Neufeld nail

Neufeld nail

[nyo̅o̅′fəld]
Etymology: Alonzo J. Neufeld, American surgeon, 1906-1984
an orthopedic nail with a V-shaped tip and shank used for fixating an intertrochanteric fracture. The nail is driven into the neck of the femur until it reaches a round metal plate screwed onto the side of the femur. It is secured to a receptacle on the plate. Also called Neufeld angled nail.

Neufeld,

Alonzo John, U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1906–.
Neufeld apparatus
Neufeld cast
Neufeld driver
Neufeld dynamic method
Neufeld femoral nail plate
Neufeld nail
Neufeld pin
Neufeld plate
Neufeld screw
Neufeld traction
Neufeld tractor
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