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The size of the humeral stem may be approximated by determining the diameter of the humeral head. Other variables should be considered including:
1. Severity of osteoporosis
3. minor axis diameter vs major axis diameter
Small humeral head diameters should alert the surgeon that a small humeral stem may be required.
Osteoporosis may indicate that a cemented stem may be appropriate
The size of the humeral stem will affect canal fill ratio, proximal shielding and pain