEM-705 CP y OMRON M1 (HEM 422C2-E) [Validation of two systems of self-measurement of blood pressure, the OMRON HEM-705 CP and OMRON M1 (HEM 422C2-E) models.] Aten Primaria. 2002 Jun 15;30(1):22-8. PMID: 12106576. In Spanish.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) General population

SP10:1987 - Pass General population

Czarkowski M, Mikulska M, Zebrowski M, Baran A, Rózanowski K. Tilt test alters accuracy of the oscillometric device Omron HEM-705CP. J Hum Hypertens. 2004 Apr;18(4):293-4. PMID: 15037881.

Ad Hoc protocol Tilt test

Czarkowski M, Mikulska M, ZEbrowski M, Baran A, Rózanowski K. Venous blood redistribution alters the accuracy of Omron HEM-705CP. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Feb;9(1):9-12. PMID: 15021072.

Ad Hoc protocol Using venous blood redistribution

Furusawa EA, Ruiz MF, Saito MI, Koch VH. Evaluation of the Omron 705-CP blood pressure measuring device for use in adolescents and young adults [Evaluation of the Omron 705-CP blood pressure measuring device for use in adolescents and young adults.] Arq Bras Cardiol. 2005 May;84(5):367-70. Epub: 2005 May 24. PMID: 15917967. In English, Portuguese.

BHS:1993 - Pass (B/A) Adults and adolescents, aged 12 to 21 years (n=60) (Note: Incorrectly stated as A/B in paper)

SP10:2002 - Pass Adults and adolescents, aged 12 to 21 years (n=60)

Vera-Cala LM, Orostegui M, Valencia-Angel LI, López N, Bautista LE. Accuracy of the Omron HEM-705 CP for blood pressure measurement in large epidemiologic studies. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2011 May;96(5):393-8. Epub: 2011 Apr 1. PMID: 21468531. In English, Portuguese, Spanish.

Ad Hoc protocol General population

Relevant Publications:

Aylett M, Marples G, Jones K, Rhodes D. Evaluation of normal and large sphygmomanometer cuffs using the Omron 705CP. J Hum Hypertens. 2001 Feb;15(2):131-4. PMID: 11317193. Available from: www.nature.com.

Medium and large cuffs are compared.

Tansey E, Bell C. Evaluation of digital blood pressure measured with the Omron F3 device as an index of brachial arterial pressure, under different thermal and hormonal conditions. J Hum Hypertens. 2001 Sep;15(9):593-600. PMID: 11550104.

The publication describes the Omron HEM-705CP being used as a reference device for comparison with the Omron F3.

Braam RL, Aslan B, Thien T. Accuracy of the Omron RX-M, an automated blood pressure measuring device, measuring blood pressure at the wrist, according to a modified British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Feb;9(1):25-30. PMID: 15021075.

Measurements from the Omron HEM-705CP are compared to those from the Omron RX-M, though not in a formal validation.

Cuckson AC, Moran P, Seed P, Reinders A, Shennan AH. Clinical evaluation of an automated oscillometric blood pressure wrist device. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Feb;9(1):31-7. PMID: 15021076.

Measurements from the Omron HEM-705CP are compared to those from the Omron Rx, though not in a formal validation.