Jewett nail | definition of Jewett nail by Medical dictionary
Jew·ett nail (jū'ĕt nāl)
An intramedullary hip screw used in trochanteric fractures.
[Eugene Jewett, American surgeon]
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Various methods have been described for the internal fixation of trochanteric fractures, since the introduction of the stainless steel one piece angled V-nail plate by Capener and the subsequent adoption of the Jewett nail
plate in the mid-seventies.
9] Before the evolution of PFN different implants like Dynamic Hip screw/ Enders nail/ Jewett nail
6] Both intra-medullary and extra medullary implants [6,7] are used in treatment of this fracture that includes the first intramedullary nail-Kuntscher nail  followed by evolution of gamma nail [9,10], Zickle nail , Jewett nail
 and proximal femoral nail .