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UFHUnder Floor Heating
UFHUniversity of Fort Hare (Alice, South Africa)
UFHUnwanted Facial Hair
UFHUsual Forms of Handling (customs)
UFHUnfractioned Heparin
UFHUnion Française de l'Hélicoptère (French: French Helicopter Union)
UFHUnidirectional Flow Hood (pharmaceutical manufacturing)
UFHUnidentified Flying Humanoid
UFHUncoordinated Frequency Hopping (computer science)
UFHUnion Francophone des Handicapés (French: Francophone Union of the Disabled; Belgium)
UFHUltra-light Field Howitzer
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The practice guideline of the Dutch College of General Practitioners does not recommend any specific treatment, but a recently published guideline of the American College of Chest Physicians advocates the use of an intermediate dosage of unfractioned heparin or low molecular-weight heparin for at least 4 weeks--they based this conclusion, however, on an unclear risk/benefit ratio.
One review article of antithrombotic agents during pregnancy noted that a reduction of bone mineral density occurs in up to 30% of pregnant women receiving unfractioned heparin (UH), causing symptomatic vertebral fractures in 2%-3% of such women, he said at the Third International Conference on Sex Hormones, Pregnancy, and the Rheumatic Diseases.