Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MCQ 26 – Physiological changes in pregnancy

Which of the following is the least likely physiological change in pregnancy
a) Increase in intravascular volume
b) Increase in cardiac output
c) Increase in stroke volume
d) Increase in peripheral vascular resistance

Correct answer : d) Increase in peripheral vascular resistance

There is decrease in peripheral vascular resistance during pregnancy.

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