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DSM staff profile

Professor John McCall

PositionMcKenzie Chair in Clinical Science
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsMB ChB MD(Otago) FRACS
Research summaryGastrointestinal Cancer Liver Disease Clinical Trials
Teaching

Co-convenor of professional development in Advanced Learning in Medicine (ALM; Medicine years 4–6).

Clinical
  • Liver and bile duct surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Publications

Willson, J. S. B., Godwin, T. D., Wiggins, G. A. R., Guilford, P. J., & McCall, J. L. (2013). Primary hepatocellular neoplasms in a MODY3 family with a novel HNF1A germline mutation. Journal of Hepatology, 59(4), 904-907. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2013.05.024

Ahmadi, O., McCall, J. L., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Does senescence affect lymph node number and morphology? A systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(9), 612-618. doi: 10.1111/ans.12067

McCall, J. (2012). Does the choice of baseline liver imaging influence patient outcome after resection of colorectal liver metastases? HPB, 14(5), 281-282. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00458.x

Girardin, A., McCall, J., Black, M. A., Edwards, F., Phillips, V., Taylor, E. S., Reeve, A. E., & Kemp, R. A. (2013). Inflammatory and regulatory T cells contribute to a unique immune microenvironment in tumor tissue of colorectal cancer patients. International Journal of Cancer, 132(8), 1842-1850. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27855

Lee, W. G., McCall, J. L., Gane, E. J., Murphy, R., & Plank, L. D. (2012). Oral β-blockade in relation to energy expenditure in clinically stable patients with liver cirrhosis: A double-blind randomized cross-over trial. Metabolism, 61(11), 1547-1553. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2012.04.001

Journal - Research Article

Girardin, A., McCall, J., Black, M. A., Edwards, F., Phillips, V., Taylor, E. S., Reeve, A. E., & Kemp, R. A. (2013). Inflammatory and regulatory T cells contribute to a unique immune microenvironment in tumor tissue of colorectal cancer patients. International Journal of Cancer, 132(8), 1842-1850. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27855

Ahmadi, O., McCall, J. L., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Does senescence affect lymph node number and morphology? A systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(9), 612-618. doi: 10.1111/ans.12067

Al-Freah, M. A. B., Gane, E. J., Livingstone, V., McCall, J., & Munn, S. (2012). The effect of changes of model for end-stage liver disease score during waiting time on post-liver transplant mortality. Hepatology International, 6(2), 491-497. doi: 10.1007/s12072-011-9287-6

McCall, J. (2012). Does the choice of baseline liver imaging influence patient outcome after resection of colorectal liver metastases? HPB, 14(5), 281-282. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00458.x

Lee, W. G., McCall, J. L., Gane, E. J., Murphy, R., & Plank, L. D. (2012). Oral β-blockade in relation to energy expenditure in clinically stable patients with liver cirrhosis: A double-blind randomized cross-over trial. Metabolism, 61(11), 1547-1553. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2012.04.001

Gunawansa, N., McCall, J. L., Holden, A., Plank, L., & Munn, S. R. (2011). Biliary complications following orthotopic liver transplantation: A 10-year audit. HPB, 13(6), 391-399. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2011.00300.x

Raj, A., McCall, J., & Gane, E. (2011). Validation of the ″Metroticket″ predictor in a cohort of patients transplanted for predominantly HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma. Journal of Hepatology, 55(5), 1063-1068. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2011.01.052

Kemp, R. A., Black, M. A., McCall, J., Yoon, H.-S., Phillips, V., Anjomshoaa, A., & Reeve, A. E. (2011). T cell subpopulations in lymph nodes may not be predictive of patient outcome in colorectal cancer. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, 30, 78. doi: 10.1186/1756-9966-30-78

Jones, V. S., McCall, J. L., Thomas, G., Stormon, M., & Shun, A. (2010). Reverse portal flow after liver transplantation: Ominous or acceptable? Pediatric Transplantation, 14(4), E34-E37. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2008.01121.x

Mathur, S., Plank, L. D., McCall, J. L., Shapkov, P., McIlroy, K., Gillanders, L. K., Merrie, A. E. H., … Parry, B. R. (2010). Randomized controlled trial of preoperative oral carbohydrate treatment in major abdominal surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 97, 485-494. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7026

Anjomshoaa, A., Nasri, S., Humar, B., McCall, J. L., Chatterjee, A., Yoon, H.-S., McNoe, L., Black, M. A., & Reeve, A. E. (2009). Slow proliferation as a biological feature of colorectal cancer metastasis. British Journal of Cancer, 101(5), 822-828. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6605229

Chen, J. W. C., Kow, L., Verran, D. J., McCall, J. L., Munn, S., Balderson, G. A., … Strasser, S. I. (2009). Poorer survival in patients whose explanted hepatocellular carcinomia (HCC) exceeds Milan or USCF Criteria: An analysis of liver transplantation in HCC in Australia and New Zealand. HPB, 11(1), 81-89. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2009.00022.x

Smith, M. D., & McCall, J. L. (2009). Systematic review of tumour number and outcome after radical treatment of colorectal liver metastases. British Journal of Surgery, 96, 1101-1113. doi: 10.1002/bjs.6735

Anjomshoaa, A., Lin, Y.-H., Black, M. A., McCall, J. L., Humar, B., Song, S., Fukuzawa, R., Yoon, H.-S., … van Rij, A., Thompson-Fawcett, M., & Reeve, A. E. (2008). Reduced expression of a gene proliferation signature is associated with enhanced malignancy in colon cancer. British Journal of Cancer, 99, 966-973. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604560

Mathur, S., Gane, E. J., McCall, J. L., & Plank, L. D. (2008). Serum sodium and hydration status predict transplant-free survival independent of MELD score in patients with cirrhosis. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 23, 239-243. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2007.04891.x

Plank, L. D., Gane, E. J., Peng, S., Muthu, C., Mathur, S., Gillanders, L., McIlroy, K., … McCall, J. L. (2008). Nocturnal nutritional supplementation improves total body protein status of patients with liver cirrhosis: A randomized 12-month trial. Hepatology, 48(2), 557-566. doi: 10.1002/hep.22367

Lin, Y.-H., Friederichs, J., Black, M. A., Mages, J., Rosenberg, R., Guilford, P. J., Phillips, V., Thompson-Fawcett, M., … van Rij, A., Yoon, H.-S., McCall, J. L., … Reeve, A. E. (2007). Multiple gene expression classifiers from different array platforms predict poor prognosis of colorectal cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 13(2), 498-507. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-05-2734

Lin, H.-M., Chatterjee, A., Lin, Y.-H., Anjomshoaa, A., Fukuzawa, R., McCall, J. L., & Reeve, A. E. (2007). Genome wide expression profiling identifies genes associated with colorectal liver metastasis. Oncology Reports, 17(6), 1541-1549.

Peng, S., Plank, L. D., McCall, J. L., Gillanders, L. K., McIlroy, K., & Gane, E. J. (2007). Body composition, muscle function, and energy expenditure in patients with liver cirrhosis: A comprehensive study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 85, 1257-1266.

Bartlett, A. S. R., McCall, J. L., Koea, J. B., Holden, A., Yeong, M.-L., Gurusinghe, N., & Gane, E. (2007). Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in a Hepatitis B endemic area. World Journal of Surgery, 31, 1775-1781. doi: 10.1007/s00268-007-9069-4

Mathur, S., Peng, S., Gane, E., McCall, J. L., & Plank, L. D. (2007). Hypermetabolism predicts reduced transplant-free survival indepdent of MELD and Child-Pugh scores in liver cirrhosis. Nutrition, 23, 398-403. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2007.02.003

Holden, A., Ng, R., Gane, E., Hill, A., & McCall, J. (2006). A technique for controlled partial closure of a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Tract in a patient with hepatic encephalopathy. Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, 17(12), 1957-1961. doi: 10.1097/01.RVI.0000244850.39439.34

Merrie, A. E. M., van Rij, A. M., Dennett, E., Phillips, L. V., Yun, K., & McCall, J. L. (2003). Prognostic significance of occult metastases in colon cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 46(2), 221-231.

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Journal - Research Other

Willson, J. S. B., Godwin, T. D., Wiggins, G. A. R., Guilford, P. J., & McCall, J. L. (2013). Primary hepatocellular neoplasms in a MODY3 family with a novel HNF1A germline mutation. Journal of Hepatology, 59(4), 904-907. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2013.05.024

Foo, E., Williams, D., Singh, H., Bridgman, P. G., McCall, J., & Connor, S. (2012). Successful management of a large air embolus during an extended right hepatectomy with an emergency cardiopulmonary bypass. HPB, 14(12), 871-873. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00550x

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