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N.D. man wins inventor contest

Published 01/16/2009, The Jamestown Sun

A man’s invention to guide medical intravenous tubing has won first place at this year’s Marketplace inventor’s contest. Robert Heitkamp of Mantador said he came up with the idea for his so-called “site saver” device during a prolonged hospital stay and drew the design on the back of an insurance form. He said it has a series of clips that guide and align the IV tubing.

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