Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MCQ 37 – Maternal mortality and heart disease

In which of the following heart diseases maternal mortality is found to be highest?
a) Eisenmenger’s complex
b) Coarctation of aorta
c) Mitral stenosis
d) Aortic stenosis

Correct answer : a) Eisenmenger’s complex

Women with Eisenmenger’s complex have upto 50% mortality during pregnancy. Termination of pregnancy is advised.

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