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in·va·sion

(in-vā'zhŭn),
1. The beginning or incursion of a disease.
2. Local spread of a malignant neoplasm by infiltration or destruction of adjacent tissue; for epithelial neoplasms, invasion signifies infiltration beneath the epithelial basement membrane.
3. Entrance of foreign cells into a tissue, such as polymorphonuclear leukocytes in inflammation.
[L. invasio, fr. in-vado, pp. -vasus, to go into, attack]

invasion

/in·va·sion/ (-va´zhun)
1. the attack or onset of a disease.
2. the simple, harmless entrance of bacteria into the body or their deposition in tissue, as opposed to infection.
3. the infiltration and destruction of surrounding tissue, characteristic of malignant tumors.

invasion

(ĭn-vā′zhən)
n.
The entry into bodily tissue and subsequent proliferation of an injurious entity, such as a pathogen or tumor.

invasion

[invā′zhən]
Etymology: L, in, within, vadere, to go
the process by which malignant cells move through the basement membrane and gain access to blood vessels and lymphatic channels.

invasion

Oncology The penetration of a basement membrane and extension into the stroma by a neoplasm which usually, but not invariably, implies a malignancy with metastatic potential. See Bulldozing invasion, Lymph node inclusions, Metastasis, Perineural invasion, Pseudoinvasion, Stabbing invasion, Vascular invasion.

in·va·sion

(in-vā'zhŭn)
1. The beginning or incursion of a disease.
2. Local spread of a malignant neoplasm by infiltration or destruction of adjacent tissue; for epithelial neoplasms, invasion signifies infiltration beneath the epithelial basement membrane.
3. Entrance of foreign cells into a tissue, such as polymorphonuclear leukocytes in inflammation.
[L. invasio, fr. in-vado, pp. -vasus, to go into, attack]

invasion

the entry and colonization of a host by an organism.

invasion

local spread, e.g. of infection; neoplasm

in·va·sion

(in-vā'zhŭn)
1. Beginning or incursion of disease.
2. Local spread of a malignant neoplasm by infiltration or destruction of adjacent tissue.
3. Entrance of foreign cells into tissue.
[L. invasio, fr. in-vado, pp. -vasus, to go into, attack]

Patient discussion about invasion

Q. How successful s minimally invasive surgery for knee replacements?

A. Approximately 300,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. and it said that 90% of the people who had a total knee replacement report an improvement in their function. i searched the CDC statistics for failure of the surgery and couldn't find any info about it. but as i said- it's a very common surgery. my grandmother had a hip joint replacement due to arthritis, it helped.
here is something that might help you to prepare for the surgery:

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00220#Understand the Procedure

good luck!!

Q. Has anyone had a minimally invasive partial knee replacement? How did it go and are you pleased? I will be having one in the next few weeks and would just like some input. Thanks...

A. Hmm... Never underwent it myself, but you may read some more here:
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00405

and you may also watch it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm6_qxd3P3Q

Take care,

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