Dedicated to the Diagnosis, Management & Treatment of Pericardial Disease

The Pericarditis Alliance is a nonprofit organization devoted to advocating and spreading awareness of pericardial disease.

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Our Pericarditis Alliance team is comprised of national and international leaders in the pericarditis field, the healthcare field, and pericarditis patients. Together, we work to share research and provide education, and support for pericardial patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.

What is Pericarditis?

Pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium, the thin fluid-filled sac surrounding the heart. The pericardium holds the heart in place and shields it from infection; there is a small amount of fluid between the heart and the pericardium to ensure there is no rubbing between them.

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Real Life Stories- Pericarditis Patient: Nisha

Real Life Stories- Pericarditis Patient: Nisha

← Go Back Meet Nisha Nisha's journey with pericarditis changed her perspective on life and taught her to appreciate the little things.Before Her Diagnosis - A Dream Career in Medicine Nisha grew up in a small town in Florida. She loved spending time with her family...

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Providing a safe place to connect and find support in a community of informed supportive patients, caregivers, family members & providers.

Inspire and the Pericarditis Alliance have partnered together to bring about the Inspire Pericarditis Community. Please join us as we work to encourage connection and support and expand the pericarditis community on an online forum.

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