Extended right hepatectomy with total caudate lobe resection and biliary tree resection for a large colorectal liver metastasis involving both the right and left hepatic lobes and the umbilical fissure: a case report.

@article{Chedid2005ExtendedRH,
  title={Extended right hepatectomy with total caudate lobe resection and biliary tree resection for a large colorectal liver metastasis involving both the right and left hepatic lobes and the umbilical fissure: a case report.},
  author={Aljamir Duarte Chedid and Marcio F Chedid and Cleber Rosito Pinto Kruel and F{\'a}bio Murad{\'a}s Girardi and Cleber Dario Pinto Kruel},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={447-9}
}
Very large right-sided liver tumors may grow up to the base of the umbilical fissure and involve the left hepatic duct and can occasionally reach the bile duct confluence. This kind of involvement has often been considered a contraindication to resection. We report a patient who presented with a large hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer that reached… CONTINUE READING