Cord Finder - Introduction

The Cord Finder tool can be used to isolate the spinal cord on MRI spinal cord scans, and to calculate the cross-sectional areas along the cord, perpendicular to the cord axis.

Start the Cord Finder tool from the Toolkits menu: toolkits_cord_finder

The Cord Finder tool will now appear as shown below:

cord_finder_frame

Note that the ROI Toolkit also pops up when you start the Cord Finder.

The procedure for outlining the cord and calculating the cord areas can be summarised as follows:

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