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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

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Maps & Directions

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

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 Sep 15; pii: jrheum.180311. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.180311.

PMID:
    30219763
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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Outcome of hip and knee periprosthetic joint infections caused by pathogens resistant to biofilm-active antibiotics: results from a prospective cohort study.
Akgün D, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2018 May; 138(5)635-642. doi: 10.1007/s00402-018-2886-0.

PMID:
    29352435
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synovial fluid multiplex PCR is superior to culture for detection of low-virulent pathogens causing periprosthetic joint infection.
Morgenstern C, Cabric S, Perka C, Trampuz A, Renz N
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Feb; 90(2)115-119. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.10.016.

PMID:
    29191466
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Novel concepts for eradication of biofilms on implants].
Feihl S, Renz N, Trampuz A
Unfallchirurg. 2017 Dec; 120(12)1092-1093. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0437-8.

PMID:
    29124295
    [PubMed - in process]
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Performance of automated multiplex PCR using sonication fluid for diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection: a prospective cohort.
Renz N, Feihl S, Cabric S, Trampuz A
Infection. 2017 Dec; 45(6)877-884. doi: 10.1007/s15010-017-1073-5.

PMID:
    28983865
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Local antibiotic therapy].
Kühn KD, Renz N, Trampuz A
Unfallchirurg. 2017 Jul; 120(7)561-572. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0372-8.

PMID:
    28643095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Antibiotic strategies in trauma surgery : Treatment of implant-associated infections].
Feihl S, Renz N, Schütz M, Müller M
Unfallchirurg. 2017 Jun; 120(6)486-493. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0359-5.

PMID:
    28573555
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Osteosynthesis-associated infections : Epidemiology, definition and diagnosis].
Renz N, Feihl S, Dlaska CE, Schütz MA, Trampuz A
Unfallchirurg. 2017 Jun; 120(6)454-460. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0364-8.

PMID:
    28540566
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High failure rates in treatment of streptococcal periprosthetic joint infection: results from a seven-year retrospective cohort study.
Akgün D, Trampuz A, Perka C, Renz N
Bone Joint J. 2017 May; 99-B(5)653-659. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B5.BJJ-2016-0851.R1.

PMID:
    28455475
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CD15 focus score: Infection diagnosis and stratification into low-virulence and high-virulence microbial pathogens in periprosthetic joint infection.
Krenn VT, Liebisch M, Kölbel B, Renz N, Gehrke T, Huber M, Krukemeyer MG, Trampuz A, Resch H, Krenn V
Pathol Res Pract. 2017 May; 213(5)541-547. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2017.01.002.

PMID:
    28343870
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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