Reply To: what are the chances of GBS recurrence after TKR?
I would agree with the opinion that triggering a reoccurrence of GBS from a TKR is almost nil. More likely would be an immune response to metal toxicity, if your husband has some sensitivity to metals. Is he allergic to types of jewelry (silver, gold, aluminum, stainless steel, etc.)?
Here is an article that may help explain the metal toxicity risk better: