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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.


D-hypothyroidism ?




donnoshaking head


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


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


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

good seri !

sorry babli, missed your question.


thanks achilles & seri.


Thank you for explaining seri.smiling face


what's PET ?



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