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What does UR stand for?

UR stands for Uterine Rupture

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SAN DIEGO--Three of the main risk factors for severe hemorrhage following a cesarean are abnormal placenta, uterine rupture or incision extension, and labor prior to cesarean, results from a large single-center study demonstrated.
Byline: ANI Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that by measuring the lower uterine segment (LUS) thickness, doctors can predict uterine scar defects in women who had previous caesarean deliveries, and anticipate which patients are at risk for subsequent uterine rupture if they have a trial of labour.
The incidence of uterine rupture in pregnancy/labour in Sokoto, Nigeria, is one of the highest reported in the world literature, (1,2) while umbilical hernias occur more frequently in Africa than in the Western world.
During her pregnancy with Nia, Mrs Williams says she was warned that there was a possibility of a slight tear to her scar if she had a natural birth, but Mrs Williams claims there was no mention of the risk of a serious uterine rupture - a rare but possible complication which can threaten the life of both mother and child.