Inventor of the McCarty Mini Sleeve
A pioneer in laparoscopic weight loss surgery with 27 years of experience
Yes, the Mini Sleeve offers the exact same results as the traditional laparoscopic gastric sleeve.
Yes. In fact, many patients who struggled to get pregnant prior to surgery due to PCOS and weight-related issues find that it is easier to get pregnant after surgery. We have had over 50 patients become pregnant after being unable to conceive before surgery.
The Mini Sleeve procedure usually takes about 30 minutes, and general anesthesia is used. However, it’s performed as an outpatient procedure and patients typically go home within 2 to 6 hours after surgery.
One of the benefits of the Mini Sleeve is that you can start working out as soon as you feel ready! Remember: you have minimal lifting restrictions for the first 2 weeks.
Dr. Leah Dill likes to see or speak with all patients at 2 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 1 year after surgery. You will also have another nutrition class at 6 weeks after surgery.