[Serum C3 as a screening factor in the primary prevention of myocardial infarct].

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This study addresses the possible use of serum C3 (third component of the complement system) to select the subjects to be submitted to diet or drug therapy in the primary prevention of myocardial infarction. C3 is synthesized by macrophages, which are the main cells involved in atheroma formation, and an association between serum C3 and the risk of… (More)

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@article{Muscari1995SerumCA, title={[Serum C3 as a screening factor in the primary prevention of myocardial infarct].}, author={Antonio Muscari and Geremia Massarelli and Giovanna Puddu and Zina Sangiorgi and Ada Dormi and Mark Bagnoli and Anthony Gaddi and P. Puddu}, journal={Cardiologia}, year={1995}, volume={40 7}, pages={507-14} }