Hi Michael and others,
Firstly thanks much for such a great tool as boneJ.
I have a stack of microCT images of cortical bone of mice. I wanted to calculate total CSA and cortical bone area. This is probably a very basic question, I would very appreciate any advice. I was wondering if my procedures below are correct?
For total CSA
I converting the image stack into 8-bits & thresholding into black & white. Filling the medullary area with black/ background.
Then, I used Slice Geometry to get the CSA. It gave CSA results for each one of the slice. I took the average.
For Cortical bone area
I measuring the cortical bone volume dividing (number of slices x slice thickness) .
Thanks in advance for your comments and suggestions.