- anesthesia risks;
- excessive bleeding;
- spinal cord or nerve damage;
- pain in the site of the bone graft;
- blood clots;
- bone graft rejection; and
- failed neck fusion (metal implants break).
While neck surgery may be necessary if you have sustained a severe neck injury in a Chicago car accident, there are complications you can unfortunately suffer as well. Any type of surgery comes with inherent risks, which should be explained to you before the surgery takes place. Some of the complications that can happen with neck fusion surgery include: