Translation of invasive in Spanish:

invasive

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈveɪsɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

[Medicine/Medicina]
  • 1.1 [treatment/method] invasivo
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    • The importance of asepsis and sterilization of instruments and supplies for invasive procedures became widely accepted.
    • It also may be used in other ambulatory settings that perform surgery or other invasive procedures.
    • Junior nurses and healthcare assistants more involved in physical care seemed able to recognise that there was more to care than drugs, surgery, and invasive procedures.
    1.2 [cancer] invasivo
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    • ‘Polyp cancers’ are defined as invasive cancers removed at colonoscopy when colectomy was not carried out
    • Not a single case of invasive cervical cancer was missed with the use of HPV DNA testing in conjunction with cytology.
    • These superficial lesions can also be treated bronchoscopically to prevent progression to invasive cancer.

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