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Nicholas Renz, MD

Clinical Instructor -- Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Emergency medicine, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-758-6787
Fax: 314-362-0478

Education

Education

Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia 2004
MD: University of Missouri-Columbia 2008
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2012
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2013

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The worst-case scenario: treatment of periprosthetic femoral fracture with coexistent periprosthetic infection-a prospective and consecutive clinical study.
Müller M, Winkler T, Märdian S, Trampuz A, Renz N, Perka C, Karczewski D
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2019 Aug 20; doi: 10.1007/s00402-019-03263-y.

PMID:
    31432205
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Long-term antimicrobial suppression prevents treatment failure of streptococcal periprosthetic joint infection.
Renz N, Rakow A, Müller M, Perka C, Trampuz A
J Infect. 2019 Sep; 79(3)236-244. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.06.015.

PMID:
    31310778
    [PubMed - in process]
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High frequency of low-virulent microorganisms detected by sonication of pedicle screws: a potential cause for implant failure.
Prinz V, Bayerl S, Renz N, Trampuz A, Czabanka M, Woitzik J, Vajkoczy P, Finger T
J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 May 28; 1-6. doi: 10.3171/2019.1.SPINE181025.

PMID:
    31137006
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Performance of synovial fluid D-lactate for the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection: A prospective observational study.
Yermak K, Karbysheva S, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
J Infect. 2019 Aug; 79(2)123-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.05.015.

PMID:
    31125637
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinically Asymptomatic Patients Show a High Bacterial Colonization Rate of Osteosynthetic Implants Around the Knee but Not the Hip.
Fuchs M, Kinzel S, Gwinner C, Perka C, Renz N, von Roth P
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Aug; 34(8)1761-1766. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.03.058.

PMID:
    31064723
    [PubMed - in process]
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A standardized interdisciplinary algorithm for the treatment of prosthetic joint infections.
Karczewski D, Winkler T, Renz N, Trampuz A, Lieb E, Perka C, Müller M
Bone Joint J. 2019 Feb; 101-B(2)132-139. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B2.BJJ-2018-1056.R1.

PMID:
    30700114
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Origin and characteristics of haematogenous periprosthetic joint infection.
Rakow A, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Jul; 25(7)845-850. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.10.010.

PMID:
    30678837
    [PubMed - in process]
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Meta-analysis of sonicate fluid in blood culture bottles for diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection.
Li C, Renz N, Thies CO, Trampuz A
J Bone Jt Infect. 2018; 3(5)273-279. doi: 10.7150/jbji.29731.

PMID:
    30662820
    [PubMed]
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Influence of retrieved hip- and knee-prosthesis biomaterials on microbial detection by sonication.
Karbysheva S, Grigoricheva L, Golnik V, Popov S, Renz N, Trampuz A
Eur Cell Mater. 2019 Jan 14; 3716-22. doi: 10.22203/eCM.v037a02.

PMID:
    30644078
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction and Microcalorimetry in Synovial Fluid: Can Pathogen-based Detection Assays Improve the Diagnosis of Septic Arthritis?
Morgenstern C, Renz N, Cabric S, Perka C, Trampuz A
J Rheumatol. 2018 Nov; 45(11)1588-1593. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.180311.

PMID:
    30219763
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection.
Li C, Renz N, Trampuz A
Hip Pelvis. 2018 Sep; 30(3)138-146. doi: 10.5371/hp.2018.30.3.138.

PMID:
    30202747
    [PubMed]
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Sonication Improves Pathogen Detection in Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt-Associated Infections.
Prinz V, Bayerl S, Renz N, Trampuz A, Vajkoczy P, Finger T
Neurosurgery. 2018 Aug 17; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy383.

PMID:
    30137609
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Orthopedic implant-associated infections caused by Cutibacterium spp. - A remaining diagnostic challenge.
Renz N, Mudrovcic S, Perka C, Trampuz A
PLoS One. 2018; 13(8)e0202639. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202639.

PMID:
    30125299
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Current perspectives on diagnosis and management of sternal wound infections.
Yusuf E, Chan M, Renz N, Trampuz A
Infect Drug Resist. 2018; 11961-968. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S130172.

PMID:
    30038509
    [PubMed]
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Is the Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay More Accurate Than the Lateral Flow Alpha Defensin Test for Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection?
Sigmund IK, Yermak K, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Aug; 476(8)1645-1654. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000336.

PMID:
    30020150
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gene mutations and clonal architecture in myelodysplastic syndromes and changes upon progression to acute myeloid leukaemia and under treatment.
Stosch JM, Heumüller A, Niemöller C, Bleul S, Rothenberg-Thurley M, Riba J, Renz N, Szarc Vel Szic K, Pfeifer D, Follo M, Pahl HL, Zimmermann S, Duyster J, Wehrle J, Lübbert M, Metzeler KH, Claus R, Becker H
Br J Haematol. 2018 Sep; 182(6)830-842. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15461.

PMID:
    29974943
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infections After Cranial Neurosurgery: Prospective Cohort of 103 Episodes Treated According to a Standardized Algorithm.
Renz N, Özdirik B, Finger T, Vajkoczy P, Trampuz A
World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug; 116e491-e499. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.017.

PMID:
    29758368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alpha Defensin Lateral Flow Test for Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Not a Screening but a Confirmatory Test.
Renz N, Yermak K, Perka C, Trampuz A
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 May 2; 100(9)742-750. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01005.

PMID:
    29715222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibiotic-induced fever in orthopaedic patients-a diagnostic challenge.
Labbus K, Junkmann JK, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
Int Orthop. 2018 Aug; 42(8)1775-1781. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3909-8.

PMID:
    29600426
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Value of PCR in sonication fluid for the diagnosis of orthopedic hardware-associated infections: Has the molecular era arrived?
Renz N, Cabric S, Morgenstern C, Schuetz MA, Trampuz A
Injury. 2018 Apr; 49(4)806-811. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.02.018.

PMID:
    29486892
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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