Repeated hepatic resection combined with inferior vena cava
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Advanced tumors of the liver involving the inferior vena cava (IVC) have always been considered a contraindication to surgery.We report a case of a patient, who previously underwent right hepatectomy, with recurrence of colorectal liver metastasis invading the IVC. The patient had a liver resection together with replacement of the vena cava using a ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft tube. The operation was carried out in hepatic vascular exclusion (HVE) without the use of veno-venous bypass. The patient was healthy and tumor-free at 6 months post-surgery....

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