Naty becomes ill with peritonitis (inflammation of abdominal wall) and a perforated appendix. When the doctors performed surgery, "everything just burst" according to Naty. She was referred to a cardiologist, Dr. Orlando Fernandez, who saved her life.
When Naty Revuelta opened her eyes, she was staring at her future
husband, 20 years older than her and not particularly handsome, rather egg shaped.
Source: Havana Dreams