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Rheumatic heart disease
Q. In a pregnant patient with rheumatic heart disease, failure does not occur if she has:
a. PET
b. Hyperthyroidism
c. Polyhydramnois
d. Hypothyroidism.




  #2

D-hypothyroidism ?


  #3

d


  #4

donnoshaking head


  #5

D is the correct answer.achilles,seri can you explain?


  #6

hypothyroidism lowers metabolic rate and pulse rate wherea all other options impose further stress on the heart which when added to the state of pregnancy and rhd predispose to failure


  #7

nod hypothyroidism lowers the heart rate and thus decreases the work load.

good seri !

sorry babli, missed your question.



  #8

thanks achilles & seri.


  #9

Thank you for explaining seri.smiling face


  #10

what's PET ?


  #11

hypothiroidism






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