Table 1312 Major liver resections

Right lobectomy Right trisegmentectomy Left lobectomy Left lateral segmentectomy

Resection right of Cantlie's line Resection right of umbilical line Resection left of Cantlie's line Resection left of umbilical line

Resection remains the treatment of choice for metastatic colorectal cancer to the liver. Resection of can provide as much as a 40% 5-year survival rate in some instances.

Contraindications to resection include:

• distant metastasis or extrahepatic disease

• portal or IVC involvement

• advanced cirrhosis

• total hepatic involvement

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