Status post

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Status post (S/P) is a term used in medicine to refer to a treatment (often a surgical procedure), diagnosis or just an event, that a patient has experienced previously, for example, "status post cholecystectomy", "S/P vaginal delivery", etc.

History and etymology

'Status' is Latin for condition or state, whilst 'post' means after, i.e. the patient's condition after something has happened .

Terms used in radiology

Article information

rID: 89780
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Status post (S/P)

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