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Urinary incontinence may be caused by weak muscles in the lower urinary tract. They can also be caused by problems or damage either in the urinary tract or in the nerves that control urination. Another cause is bladder muscles that squeeze so hard that the sphincter muscle can't hold back the urine.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.