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invasiveness

 [in-va´siv-nes]
1. the ability of microorganisms to enter the body and spread in the tissues.
2. the ability to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue, a property of malignant tumors. adj., adj inva´sive.

invasiveness

/in·va·sive·ness/ (-nis)
1. the ability of microorganisms to enter the body and spread in the tissues.
2. the ability to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue, a property of malignant tumors.

invasiveness

Infectious diseases '…the ability–of a microorganism—to enter and move through tissue' Oncology See Metastasis.

invasiveness

1. the ability of microorganisms to enter the body and spread in the tissues.
2. the ability to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue, a property of malignant tumors.

Patient discussion about invasiveness

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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Previously, we demonstrated that a 12-lipoxygenase (12-LOX) metabolite of arachidonic acid, 12(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid, enhances the invasiveness of prostate cancer cells and that a 12-LOX-selective inhibitor [N-benzyl-N-hydroxy-5-phenylpentanamide] reduces experimental metastasis in animal model systems.
The third is a tumour cell producing mena, a protein that promotes invasiveness.
He rejects such occupational conscription on grounds of the invasiveness of the gathering and acting upon information regarding people's preferences for different types of work that would be required to implement such a policy.
The minimal invasiveness creates a comfortable alternative to conventional esophageal pH testing and provides very sensitive and specific diagnostic results for clinicians.
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