UFH

(redirected from Unfractioned Heparin)
AcronymDefinition
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.