The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)


In bifurcation PCI, as in everyday life, the consequences of kissing may not always be the same

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1209-e1213 published online e-edition February 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I11A240

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

When you look for the consequences of kissing in websites it is common to find discussions around the possible consequences of casual, light or deep kisses. One informative medical website reports that “...a serious, tongue-tangling kiss triggers a whole spectrum of physiological processes that can boost your immunity and generally spruce up that body you work so hard to keep attractive”. On the other hand, a teenagers’ website states that “...kissing carries some risk, simply because it puts you in close, intimate contact with another person (and all his/her germs)...”.

To date, the value of kissing ...

Sign in to read and download the full article

Forgot your password?
No account yet? Sign up for free!
Create my pcr account

Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from

Read next article

Expanding options for retrograde recanalisation of right coronary artery chronic total occlusions