Ultraschall in Med 2012; 33(2): 202
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1274837
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Basic FATE (Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography)

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27 April 2012 (online)

FATE is the original focused echo protocol practiced since 1989. FATE is easily and quickly learned and can be applied in all clinical scenarios e.g.: pre-, per-, and postoperative, intensive care medicine, emergencies, resuscitation, ambulances, inflight - no limitations, ect. FATE can be performed even with the patient in the sitting position. FATE also encounters a quick guidance to interpret the echocardiographic findings and to put it into the clinical context.