Esuka Watanabe

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– In this report, structural and civil engineers are introduced to the world of very large floating structures (VLFS) that have been gradually appearing in the waters off developed coastal cities (and countries with coastlines). Their presence is largely due to a severe shortage of land and the sky-rocketing land costs in recent times. After providing a(More)
The present study examined a costly signaling model of human apology. The model assumes that an unintentional transgressor is more motivated to restore the relationship with the victim than an intentional transgressor who depreciates the relationship. The model predicts the existence of a separating equilibrium, in which only sincere apologizers will pay a(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the mode of appearance of ST2 in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). MATERIALS AND METHODS Immunoprecipitation and subsequent immunoblotting were performed to reveal the existence of ST2 in CSF after SAH. CSF samples from 21 patients were analyzed for ST2 using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay system. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Postpartum haemorrhage is an important cause of maternal morbidity and mortality, uterine atony being responsible for most of the cases. Hypertensive disorders are supposed to increase the possibility of such complications, mainly when complicated by "abruptio placentae". The classical treatments for postpartum haemorrhage have been based on(More)
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