Medical Mission: Local doctor travels to Philippines with Minnesota charity care team
Removing the mastoid bone from a 5-year-old patient's ear takes skill. Especially when your microscope stops working.
But working slowly and carefully, maneuvering delicately past the facial nerves, Dr. Marty Janning managed to safely extract the tiny bone.
"You sit there and you wonder, 'How can I do this? How do I figure this out?' You improvise," he said.
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