Progressnotes is the quarterly magazine of the Medical University of South Carolina. Our mission is to keep you abreast of the latest clinical and scientific innovations through engaging and scientifically sophisticated prose. Browse our latest articles below and sign up for electronic notifications of exclusive digital-only content and published-ahead-of-print content.
In Short articles concisely describe innovative procedures, diagnostic tools, or treatment approaches available at MUSC Health, sometimes as part of a clinical trial, and summarize preliminary findings from MUSC research.
Brain circuit that supports smoking cessation identified
Stem cell drug screen yields potential alternative to statins
The lasting effects of ministrokes may contribute to dementia
A new drug shows clinical efficacy and safety in preventing sickle cell crises
Plaque brachytherapy saves vision in some patients with melanoma of the eye
Novel cancer immunotherapy shows preclinical promise
Risk factor for autoimmune disease found in an underexplored genomic region
Hospital medicine comes into its own
Feature articles explore a clinical or research innovation at MUSC in some depth, highlighting how it advances or could potentially expand treatment options over traditional therapy.
Transarterial embolization using Yttrium 90 microspheres for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
Expanded program provides the most advanced care for cardiac arrhythmias
Two decades of MUSC research suggest that an over-the-counter antioxidant could help those recovering from addiction avoid relapse by controlling intrusive thoughts
Progressnotes is pleased to offer continuing education opportunities in an effort to meet the educational needs of our audience of health care professionals and to address the health care challenges of South Carolina, particularly its high burden of chronic illness. Each issue of Progressnotes, with the exception of the Year in Review, will offer one CME-eligible article along with a sister telepresentation on a related subject through the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium’s SCHOOLS program. The telepresentation is typically scheduled within a month or so of the article’s publication, recorded as enduring CME, and made available at MUSCHealth.org/ProgressnoteCME.
Improving the care of young adults with sickle cell disease
MUSC Hollings Cancer Center's new director
New executive chief nursing officer and chief patient experience officer