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Beyond the Horizon: KMC's Advanced 3D Design and Printing Lab

Witness a revolutionary leap in healthcare at KMC Hospital with the introduction of our cutting-edge 3D Design and Printing Lab, marking a historic milestone in Coastal Karnataka's medical landscape. At the intersection of innovation and precision, this state-of-the-art facility employs additive manufacturing technology to replicate anatomical structures crucial in clinical and research pursuits. This ground-breaking approach not only exemplifies medical precision but also underscores how technology is indispensable in solving complex medical challenges.

What is the 3D Design and Printing Lab?

The 3D Design and Printing Lab harnesses the power of cutting-edge technology known as additive manufacturing to replicate anatomical structures essential in clinical and research endeavours. This ground-breaking technology involves the creation of precise digital computer models derived from advanced imaging techniques like MRI, CT, and CBCT scans. Each print is meticulously crafted as per a doctor's specifications, ensuring absolute precision and relevance to patient care.

Benefits in medical practice

This innovative facility harnesses the power of 3D technology to deliver personalized, precise, and transformative care for patients across various specializations.
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Benefits of 3DTechnology in Medical Practice

Applications Across Medical Departments

Our 3D printing services span across various medical disciplines, including but not limited to:

Advantages of 3D Printing

Contact us to explore how 3D design and printing lab can elevate healthcare standards
and transform patient outcomes.


The 3D Design and Printing lab launched by KMC Hospital, Mangalore, pioneers the replication of anatomical structures through additive manufacturing. This technology uses patient-specific models derived from MRI, CT, and CBCT scans to empower doctors with precise insights into complex anatomies for enhanced patient care.

Medical 3D printing revolutionises clinical and research realms by providing in-depth comprehension of anatomical structures. It facilitates precise implant placement and device visualisation, thereby improving patient outcomes.

  • Personalised Pre-Surgical Treatment: Tailored solutions for individual patients.
  • Customised Surgical Tools: Precision tools and prostheses for surgeries.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: Sharing expertise across centres.
  • Patient Education: Visual aids for clearer patient understanding.
  • Reduced Surgical Time: Streamlined operations for efficiency.
  • Shorter Hospital Stays: Faster recovery through advanced techniques.

The time it takes for a 3D printing procedure on several factors, including the size and complexities of the case, smaller and simpler requirements can get printed in as little as 30 minutes, while larger and more intricate ones may take several hours..

It's not just about one area! Our 3D expertise extends across diverse medical fields, including:

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  • Orthopaedics.
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

This technology's potential is constantly evolving, and we're committed to exploring its possibilities in various other specialities.

Absolutely! Patient safety is our top priority. We adhere to the highest international standards for biocompatibility and safety, ensuring that all 3D-printed materials and processes are rigorously tested and approved for medical use.

We're happy to answer any questions you have! Feel free to visit our website for detailed information or read our blog. We're excited to share this revolutionary technology with you and explore how it can transform your healthcare experience.