- The pericardium was normal.
- The heart weighed 350g and the atria and ventricles appeared normal on sectioning (see images below).
- All cardiac valves were normal; there was a small amount of calcification in the pulmonary valve.
- There was a minimal amount of atheroma present in the coronary arteries.
- Uncomplicated atheroma was present in the aorta and other large systemic arteries, but none of the vessels affected were narrowed or occluded in any way.