Margherita Casula

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is an essential component of the humoral arm of innate immunity and, like C-reactive protein, is independently associated with the risk of developing vascular events. Aim of this study was to investigate, in two large population-based surveys, the Bruneck Study and the PLIC Study, whether PTX3 plasma levels predict the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM To assess cardiovascular risk distribution, distribution of individual low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol target and distance of LDL cholesterol from the target in a representative sample of the Italian population. METHODS AND RESULTS Cross-sectional, population-based study of a representative sample of the Italian adult(More)
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