How to turn an open ended cylinder point cloud into a 3D mesh for finite element analysis?

I have a point cloud of a tree trunk, attached as a text file, and need to convert it to a 3D mesh suitable for finite element analysis. I have done some searching this and other forums but can't find an answer. It seems like I need to first fill the top and bottom surfaces, but I haven't found a way to do that yet - any ideas?

Edit - more complex buttressed tree point cloud attached.
I would also be interested in employing a professional to do this - any suggestions of the best forums etc?

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It means that you need a mesh data file

If possible I will try so.

 
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