Chapter 17. Liver Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Daria Zorzi MD1,
  2. Yun Shin Chun MD1 and
  3. Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, FACS Professor of Surgery2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch17

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Zorzi, D., Chun, Y. S. and Vauthey, J.-N. (2010) Liver Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer, Center, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Liver Service, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer, Center, Houston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Liver Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases;
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG - PET);
  • colorectal liver metastases (CLM);
  • Portal vein embolization;
  • Evaluation of future liver remnant volume and portal vein embolization;
  • Anterior approach and liver hanging maneuver;
  • Two - stage hepatectomy;
  • American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA);
  • Extrahepatic disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preoperative considerations and work-up

  • Selection of surgical candidates

  • Surgical techniques

  • Methods to improve resectability

  • Conclusion

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers