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Krzyzewski Gets New Hip

Posted April 3, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— Mike Krzyzewski, head basketball coach at Duke University, has a new hip.

The operation took place Sunday at Duke University Hospital.

Krzyzewski's wife, Mickie, and his orthopedic surgeon, Dr. T. Parker Vail, briefed reporters Sunday afternoon.

Background on hip replacement surgery is available at themedical center's website.

Updates on the coach's condition will be available on the website at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., starting Monday, April 5.